Providence Nutrition Team

We are all about food! The Providence Nutrition Team loves to talk about and share our expertise on how to help you find the right diet, food types and maintenance tactics to help you live life to the fullest...while also enjoying the best foods that mother nature has to offer.

  • When eating disorders hit home: How one doctor supported her teen

    When eating disorders hit home: How one doctor supported her teen

    Are you or someone you love struggling with an eating disorder? Providence psychologist Robin Henderson, Psy.D., understands—because she’s been there, too.

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  • Kimchi: A nutrient boost for better digestive and heart health

    Kimchi: A nutrient boost for better digestive and heart health

    The nutrition experts at Providence highlight kimchi, the traditional Korean dish that adds spice to your menu while providing numerous health benefits.

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  • Keep your digestive tract happy with a colon-friendly diet

    Keep your digestive tract happy with a colon-friendly diet

    Nutrient-dense, high-fiber foods can help keep your colon healthy—and lower your risk for cancer and other conditions such as constipation and diverticulitis.

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  • What can you eat when you have Diabetes?

    What can you eat when you have Diabetes?

    Learn menu planning tips, snack guidelines and food substitutes that help maintain your blood sugar and control your diabetes with balanced nutrition.

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  • Do you really need protein powder?

    Do you really need protein powder?

    Protein powder is the go-to choice for post-workout meals, but is it for everyone? Learn more about this supplement and how to use it.

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  • Foods to help you reset in the new year

    Foods to help you reset in the new year

    Feeling bloated or weighed down after holiday dinners and sweets? Try these foods to help your diet get back on track in the New Year.

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  • New nutrition facts labels: What you should know

    New nutrition facts labels: What you should know

    Eating a balanced diet just got easier with the help of the newly updated Nutrition Facts label. Find out how these changes are relevant to your diet and nutrition.

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  • Is stevia safe?

    Is stevia safe?

    This “all-natural” artificial sweetener has taken over the low-calorie food world, but is it a safe substitute for sugar?

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  • Electrolytes keep your body balanced

    Electrolytes keep your body balanced

    Here’s how to maintain the proper balance of electrolytes in your body to stay energized.

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  • Healthy swaps for holiday favorites

    Healthy swaps for holiday favorites

    Celebrate the holidays without adding extra pounds. And enjoy a simple sugar cookie recipe using healthy swaps.

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  • Do detox diets and teas really work?

    Do detox diets and teas really work?

    Detox teas and detox diets are popular ways to lose weight and cleanse your system, but are they safe?

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  • The health benefits of herbs and spices

    The health benefits of herbs and spices

    Add these four herbs and spices to your kitchen for their great taste — and health benefits.

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  • Have you solved the protein puzzle: meat or plants?

    Have you solved the protein puzzle: meat or plants?

    Whether you get your protein from a meat-based or plant-based diet, it’s an essential building block for your body’s cells, tissues and organs.

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  • Extreme picky eating could be ARFID

    Extreme picky eating could be ARFID

    Is your child just a picky eater or is it Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID)? Learn the difference.

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  • Halloween goody guide: Tricks for handling treats

    Halloween goody guide: Tricks for handling treats

    Check out this Halloween goody guide for tips to help make sure your trick-or-treaters enjoy their bounty without harming their health.

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  • Malnutrition in babies and young children

    Malnutrition in babies and young children

    Part two of a two-part series that looks at the growing epidemic of malnutrition. This month: Malnutrition in babies and young children.

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  • Is Kombucha healthy?

    Is Kombucha healthy?

    Kombucha is a fizzy, fermented tea containing probiotics, antioxidants and other health-promoting properties.

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  • Is your medication to blame for changes in appetite?

    Is your medication to blame for changes in appetite?

    Learn about how different medications can affect your hunger, metabolism and weight.

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  • Red flags your diet isn’t balanced

    Red flags your diet isn’t balanced

    Is your diet doing more harm than good? Here are four red flags of an imbalanced diet that could be affecting your overall nutrition.

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  • Disordered eating vs. eating disorder—what’s the difference?

    Disordered eating vs. eating disorder—what’s the difference?

    The nutrition experts at Providence weigh in on spotting the differences and stopping the progression.

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