Monthly Archives: March 2017

Are you meeting the minimum?

  Note to self: Be as active as you are physically able. Physical activity (PA) is movement that engages the skeletal system and requires energy above basal (resting) levels. In other words, PA can be a large variety of tasks from … Continue reading

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Spiralized Vegetable Soup

This low calorie, quick vegetable soup uses spiralized vegetables instead of pasta; this adds flavor, texture and disease-fighting nutrients to your bowl! Enjoy it as a vegetable side dish or add some grilled chicken breast to create a one bowl … Continue reading

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5 Products to Boost your Fiber Intake

We’ve all heard that fiber supports digestive health & heart health and most of us know the basics…that fruits, vegetables, beans and whole grains are good sources of fiber. But, even when we eat these “basics”, some of us still … Continue reading

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Recipe: Sweets, Beans & Greens

This recipe is quick and easy, and makes a great lunch or dinner option to meet increased iron needs during altitude training. Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes Massaged Spinach: 1 8-ounce bag of baby spinach 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil … Continue reading

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Winter Sports Nutrition Tips

Whether you ski, run, hike, or snowboard, it’s important to note several key nutrition concerns when training in the cold or altitude. Fluid, energy, and iron needs are all increased at altitude and below freezing temperatures. Follow these simple nutrition … Continue reading

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Get Away From Your Desk and Stretch

It is time to push yourself away from your desk, stand up, and stretch. Many Americans spend OVER 8 hours a day sitting and may I add with terrible posture. You are sitting all day and then you get up … Continue reading

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