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  • essential nutrients for bone health

    Essential Nutrients for Healthy Bones

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr June 6, 2021

    View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Nutritionist | PhD ANutr (@drsomiigbene) Most people think weak bones and osteoporosis only affect the elderly, but this couldn’t be further from the truth! Bone health results from complex interactions between your genes, lifestyle (diet and exercise), hormones and vitamin D status. If you eat a poor diet, suffer from eating disorders, avoid exercise or suffer from malabsorption disorders, your…

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  • how to eat more vegetables

    5 Delicious Ways to Eat More Vegetables

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr May 29, 2021

    Today’s post is all about VEGETABLES. Specifically, the subgroups of vegetables, why you need them, and five simple tips to help you include more vegetables in your diet.   View this post on Instagram   A post shared by Nutritionist | PhD ANutr (@drsomiigbene) Vegetables are the third post in this Nutrition 101 series. In my first post, I covered how to start eating healthier and the five food groups…

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  • Chickpeas and pineapple curry Buddha bowl

    Chickpea and Pineapple Curry Buddha Bowl

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr May 26, 2021

    Hearty chickpea and pineapple curry buddha bowl. Enjoy this curry with rice and steamed greens for a nourishing and satisfying lunch or dinner. One of the easiest ways to get more fruit and vegetables into your diet is to incorporate them into every recipe. Whether that’s adding them (fresh or frozen) into soups and stews, blending them to form the base of curries or sauces or adding them to sandwiches…

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  • What you need to know about grains blog

    What You Need to Know About Grains

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr May 16, 2021

    In my last post, I briefly mentioned the five groups that make up a healthy, balanced diet. Today, I’m going to expand on the grain group and by the end of the video, you will learn: What grains are Why you need them Which are the best options What are grains?  Grains are the seeds from which new plants grow. These seeds contain nutrients that nourish the plants before their…

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  • How to eat healthier in 2021 and beyond

    How to Eat Healthier in 2021 (5 Simple Steps)

    Somi Igbene PhD ANutr May 9, 2021

    In today’s post, you will learn how to eat healthier in 2021 and beyond. I will share five simple steps you can start implementing to improve your eating habits. Every day you make thousands of choices, many related to food. Some may seem trivial, but others are important. A few may even set the course of your life. A food choice may seem trivial, but if you do it over…

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