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 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.

Budgeting Your Calories

By Mark R Greenwood M D

We’re all familiar with the principle of a budget when it comes to managing our money. We know how much we make or are allowed, we keep track of how much we spend and on what, and we know what our balance is. But what about our calories ​​

Learn the Facts about the Ebola virus

By Brandon Webb, MD
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News media around the world are talking about Ebola exposure and transmission of the disease from person to person. While this disease is very serious and has a high mortality rate, not all of the information being reported about how the Ebola virus is spread is correct. Knowing the facts is important to understand issues regarding the current outbreak, and focus attention on good hygiene practices that offer help prevent the spread of all germs, foreign and domestic alike.