Topic: Nutrition

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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Does Beer Have Health Benefits?

Throughout its history, Milwaukee has been a leading producer of beer from its many breweries throughout the city. While breweries have come and gone, German traditions still remain, making beer drinking a ubiquitous recreational activity. So, the question remains, does beer have health benefits? Even chocolate and wine do, so what about beer?

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Rainbow Spring Rolls with Ginger Peanut Sauce Recipe

Spring rolls are thought to have originated during the Eastern Jin Dynasty in China. During this time, people would make thin cakes loaded with vegetables on the first day of spring, hence the name Spring Rolls. As simple as this dish can be, there are a wide variety of foods, flavors and textures to stuff […]

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Eating for the Seasons: Spring Foods

It’s officially spring and with that comes another installment in our eating for the seasons blog series. Remember that ‘eating for the season’ means choosing fruits and vegetables that are in their peak season. This will help extend the life of your produce and be more cost effective overall.

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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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Nutrition Therapy for Heartburn, Acid Reflux, and GERD

What is the biggest-selling prescription medication in the United States? Many would be surprised to find out that it is a treatment for acid reflux. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), the technical term for reflux, is the number one disease of the digestive tract. Almost everyone will experience heartburn and/or reflux at some point in their […]

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Psychology and Culture Surrounding Food

Who has ever heard the phrase “you are what you eat”? What we eat affects how we feel. Food should make us feel good as well as be nourishing to our bodies. Eat too much, too little, or the wrong things and your health could be affected. This may result in negative feelings toward food. […]

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