Nutrition for Strength Training

Protein plays an important role in building muscle. Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT with A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC Everyone seems to have their own ideas about strength training and nutrition. Most of the time, the biggest challenge people face with strength training is what to do in the kitchen to prepare and eat the right foods to support their

Personalize Your Plate

Personalize Your Plate - Plate, spoon and knife

March is National Nutrition Month Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT with A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC I’m super excited for this years’ National Nutrition Month theme promoted by the Academy of Nutrition & Dietetics! Personalizing people’s diets is exactly what we do at A to Zinc Nutrition. 1,001 Different Diets The diet choices and plans available today are numerous. I

21 Healthy Habits for 2021

Find movement in your every day:  choosing to stand at your desk while working or bundling up and taking a walk with your family or friend are easy options to get moving. Drink water throughout the day. A target goal for water intake should be half your weight in pounds in ounces. Attempt to eat a handful of plant-based meals

Top 20 Drugs of 2020

With the crazy year we’ve had, we might think the top prescribed drugs of 2020 are ones that combat coronavirus or help with its symptoms. In reality, the top 20 drugs this past year are related to a variety of health concerns such as chronic conditions, autoimmune diseases, and even cancer. In this list of 20 drugs, nearly half are

A Pound of Broccoli A Day? No way!

by Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC It is no secret that vegetables have magical healing powers. However, it’s not always known what exactly is in them that provides these health benefits. One family of vegetables often referred to as cruciferous, has a natural plant compound in them called sulforaphane.

Understanding Supplement Labels

by Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC There are an estimated 85,000 different supplement products on the market in the US today according to PBS.org. It’s an astronomical amount of product to sift through! No wonder people just buy whatever comes up first in their internet search or what the salesclerk recommends at the local supplement

Healthy Cooking Part 2 with Kari Collett of A to Zinc Nutrition – radio Interview WJON

Part 2 on Healthy Cooking with Kari Collett of A to Zinc Nutrition Health Matters with Jay Caldwell of 1240AM WJON St. Cloud PART 2 TRANSCRIPT Interviewer: AM 1240, 95.3 FM, WJON, this is “Health Matters”. My guest today, Kari Collett, registered dietitian, A to Zinc Nutrition, talking about healthy cooking methods. We move on to the one that, I

Buy Your Supplements from a Trusted Source

by Kari Collett, RDN, LDN, CLT A to Zinc Nutrition, LLC Supplement sales have gone nuts! If you’ve been looking for immune boosting supplements like everyone else, you’ll find many of them on backorder. So what can you do? Most people turn to Amazon, eBay, or other sales sites where there is usually an abundance of inventory and at much

Protect Yourself from COVID-19

I don’t know about you, but I’m finding our current global health crisis overwhelming. There’s no doubt that COVID-19 has impacted everyone in one fashion or another whether directly or indirectly. Furthermore, we are bombarded with information on a continual basis from a variety of scientific and medical experts, government spokespersons, or economic analysts. The problem, as I see it,