New foods in the grocery store

2012-10-17 / Diet / Comments Off on New foods in the grocery storeComments

Here are some new foods in the supermarket this fall. Let us know how you like them!
-Starbucks Vanilla After Coffee Mints Altoids have been popular so it appears like Starbucks is aiming for this market with these mints. Read the rest of this entry »

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What Shape Is Your Diet. Part 2

2012-04-05 / Diet / Comments Off on What Shape Is Your Diet. Part 2Comments

Many athletes also express concern about getting the recommended 2-4 servings of fruits every day, as well as 3-5 servings of vegetables. As one runner remarked “I’m lucky if I eat that much in a week..” Although the amount sounds overwhelming, the portions need to be explained: One small 6 oz glass of juice counts for one serving; thirsty athletes commonly drink 12 ounces per swig! Read the rest of this entry »

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What Shape Is Your Diet. Part 1

2012-04-05 / Diet / Comments Off on What Shape Is Your Diet. Part 1Comments

Meal plans seem to come in shapes. Whereas square meals and a well rounded diet were once fashionable, the pyramid reflects nutrition in the ’90s. Many athletes, however, eat a linear diet; bagels, bagels, bagels; pasta, pasta, pasta. This lack of variety can result in unbalanced diets that lack the nutrients needed for top performance. Read the rest of this entry »

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