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About Laura Binder

A Registered Dieitian with a background in nutrition, Laura brings her extensive knowledge of health to Whitsons. She will be one of our nutrition bloggers, giving insights and tips to the latest info to lead us on a healthier path!

Laura Binder

Laura Binder

Laura Binder, MS, RD is a member of the purchasing department as the nutrition compliance associate. She helps to ensure that all of our new food items meet federal, state, and local wellness policies, and makes sure every vendor that we work with has the necessary food safety documentation. She also assists marketing and sales with projects throughout the year, and helps to coordinate the Nutrition Safari costume program. Laura enjoys contributing to Traditions and the Whitsons community blog with her knowledge of nutrition, physical activity, and stress management.

Chia Seeds: Not Just for Clay Statues Anymore!

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Laura Binder, MS, RD is a member of the purchasing department as the nutrition compliance associate. She help...
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I’ve been bombarded with information and recommendations for adding chia seeds to my diet, and I finally got around to researching and trying it this week. Now I get why everyone is talking about it!   Most famously known as the seeds that sprout on clay statue heads to create green fuzz, chia see...
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Make Time for Exercise

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Laura Binder, MS, RD is a member of the purchasing department as the nutrition compliance associate. She help...
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on Monday, 25 November 2013
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  We all have busy schedules; between work, family obligations, and whatever time remains after that for a social life, who has time to add physical activity to their daily routine—especially in the colder months ahead and with the holidays just around the corner?   It isn’t that difficult to mak...
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Stop Cold and Flu with Elderberry Extract!

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Laura Binder, MS, RD is a member of the purchasing department as the nutrition compliance associate. She help...
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on Monday, 14 January 2013
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With winter now in full swing, so is cold and flu season. Everyone seems to have their own immune-boosting rituals to make sure they don’t get sick, including me. I personally take and recommend elderberry extract after having it recommended to me by many friends and my preceptors during my dietetic...
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