Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD

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Specialties:

  • nutrition & dietetics

Affiliation:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

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  • Mehmet Oz, MD
  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD
    The best source of vitamin A is liver in animal products. Other good sources include sweet potatoes, carrots, dark leafy greens, eggs, tomatoes and fortified milk. Read More
  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD
    Consider following the DASH (Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension) diet developed by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. The DASH diet has been shown to be effective in reducing blood pressure and when followed in a low calorie meal plan can help you to lose weight. The nutrient dense...Read More
  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD

    Adequate protein is essential to maintain lean muscle mass which is metabolically active tissue helping you to lose weight. On average you require about as many grams of protein as your weight is in kilograms. To convert your weight from pounds to kilograms divide your weight in pounds by 2.2. One ounce

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- A cocoa drink rich in flavanols -- the same antioxidants found in chocolate -- may help people with mild memory problems improve their brain function, according to Italian researchers.

    Flavanols are found in tea, grapes, red wine, apples and especiall...Full Article

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    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- Roughly one-third of adults in 12 states are obese, with Mississippi topping the list at 34.9 percent, according to a new analysis of U.S. figures.

    Twenty-six of the 30 states with the highest adult obesity rates are in the Midwest and the South, found ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Nutrition & Dietetics:

    MONDAY, Aug. 13 (HealthDay News) -- States with strong laws about what foods can be sold at school outside breakfast and lunch programs appear to have more students who stay at healthier weights, new research suggests.

    These laws, known as competitive food laws, regulate the foods that c...Full Article

  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD
    The major benefits of breastfeeding for mothers are numerous. Lactating requires more calories than pregnancy and is really when you are eating for two. The energy required to produce milk allows a mother to more readily lose fat stores gained in pregnancy and maintain a healthy weight. Woman...Read More
  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD
    Indirectly eating too much sugar may result in obesity which can lead to insulin resistance and type two diabetes. Long-term healthy weight maintenance for vitality and to prevent chronic disease is best achieved with a steady nutrient dense diet plan including whole grains, fruits, vegetables, healthy...Read More
  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics states the following:

    • The “RD” credential is a legally protected title that can only be used by practitioners who are authorized by the Commission on Dietetic Registration of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
    • Some RDs may call themselves “nutritionists,” but not all nutritionists are registered
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  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics defines a registered dietitian as a food and nutrition expert who has met academic and professional requirements including:

    • Earned a bachelor’s degree with course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’s Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics
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  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD

    The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics defines a registered dietitian as a food and nutrition expert who has met academic and professional requirements including:

    • Earned a bachelor’s degree with course work approved by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics’s Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics
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  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD

    Choose whole grains, fruits, vegetables, healthy fats as described below, proteins including lean meat, poultry, fish, nuts, legumes, beans, soy or dairy and reduced saturated fat, sodium and sugar.

    According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, fatty acids make up about 20 to 30% of calories

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  • Laura Motosko, MSEd, RD
    According to the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics "National Nutrition Month® is a nutrition education and information campaign created annually in March by the American Dietetic Association. The campaign focuses attention on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating...Read More