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Sound Bites with Melissa Joy Dobbins

Hosted by award-winning Registered Dietitian Nutritionist, Melissa Joy Dobbins, the Guilt-Free RD - "because food shouldn't make you feel bad!" TM. The Sound Bites Podcast delves into the science, psychology and strategies behind good food and nutrition. Join Melissa as she interviews experts including researchers, academics, authors, dietitians, nutritionists and more. Topics include: healthy diets, dieting and weight management, diabetes, agriculture, farming, and other hot topics in the media. Melissa promotes sound science, smart nutrition and good food - and wants you to walk away with credible information to help you make your own, well-informed nutrition decisions based on facts, not fear. For more info visit: www.SoundBitesRD.com
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Jun 22, 2017

“Recent scientific research has shown that peanut allergy can be prevented by introducing peanut-containing foods into the diet early in life..” – National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Sherry Coleman Collins, MS, RDN, LD is a registered dietitian nutritionist and consultant for the National Peanut Board in Atlanta, GA. She is an expert in food allergies and has experience in clinical pediatrics and school nutrition. She has been the brains and personality behind the Twitter handle @PeanutRD since 2012, boasting the reasons to enjoy peanuts and peanut butter, from their outstanding nutritional benefits to their delicious taste and culinary versatility—with indulgences along the way. Sherry is also a sought-after food allergy expert and a former nutrition supervisor for a major metro Atlanta school district. Plus, she’s a busy mom of an active young boy.

You can read the full show notes at www.soundbitesrd.com

 

Jun 13, 2017

“Turkey is a great ‘blank canvas’ for a wide variety of flavors, seasonings and marinades, making it a versatile choice for almost any dish. It’s also naturally low in fat and packed with lean protein to satisfy your appetite for health and fitness.” – Farmer Gary and Chef Dan

 

Gary Cooper, of Cooper Farms, is one of America’s turkey farmers. As a second generation farmer, he has been working full-time in the industry for 42 years and runs the family business along with his brother and sister. Today, Cooper Farms is a leading food supplier, selling a variety of fully-cooked and ready-to-cook turkey, ham and chicken products. Though the company has egg and hog facilities, most of its business involves turkeys.

Dan Phalen is the Corporate Executive Chef at Luby’s Fuddruckers. Chef Phalen has over 25 years of culinary experience and has been with Luby’s for 11 years developing the culinary services division and oversees all culinary for Luby’s cafeterias, Luby’s Culinary Services, Fuddruckers and Cheeseburgers in Paradise restaurants. Dan is a native Houstonian who lives in Spring with his wife and two children. His daughter, Danielle, just completed her master’s degree in dietetics.

You can read the full show notes at www.soundbitesrd.com.

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