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Ketogenic Diet – What?

Ketogenic Diet – What?

Written by Avance Care registered dietitian Chris Thompson, MS, RDN, LDN   Many diets spark interest in the minds of individuals looking to manage weight, blood sugars, and more. Lately, the ketogenic diet has been garnering a lot of attention. But is it new? And what... Read More
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The Facts on Fermented Foods

The Facts on Fermented Foods

Written by Avance Care registered dietitian Julia Bumpus, MS, RDN, LDN   Fermented foods are foods that have undergone the process of fermentation, where carbohydrates are converted to alcohol or organic acids using microorganisms (yeasts or bacteria) without... Read More
Categories: Education
Self-Injury Awareness Day

Self-Injury Awareness Day

By Alies Barton, MSW, LCSW   March 1st is Self-Injury Awareness Day Self-injury, self-harm, self-mutilation, cutting, or deliberate self-harm are all terms used when talking about someone hurting themselves on purpose. Self-injurious behaviors are quite common... Read More
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Nutrition Facts Label Reading 101

Nutrition Facts Label Reading 101

By Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN     Due to the increasing prevalence of obesity and chronic disease in our society, many people are trying to make healthier choices with their food and beverage intake. Depending on personal health needs and goals, people monitor... Read More
Categories: Education
Mythbusters: Nutrition Edition

Mythbusters: Nutrition Edition

By Avance Care Registered Dietitian Grace Burton, MS, RD, LDN   Just like that, it’s 2019! It’s the beginning of a new year and many people are setting New Year’s resolutions, ranging from personal to financial to physical and mental health. Often times, after an... Read More
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A Conversation with Tishira Brewington, PA-C

A Conversation with Tishira Brewington, PA-C

Name: Tishira Brewington, PA-C Role at Avance:  Physician Assistant – Knightdale Years at Avance Care: Less than one My first job: Famous Footwear Why primary care:  Primary care is the most versatile aspect of medicine. Why I love Avance Care:  I love the... Read More
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