Sustainable Weight Loss

By Patrick Shepherd

If you want to lose weight and be physically active, you should engage in an exercise plan that is sustainable and of moderate intensity. Also, when combined with exercise, a well-constructed meal plan can allow you to achieve meaningful weight loss and actually ENJOY physical activity for the rest of your life.​​

The Ice Bucket Challenge and ALS: What's It All About?

By Intermountain Healthcare
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Your social feeds have been crammed with the Ice Bucket Challenge lately, and you've been properly inundated with hilarious videos of celebs, personalities, and everyone in between pouring buckets of frigid water over their heads in the name of ALS. The campaign has raised over $22.9 million for the ALS Association, an astonishing feat and true testament to the power of social media.

Hydration: Sports Drinks or Energy Drinks?

By Kary Woodruff
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We are in the heat of the summer – pun intended – so hopefully we are focusing on our hydration. We have discussed important hydration tips in other blog posts, so now let’s address a common question I receive as a sport dietitian – which is better: sports drinks (Gatorade, Powerade, etc.) or energy drinks (Red Bull, Monster, etc.)?