Kary Woodruff

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Kary Woodruff is a Sport Dietitian at TOSH - The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital, where she specializes in nutrition for athletes, disordered eating patterns, and weight loss. Kary lives in Park City with her husband and soon-to-be 2 kids, and loves any activity she can do in the mountains.

Real Life Scenario: Do you Take the Cookie?

By Kary Woodruff
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Eating healthy in public can be difficult when people aren't on the same page. Especially at work meetings. Here's a scenario that many people find themselves in at work, and I'm interested to see how everyone handles such a situation. 

Exercise More: Making the Resolution Last

By Kary Woodruff
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There is no place more crowded than the gym on January 2nd.  How many of us have set out to exercise more as part of our New Years’ Resolutions?  The gyms love it because they get a flood of new memberships, knowing that only a percentage of their new clientele will last past January.  In fact, the gym regulars will often avoid the gym during these first few weeks, knowing that when they return in February they can re-claim their favorite elliptical machine without the wait.

Make Meals a Family Event

By Kary Woodruff
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Do you have a picky eater at home? Or maybe multiple picky eaters? That makes it challenging to get the right types of foods to make your meals heart healthy. As I meet with the My Heart Challenge contestants individually, I am working with them to make healthier eating a family event. Here are some of the tips I've provided to them, and think can apply to almost any household or setting.