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Northwest Kidney Centers welcomes former Bothell mayor

  • Apr 3, 2014 at 7:00AM

Nonprofit Northwest Kidney Centers has named Jim Liming and former Bothell mayor Debbie Treen to its Foundation Board.

 

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Timi Gustafson, R.D.

The Right Diet

When people hear the word “diet,” most think of calorie restriction, deprivation, making up for past indulgences, and as so forth. There is something unpleasant, almost punitive about the whole concept of dieting, which is unfortunate because it can make it harder to turn to healthier eating regimens. “The main goal of going on a...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Food Poisoning Most Often from Restaurant Visits, Study Finds

Americans love to eat out, preferably several times a week, according to the Nation’s Restaurant News, a publication for the restaurant industry. At the same time, there is growing concern that restaurant food may not be as healthy as it should be. On top of worries over portion sizes and excessive fat, salt and sugar content...

Timi Gustafson, R.D.

Keeping Consumers Guessing About Healthy Eating

Although there is certainly no shortage of nutritional advice today, most consumers remain painfully confused about the quality of their food choices. The reason is not only lack of interest or education but also how relevant information is conveyed. Food manufacturers tend not to inform their customers very well when marketing their products, a recent survey from...

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Stupid Nice Things Good People Say

Why is it that whenever someone shares disappointing or sad news with us our first inclination is to throw on a super-hero cape and deliver the perfect words that will make everything better?  No matter our good intentions, what usually happens, though, is that we end up saying really stupid things—meant to be nice and...

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