Fitness & Wellness

Blog entry | Jun 16 2010
By: Lindsay Maurath   Date: 6/17/10 Fitting in weekly workouts is challenging enough without adding nutrition into the mix, but the next time you pack your gym bag you may want to think about throwing in a granola bar.  Despite recent media coverage...
Blog entry | Jun 08 2010
By: Jania Matthews Date: 6/9/10 This is the time of year where television season finales are commonplace.  While some shows I don't fret if I miss, there's one show's finale that captured my undivided attention.  This show is none other than the...
Blog entry | May 16 2010
By: Russell Pate, PhD, Professor, Dept. of Exercise Science, University of South Carolina  Date: 5/17/10 The first National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) for the United States was launched on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C.  What's the purpose of...
Blog entry | May 12 2010
By: Wendy Reinhardt Kapsak, MS, RD and Lindsay Maurath  Date: 5/13/10 The White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity's much anticipated report to the President was released this week, accompanied by a press conference from First Lady and Let's Move...
Blog entry | May 04 2010
By: Kimberly Reed, International Food Information Council Foundation Executive Director   Date: May 4, 2010 Since their debut in February, both President Obama's White House Task Force on Childhood Obesity and First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move...
Blog entry | May 03 2010
By: Marianne Smith Edge, MS,RD,LD   Date: 5/4/10 From the Older American's month theme, "age strong, live long!" to the International Food Information Council Foundation's Healthy Aging website title "living well, living longer," the message is...
Blog entry | Apr 08 2010
By: Dayle Hayes, MS, RD   Date: 4/9/10 Dayle Hayes, MS, RD, is nutrition consultant based in Big Sky country (Billings, Montana) and incoming Chair of the School Nutrition Services Dietetic Practice Group of the American Dietetic Association. The...
Blog entry | Apr 06 2010
By: Elizabeth Rahavi, RD   Date 4/7/10 It's early April and so far Washington, D.C. is experiencing one of the warmest Aprils on record. Yesterday, an area suburb reached a high of 93 degrees! Its official, we've cut through the red tape of spring...
Blog entry | Mar 30 2010
Note: As part of National Nutrition Month, we'll be highlighting tips from our Registered Dietitians around the theme of "Nutrition from the Ground Up." For more info see our kickoff post or visit ADA's National Nutrition Month page. By: Wendy...

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