Tagged: nutrition tips

Benefits of Shopping Local Farmer’s Markets

With Wisconsin summer finally here and the local farmer’s markets opening up, people are starting to think more about seasonal eating. There are many benefits to shopping at farmer’s markets, including fresh produce and baked goods, prices tend to be lower, and the best part is that you are supporting your local small businesses and […]

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Improving Your Digestive Regularity

Feeling a little stopped up lately? It may come down to a lack of fiber consumption. The typical American only consumes around 8-10 grams of fiber per day, mostly from processed food sources. This is far from the recommended amount of 25-35 grams of daily fiber intake! You can find fiber in sources such as […]

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How to Properly Grill a Steak

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, that means summer is coming. With summer comes grilling season, unless you are crazy enough to grill during winter. Nothing is better than grilling a great steak after a day of doing yard work or hanging with some friends. However, getting your steak just right […]

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Ah Nuts! Fuel for Memory and Cognition

Ever forget a name you should know, had a fact at the tip of your tongue you couldn’t quite remember, or walk into a room and forget why you were there? Wish there was something you could do to improve your memory? What if you learned nuts may help improve your brain health when eaten […]

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Endurance Athlete Nutrition: Pre-Exercise Fueling

Your nutrition plays a pivotal role in your race day success. Knowing what to eat and when to eat it before you start will help you feel energized and ready to go! Here are some nutrition tips for fueling up beforehand.

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Practice Proper Portion Control

Most adults may have noticed that food portions have gotten larger, not only in restaurants but at home as well. In the age where you can super-size almost anything, many meals have become enough food for at least two people. With this growth in portion size comes an increase in the average person’s waistline and […]

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3 Eating Tips to Get Your Summer Body Back

With Spring Break quickly approaching and summer (hopefully) right around the corner, this is the time that most of us dread thinking about those swimsuits hiding in the back of our closets. Here are 3 eating tips to help get your summer body back just in time:

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A Dietitian’s Take on Soda

Most people are aware soda, as well as diet soda, is harmful to your health. Which is better? Which is worse? Are either ok? Here is a quick run-down of how both beverages affect your health so you can make an informed decision regarding your hydration.

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Food Swaps Part 6: Better Overall Health

A lot of times we choose certain foods based on convenience. Other times we stick with what we know. But if you’re looking to improve your overall health, there are a number of alternatives you can use for common foods. Let’s look at some simple food swaps for better overall health.

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Food Swaps Part 5: Cleaner Protein

There are are number of ways to clean up your diet. One of those ways is to consume cleaner protein, which  refers to a protein source that is free of (or has less) pesticides, antibiotics, chemicals and food flavorings than more processed versions of protein. Proteins that we would consider “clean” also generally have less […]

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