Articles by Rebecca Bitzer MS, RD, LD, CEDRD

What Can Cinnamon Do for You?

October 20, 2016

The change of season brings the wonderful smells and flavors of fall cooking, like cinnamon. But cinnamon is more than just a tasty addition to pies and oatmeal. Research has shown that cinnamon has a many health benefits. So what can cinnamon do for you? [...]

Lifestyle Changes for Healthy Aging

December 22, 2015

As we age, we are at higher risk for developing chronic diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure and arthritis. According to the National Council on Aging, about 92% of older adults have at least one chronic disease, and as many as 77% have at least two. A staggering 57 million Americans over the age of 20 have prediabetes, which increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and stroke. These daunting numbers make healthy aging seem nearly impossible, but there is hope. Studies have shown that by making lifestyle changes, the risk of developing diabetes is reduced by 71%. [...]
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