Category: Nutrition

Grilling is the new fresh

We are in a new season – of fresh produce!  What are some fun ways you prepare your veggies? In our house, we enjoy a treat of grilling the vegetables we have on hand.  The boys’ response to these dishes … Continue reading

Is your family staying healthy this summer?

The summer weather has arrived – and so has the change in our schedule.  Kids are out of school, new sports and new (day) care for the boys.  Like your house (I am sure) we need a break from school … Continue reading

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

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