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September 25, 2017

Organic or not organic? That is the question that seems to trouble many consumers nowadays while shopping at their local grocery stores.  When making this decision a couple other common questions come into play, as well. For instance: ‘What does organic even mean?’, ‘Are organic products more nutritious than non-organic products?’, ‘How much more does it cost to eat organic?’, and ‘Are all organic products actually organic?’.  Well, fear not! Keep reading and all of these pending questions will be an...

June 26, 2017

Within the past couple of years, Farmers Markets have continued to gain popularity all over the country. Despite the majority of the year being a bit too frosty for outdoor shopping in WNY, the warmer weather welcomes all of the local goods and produce farmers and craftsman in the area have to offer.

What are some of the benefits of buying from Farmers Markets? Well I’m glad you asked! Here are a few reasons why Farmer’s Markets are the way to go when it comes to your summertime shopping:

1. Fresher Pr...

March 22, 2017

The month of March is not only National Nutrition Month, but National Kidney Month as well. In fact, March 14th is National Kidney Day. Maintaining proper kidney function is very important! This vital organ is in charge of numerous functions in our bodies including:

  • Filtering waste out of 200 liters of blood each day.

  • Regulating the body's salt, potassium and acid content.

  • Removing drugs from the body.

  • Balancing body's fluids.

  • Releasing hormones that regulate blood pressure.

  • ...

February 14, 2017

It is no secret that during the month of February chocolate sales skyrocket because of Valentine’s Day; the special holiday dedicated to showering our significant others with sweets and heart shaped presents. Thinking about the copious amounts of chocolate most of us consume on this day may be concerning to some, but you may not have to be so worried about eating those heart shaped chocolates your sweetie bought you after all. There has been consistent evidence that chocolate, particularly dark choco...

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Lindsay Gillon

Registered Dietitian

Certified Diabetes Educator

Phone: 716-222-0297

Fax: 716-794-9466

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