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Elizabeth Keegan MS, RD, LDN

Elizabeth Keegan is a Registered Dietitian on the Nutrition team at GA Foods, responsible for child nutrition and menu development at the Ft. Lauderdale, Center Hill and Daytona Beach field units. Elizabeth completed her dietetic internship with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services which encompassed various areas such as the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and Department of Health, school food service management and community nutrition. In her spare time, Elizabeth enjoys watching soccer, yoga, running and spending time with her Boston Terrier, Lulu.

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Baby Boomers and Functional Foods - Myth vs. Facts

Posted by Elizabeth Keegan MS, RD, LDN on Aug 23, 2017 11:00:00 AM

This is the third article of a 4-part series on the role that nutrition plays in the health of Baby Boomers. Click here to read part one and here to read part two.


Functional foods, sometimes called nutraceutical foods, are foods that offer health benefits that go beyond providing basic nutrition. They contain health-boosting nutrients or additives that have in many cases been shown to possess medical benefits.

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Topics: Baby Boomers, Senior Nutrition, Nutrition

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