Tagged: nutrition advice

Fiber! Part 3: The Benefits of Eating Fiber

This is Part 3 in a 4-part series on FIBER! (Read Part 1 & Part 2.) Fiber is a substance found in the skins of fruits and vegetables and in whole grains, which is hard to digest and important for digestion. It is recommended that adults incorporate between 30 and 40 grams of fiber per day, but most […]

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Fiber! Part 2: The Downfalls of Eating Fiber

This is Part 2 in a 4-part series on the wonderful world of FIBER! (Read Part 1 here.) In recent years, fibrous foods have received praise for their health benefits. Dietitians and doctors encourage their patients to increase their fiber intake. However, eating even a moderate amount of fiber foods can have some downfalls.

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Fiber! Part 1: Types, Sources, & Recommended Intake

Fiber is critical for every adult and child in this country. In the future, it may be the difference between health and disease; and between living a shortened or longer life. There’s so much to say on it too! So, get comfortable, because we have a 4-part series coming on FIBER! Many individuals elect to […]

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9 Tips to Pack Your Snacks & Meals Full of Nutrient-Rich Foods

You should enjoy your diet! Believe it or not, nutrient-rich foods are familiar, easy to find, and represent the five basic food groups, therefore achieving balance and building a healthier diet can be simple and stress-free!

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How Can I Get Enough Calcium in My Diet If I Follow a Vegan Lifestyle?

For those of you who choose to follow a vegan or even vegetarian lifestyle, you know best that sometimes one needs to get creative with their food to get all of the necessary nutrients for a healthy diet. Today I’d like to focus on just one of these necessary nutrients, calcium. Below you will find […]

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The Super Heroes of Food: "To Boost & Protect!"

With cold and flu season quickly approaching, heading out to the pharmacy every week can get time consuming — and expensive. But finding the best solutions to fight those pesky bugs and viruses could be right in your kitchen!

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It’s about time you tried a Green Smoothie!

Many people are busy today with work and activities other than preparing meals. You may want to try this smoothie recipe as a fun addition to your meals. One good suggestion is taking this to work with you after you have prepared it and frozen it in freezer cups. Then, throughout the day, you are […]

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3 Healthy Food Products Worth Trying

Every year we have changes in the rational of what makes for “good health” and what makes for “good food” products to support this health plan. This year we are following many new low cholesterol food selections and also we are looking at foods that are gluten free. You may be interested in taking a […]

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What Can a Registered Dietitian Do for You?

If you have been following our blog for awhile, you have probably noticed the weekly posts from Elite Sports Clubs’ Registered Dietitian, Rita. However, many of you may not really know what exactly a RD does or how one could help you reach your health and weight loss goals. Check out the article below from […]

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Four of the Best Foods You Should be Eating Regularly

For a long time, the American Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics has been speaking in very general terms to “eat a variety of foods.” Today, scientists are able to be more specific about their research in order to target those foods that will help you prevent certain kinds of illnesses and disease processes. These include […]

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