Posts From the monthly archives: "February 2011"

Eat, Tweak, and Repeat

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We are entering the training season for a lot of endurance and ultra-endurance events. A couple of key ways athletes can improve their performance is to get their pre- and post-race nutrition nailed down. Knowing what you are going to eat in the couple of days before and immediately after a race can…(Read More)

Whole Wheat vs. Enriched

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When I was working the Houston Marathon Expo, a runner asked a great question – “what is the difference between whole wheat bread and white bread that has been enriched?” He had looked at the nutrition labels for a whole wheat bread and an enriched bread. They had, basically, the same nutrition content. So, what’s…(Read More)

Michelle May who wrote Eat What You Love, Love What You Eat has a great weekly newsletter. She starts last week’s newsletter with the question “How many rice cakes does it take to satisfy a craving for chocolate?” The answer. . . .”Five rice cakes. 7 baby carrots. 4 celery sticks. One orange. A container…(Read More)

You Gotta Eat to Lose

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I have seen a bunch of people lately who are trying to lose weight or change their body composition. They have a number for how many calories they think they need to eat each day. They could have used an online calculator to get this number. They could have asked someone else how much they…(Read More)

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