Posts From the monthly archives: "February 2009"

Measuring Your Sweat Rate

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Things are heating up – especially here in Houston.  It is in the 80’s today and it is still February (Yeah, I hear you guys in the “great white north” grumbling at this news).  This got me thinking that we should review some information on hydration and calculating sweat rates.  Below is a re-print…(Read More)

Canned & Frozen?

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Each semester I have fun in my Sports Nutrition class asking if canned and frozen fruits and vegetables are as good for you as fresh.  A vast majority of the class is adamant that canned and frozen cannot be as good for you as fresh.  However, I beg to differ. “Fresh” fruits and vegetables you…(Read More)

More Chocolate News!

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A prior blog post was about chocolate, and it is a topic I frequently get asked about.  One of the best things you can do is to find ways to swap lower calorie foods for higher calorie ones.  One of my favorite swaps is unsweetened Almond Breeze almond milk for regular milk for hot chocolate…(Read More)

FDA Tweeting About Recalls

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The FDA is now using Twitter to “tweet” and update consumers about products being recalled due to the salmonella outbreak in products produced by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA). If you want to join in the information, just follow http://twitter.com/fdarecalls…(Read More)

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