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Post-Exercise Nutrition — It’s as Important as the Workout

Post-Exercise Nutrition — It’s as Important as the Workout

Written by on July 7, 2015 in Health & Fitness, Outside Experts with 1 Comment

Editor’s Note: The following was written by Sergio Rojas who has over 17 years of experience as a fitness professional and nutritionist.* A version of this blog post can also be found at doctoroz.com. When it comes to exercise and consuming the right nutrients, I often find people far more concerned with what to put into […]

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Dietary Fats – The Shift in Expert Recommendations

Dietary Fats – The Shift in Expert Recommendations

Written by on June 15, 2015 in Ask the Scientists with 1 Comment

Science has come a long way since the simplistic admonition in the 1980’s for Americans to eat less fat. It has taken nearly 30 years to officially reverse some recommendations about cholesterol and fat intake, even with relatively strong evidence that the recommendations were not based on current scientific evidence. Also, contrary to our thought […]

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7 Ways to Promote Kids’ Healthy Body Image and Active Lifestyle

7 Ways to Promote Kids’ Healthy Body Image and Active Lifestyle

Written by on March 24, 2015 in Family Focus, Outside Experts with 0 Comments

A version of this post, along with other tips for your family’s health, can be found at DoctorOz.com. Figuring out what foods are ideal for picky eaters and then finding a way to get their kids to eat them are common issues parents face. In response to concerns over the rising rates of childhood obesity, awareness […]

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Water Cooler Wellness: Are You a Health ‘Nut’?

Water Cooler Wellness: Are You a Health ‘Nut’?

Written by on October 21, 2014 in Water Cooler Wellness with 0 Comments

Call me crazy, but I think it’s high time we had a heart-to-heart discussion about nuts. I’m not talking about my alcoholic step-grandmother, either. We hear all the time that these little guys­—which come in many forms—are an excellent choice for snacking, so I thought it might be interesting to dig a little deeper and […]

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Good Nutrition at Every Age

Good Nutrition at Every Age

Written by on September 30, 2014 in Health & Fitness with 3 Comments

Health at every age starts before birth, and the basics of good nutrition are a key building block. Research points to the health and nutrition of the to-be-pregnant mother and pregnant mother as opportunities to affect the long-term health outcomes of their children. Maternal weight before pregnancy has been shown to be the one of […]

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Scientifically Speaking: A ‘Vision’ of Good Nutrition

Scientifically Speaking: A ‘Vision’ of Good Nutrition

Written by on September 16, 2014 in Scientifically Speaking with 3 Comments

Think about the value of your eyesight and how much you depend on your vision each and every day. It’s hard to understand the importance of supporting your eye health if you’re younger or have never experienced any issues with vision loss, but trust me: caring about this now will make a world of difference […]

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