Nutrition Insights: Nutrition is More Than What You Eat!

  • March 2013
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For many people nutrition and diet are synonymous. However, over the past seventeen years of practicing nutrition counseling, I know balanced nutrition is more of a mind set then a prescribed diet. I have been fortunate to be a part of many emerging theories and practices of what makes up how, what, where and why we eat. The actual food

Nutrition Insights: To Snack or Not to Snack?

  • February 2013
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“To snack or not to snack?” Is it better to eat three square meals a day, or 5 or 6 mini-meals? Recent studies show that for better blood sugar control, and to help prevent binge eating, snacking can be a healthful thing to do. Eating healthful snacks, such as a piece of fruit, string cheese,

Nutrition Insights: Tips for Meal Timing

  • February 2013
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Meal timing and type of nutrient is important for an athlete and their sports nutritionist to be aware of. Findings from a study on optimizing the timing of a nutrient showed that performance of moderate-to high intensity exercise lasting for at least forty minutes is improved by consuming a moderately high carbohydrate, low fat, low

Nutrition Insights: Prevent Holiday Weight Gain

  • November 2012
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Studies show most adults gain at least one pound during the fall and winter, and these pounds are likely to pile up over the years. One study found that over the Thanksgiving holiday participants consumed 3,500 extra calories. Weight gain during the holiday season is something many think is inevitable but this does not have to be the case. Follow