How to eat like an Olympian

By Kary Woodruff
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For Olympic athletes training for a gold medal, it is more than just hours spent practicing their sport. Ask any Olympian and they’ll tell you that nutrition is also a major component of their training plan. Improper fueling during training and competition can mean the difference between first and second place, so following a sound nutrition plan is essential for optimal performance and recovery. While you may not be training up to 6 hours a day, 6 days per week, eating like an Olympian can certainly help you to achieve your performance goals. Here are key points to develop your nutrition plan.

What to Expect in the Emergency Room

By John Resch
What to expect in an emergency room

No matter what, visiting an emergency room is a stressful experience. Staff members strive to do everything possible to make patients feel safe and comfortable. However, there are eight tips everyone should understand to help an ER visit go as smoothly as possible:

Tips to Help Set Realistic Nutrition Goals for the Holidays

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The holidays can be a very exciting and joyous times, but they can also be filled with busy schedules and stress. Food and beverages are everywhere - we see treats, sweets, and special foods around every corner. So let’s come up with a plan to stay healthy during these temptations.

How to Cope with Sleep Disruptions Now that Daylight Savings is Over

By Richard Nash
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The time change can really mess with our body clocks. The adjustment can leave us feeling sluggish and tired, and many of us feel the effects of the time change for two to four weeks while our bodies adjust. Here are a few tips to help you cope with the time change.