Category: Nutrition

The very real dangers of energy drinks

By: Lora Scott, MD, co-director of sports medicine and Shannon Burkett, RD, sports nutrition This week a news story hit about a 16-year-old girl who died from an energy drink heart attack. Our thoughts go out to this family. In … Continue reading

How to stay healthy when eating out

Take a moment and ponder…how often do you eat outside of the home?  Yes, this includes carry-out, getting a pizza, grabbing a coffee drink and also eating inside a restaurant.  Are you now thinking, “WOW?!?”  How can we stay healthy … Continue reading

Is your family eating their pink fish?

     Do you ever call food a funny name just to entice your youngster into trying it?  What about green trees (broccoli), snow capped trees (cauliflower) and then the renowned Ants on a Log (peanut butter and raisins on celery)? … Continue reading

Jimmy Kimmel asks: “What is gluten?”

Have you seen the Jimmy Kimmel What is Gluten segment??  If not, please enjoy some fun –   I love it – with the popularity of the gluten free diet craze, do people really know what gluten is??  For one … Continue reading

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