by Nancy Clark, MS, RD | It’s a common practice for runners to train early in the morning in order to get to work or classes on time. The question arises: What’s the best way to fuel for early morning runs?
By Ashley Acornley, MS, RD, CSSD, LDN With the holiday season in full swing, we are reminded of the 3,000 calories and 200 grams of fat found in the average holiday meal. For most Americans, these meals consist of pies, cakes, casseroles, stuffing, and many other fat and starch
By Dana MacCorquodale The world is trending towards a more natural approach. Be it in non-surgical medical aesthetics, health and physical fitness, or skin care. People are looking for a better way. Gone are the days when we were content to put anything and everything in and on our
By Sheri Branson One of my favorite dishes to make this time of year is ratatouille. Served either warm or cold, it reminds me of the warm summer sun of Provence. Local Farmer’s Markets are loaded with everything I need for this classic summer dish. Grilling the vegetables takes
By Esther Dill | After a hard work out on a swim, bike, or run, your muscles are primed to take in protein. The rule of thumb is to consume a ratio of 3:1 - 4:1 of carbohydrates to protein within a 30 to 60-minute window following workouts of an hour or more.
By Chris Newport | To avoid your gut going on strike, give it a little training and attention; avoid these common mistakes to perform your best.
By Suzi Bass, Meredith College Dietetic Intern and Ashley Acornley MS, RD, CSSD, LDN | Carbohydrate loading is maximizing glycogen stores in preparation for an endurance event lasting longer than 90 minutes, such as a half marathon, full marathon, or a triathlon.