Saturday, April 29, 2017

Nutrition

The Cookout Makeover

Summer has a way of making us crave light meals, fresh fruit, and crisp veggies. Take advantage of nature’s bounty and enjoy a plateful of the season’s best. Before you unearth that red checkered tablecloth, avoid these picnic pitfalls …

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Dos & Don’ts of Pre-Workout Snacking and the Season’s Farm-Fresh Picks

It’s common knowledge that drinking water prior to a workout is essential. The same is not necessarily true of consuming food. Although you shouldn’t head to the Center with a growling stomach, pre-workout snacking is not required. Scoop up these tips on when and what to eat for your best workout and overall health …

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Surfacing from an Eating Disorder: One Member’s Journey to Self-Acceptance

Although modern Barbie is packaged as a can-do-anything career doll, her perfectly proportioned bombshell image still shouts the same message: Success, adoration, and physical beauty are codependent. Just one example of many, media today continues to emphasize outer beauty. And we continue to hunger for it, sometimes in the most literal (and dangerous) sense …

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Foods to Build a Better Immune System

Aside from getting the seasonal and H1N1 flu vaccine, you can protect your body through healthy nutrition. Certain power foods can even improve your fight against germs. Nurse Margery highlights some suggestions taken from 101 Foods That Could Save Your Life by Dave Grotto RD, LDN …

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Exploring Nutrition with Your Taste Buds in Tow

Nutrition is an involved science. There is a surplus of information vying for our attention as the media bombards us daily. Registered Dietitian Helene Dubin, MS, RD, cuts through the fat and gets to the facts …

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