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Kristin Neubauer


New Dietary Guidelines for Americans: A Recap

By On February 2, 2016

Every five years, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans is updated to reflect new findings in nutrition science. The dietary guidelines are the go-to source for nutrition advice for public health professionals and… Read More

Health Communication

My Finished HealthCom Journey: Part Six

By On January 19, 2016

A little over a year ago I wrote about my unfinished health communications journey. Fast forward to today, and I’m thrilled to say that my health communications journey has finally finished.… Read More


Magnesium: An Essential Mineral for Proper Body Function

By On January 4, 2016

Eating a balanced diet filled with various vitamins and minerals is important for our bodies to stay healthy. But there is a mineral that is important to almost every organ in the… Read More

Health & Wellness

Physicians-Nutritionists Collaboration Key to Addressing Obesity Epidemic

By On December 3, 2015

Obesity continues to be an ongoing public health issue. More than one third, or about 78.6 million, of the U.S. adult population is obese. Obesity accounts for 10 percent, or about… Read More

Health & Wellness

The FDA Offers a New Recommendation for Sugar Consumption

By On November 18, 2015

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently recommended a cap on the amount of added sugar you should consume each day. This equates to no more than 12.5 teaspoons or 50 grams… Read More


Iron: An Essential Mineral for Proper Body Function

By On November 3, 2015

Iron, a mineral found in every cell of the body, is an essential element for the body to properly function. It is essential because it is vital for blood production. … Read More


#Commit2Ten and #GimmeFive Campaigns Offer Resources to Help You be Healthier

By On October 16, 2015

Two campaigns (#Commit2Ten and #GimmeFive) offer great ways to become physically active without requiring you to put in a lot of time to get you started.… Read More

Whole Grains

Whole Grains Support Health, a Balanced Diet, and Weight Management

By On September 30, 2015

When your diet is in need of help, turning to the latest fad diet to help manage your weight is last thing you should do. … Read More


Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking

By On September 14, 2015

The U.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek H. Murthy, recently launched a campaign targeting the importance of walking: Step It Up! The Surgeon General’s Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities.… Read More

Health & Wellness

Consumption of Soda Negatively Impacts Your Health

By On August 28, 2015

There is no benefit that can be obtained from drinking soda. Just one can contains 10 teaspoons of sugar, which is equivalent to a person’s daily recommended amount.… Read More