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Fall Sports and Hydration for Young Athletes

By: Jen Haugen, RDN, LD -- September 18, 2019-Warm humid weather and intense high school sports practices, sometimes twice a day, lead to a lot of sweating and risk of heat exhaustion or more serious heat stroke.  While hydration may not be at the top of the list for a...

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Choose Your Calories by the Company They Keep

You will often hear that controlling your weight is simply a matter of “calories in vs. calories out.” Technically this is true: to create a calorie shortfall to lose weight, your body needs to use or “burn” more calories than you consume. Therefore, you must decrease your food intake, increase...

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September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

Each month of the year has it’s own health observations to bring light to the wellness issues that impact our society.  With children going back to school, this September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Growing obesity rates affect not only adults, but children and adolescents, too. Currently one out...

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Better than Willpower

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- I am not a fan of willpower. It isn’t because I don’t have any. It’s because willpower is unreliable. It’s there during one chocolate craving, but gone the next. Willpower might keep you from digging into the chip bag several afternoons in a...

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Save Time in the Kitchen, Part 1

Who wouldn’t want to get more done in less time? Like most of my clients, I lead a busy life. I bet you do too. Some overworked and busy people don’t prioritize healthful meals because they think they don’t have time. Fortunately, you don’t need tons of time to make...

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Save Time in the Kitchen, Part 2

By: Jill Weisenberger, MS, RDN, CDE, FAND -- In Part 1, I shared tips to stock up on healthy convenience foods and to get a head start on food preparation. In this post, I give you the lowdown on some time-saving tools and gadgets. Digital Food Scale This tool saves...

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