Christie Benton

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Christie Benton has been a dietitian for over 30 years ; she is certified in weight management and is currently the wellness and community services dietitian at Dixie Regional Medical Center in St. George, Utah. When not providing nutrition counseling, she enjoys her numerous pets, baking, and the great outdoors in Southern Utah.

Natural Foods Can Be Naturally Confusing

By Christie Benton
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Natural: existing in or caused by nature; not made or caused by humankind.

The term “au naturel” brings up a very different, but specific meaning, and for that matter, image. But when speaking of foods, the term “natural” can be confusing, misleading, even open to interpretation.