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The Benefits of HIIT vs. Steady State Cardio

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By Dana Yarn, RDLD Are you doing cardiovascular exercise every day and not seeing any results in terms of weight loss and or performance?  If you are performing steady state cardio for a certain period of time as… Read More

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Do You Need More Than Plain H20?

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Jodie Parus, RD, LD Nutrient-enhanced water and sports drinks may contain any of the following: calories, sugar, electrolytes vitamins, minerals or supplements. When do you need one of these and when will plain water be sufficient? Sports drinks… Read More

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Slow Cooker Shrimp with Thyme and Sweet Pea Quinoa

Serves 8 As a registered dietitian, I love hosting healthy dinner parties. One of my favorite ingredients is shrimp, because it’s a lean protein and good source of vitamin D. However, it can be tricky to cook a… Read More

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Stuffed Pine Nut Crusted Chicken

4 servings While paying attention to the ingredients used when cooking is crucial, the preparation method must also be considered. Baking, roasting, poaching, and boiling are ways to prepare foods without adding any cooking fat, which helps to… Read More

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Lightened Up Lasagna Cups

Makes 6 Servings Often times, when we think of Italian food, rich, heavy, starchy dishes with pasta and cheese come to mind. Lasagna is a perfect example, and oftentimes is accompanied by garlic bread on the side. Many… Read More

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