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About Ryan Whitcomb, RD, CDN

Ryan is a Registered Dietitian, and brings a wealth of information about nutrition to the company. From nutrients to general wellness know-how, Ryan's informative Health & Nutrition blogs will help you and your family understand the best foods to eat and why.

Ryan Whitcomb, RD, CDN

Ryan Whitcomb, RD, CDN

Ryan Whitcomb, RD, CDN is part of the Whitsons team of nutritionists, where he serves as a Registered Dietitian. Ryan works extensively with the Nutrition and Purchasing Departments, analyzing nutritional content of products and ensuring company-wide compliance with all USDA school food standards. In addition to advising on the new Healthy Hunger-Free Kids Act (HHFKA) regulations set forth for school, Ryan’s role continues to expand as new projects and nutritional guidelines are implemented.

The Facts About Fiber

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Ryan Whitcomb, RD, CDN
Ryan Whitcomb, RD, CDN is part of the Whitsons team of nutritionists, where he serves as a Registered Dietitia...
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Fiber. You’ve heard the word before and you’ve seen it advertised on product labels in grocery stores everywhere, but what is it? More importantly, why do we need it? Fiber, also known as roughage, is indigestible plant material that is not broken down by the body. This nutrient is found solely in c...
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The Scoop on Vitamin D

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Ryan Whitcomb, RD, CDN is part of the Whitsons team of nutritionists, where he serves as a Registered Dietitia...
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on Monday, 26 January 2015
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Now that winter is here (got snow?), let’s talk about something very important, something you probably aren’t very familiar with—your vitamin D status.   You may know vitamin D as the sunshine vitamin, but that’s only half of the story. Though our bodies can synthesize vitamin D from the sun’s UV...
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How Sweet is Your Heart?

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Ryan Whitcomb, RD, CDN is part of the Whitsons team of nutritionists, where he serves as a Registered Dietitia...
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Heart disease is multi-factorial, with many factors that contribute to it, such as diet, physical activity level, tobacco use, genetics—and our sugar intake. Sugar is a carbohydrate that is present in many foods we eat.  Sugar can either be a natural component of food, like in fruits and dairy or it...
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Boost Your Immune System...Naturally

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Ryan Whitcomb, RD, CDN is part of the Whitsons team of nutritionists, where he serves as a Registered Dietitia...
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  Winter is a season known for many things: blizzards, snow angels, gifts, cold temps, hot chocolate, school closings…and sickness. Not to sound pessimistic, but for many of us, it’s just a matter of time before the coughs, sneezes, chills, runny noses, fevers and sore throats manage to get the bes...
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