Meal Replacements Using New Directions

Meal replacements (MRs) are prepackaged foods that can be used as part of a weight loss prescription. For our purposes, we will be discussing those that are used in a clinical setting. They can be used to replace one or multiple meals a day. MRs have many benefits when you are trying to lose weight. They simplify…

Phytonutrients

Consume the rainbow!* Phytonutrients are natural components of plant foods with health-promoting qualities.  When consumed, they can help protect against chronic diseases. Though not essential nutrients, they can provide antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits. They can act to boost the immune system, protect against cancer, provide detoxification, regulate estrogen metabolism and repair damage from toxin exposure,…