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The Importance of Nutrition in the Pediatric and Adolescent Psychiatric Population

According to recent research, there is a significant connection between unhealthy eating patterns and poor mental health among children and adolescents. Unfortunately, many studies have reported that young people are eating well below dietary recommendations. Children and adolescents have become increasingly reliant on nutrient-poor, foods high in sugar and saturated fatty acids such as soft drinks, confectionary items, and baked snacks. These dietary patterns are not only significantly related to obesity and non-communicable diseases, but they also critically impact brain development and mental health as well.

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The Realities of Fad Dieting

A fad diet may seem like a much easier choice especially when we see an endorsement from a favorite celebrity or a family member who swears by it but think about your long-term goals versus a two-week fad diet plan. A healthy lifestyle which incorporates balanced meal planning and exercise is sustainable and better for your overall well-being and therefore should be your ultimate choice.

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The Importance of Malnutrition Programming

The prevalence of malnutrition is an opportunity for NEXDINE Hospitality to partner with acute care providers to implement effective Medical Nutrition Therapy and capture increased reimbursement for the facility. The link below will provide an overview of our malnutrition coding white paper and how NEXDINE Hospitality can impact your organization.

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Today’s Diabetes Hits Different

This November the American Diabetes Association is bringing awareness to the complex and chronic illness that is Diabetes in the United States. This year’s campaign is “Today’s Diabetes Hits Different”, so NEXDINE Hospitality wants to do their part in highlighting this cause. Why is this so important? Well, 37 million Americans have diabetes and one in five don’t know. In fact, 96 million Americans have prediabetes which is up from 88 million in 2019.