IGA Better Choices Blog
When you decide it’s time for you and/or your family to start making better choices in food and activity, it helps to have a reliable resource to turn to—especially when you consider all the conflicting information out there coming from everyone from your neighbor up the street to latest diet guru on social media.
That’s why IGA has registered dietitian Kim Kirchherr. With over 18 years as a registered dietitian, 15 years as a certified diabetes educator and having made hundreds of appearances on national television and radio shows to talk about health and wellness, Kim knows a thing or two about making better choices.
Stay up to date and in the know about living a healthier lifestyle with regular blogs from Kim and other credible guest contributors.
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