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Eating in All Directions

Written by: Stephanie McCormack Maybe you’re a hard-charging athlete with dreams of standing atop a CrossFit podium or being tops in a local race. Maybe you’re a weekend warrior pounding the pavement between hours at your day job, hoping for some sort of athletic advantage or boost in your training. Read more…

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What Kind of Hungry Are You?

  Repeat after me, “Ice Cream (or food/drink of your choice) is NOT the miracle cure for (insert current life problem here).”  Come on- say it with me, “Ice cream is NOT the miracle cure for a bad day.” Okay, now let’s try this one, “I do not need to Read more…

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The Shelves Overfloweth With New Paleo Reading (and Cooking) Material…

Remember when the only paleo books on the market were “The Paleo Diet” and “The Paleo Solution”? It was a time before iPads and smart phones, back when we still had to read books with pages… Honestly, I’m not entirely sure how we survived… Well, lucky for us we are Read more…

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90/10, 80/20, 40/60… What’s Your Paleo Percentage?

Conversation overheard at the gym: Ripped dude with six-pack abs and biceps that would shut down any military gun show: “Yeah, you know, I’m not like 100% paleo. I’d say I’m probably about 90/10.” New guy with pony-keg abs, wearing Velcro tennis shoes: “Cool, so you can still have beer Read more…

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Not So Smooth(ie) Moves…

It’s a hot summer day and you’re cruisin’ around town in your sweet ride trying not to melt. You glance up the street and THERE. IT. IS. The answer to your 120 degree problem – “The Smoothie King” is going to save the kingdom (well, maybe not but you get Read more…

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The Female Athlete Triad

As a dietitian, I’ve worked with a variety of individuals (ranging from those with eating disorders to  neurological conditions) improve their health through nutrition and other lifestyle modifications.  Often times when I meet with clients, the desired goal is weight loss, but when it comes to women that can come Read more…

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Adventures in Digestive Distress – (Also Known As Dining Out…)

  It’s another beautiful Sunday morning and the family has decided that a trip to Denny’s for breakfast sounds like a good plan.  You’re thinking, “Yeah this ‘Denny’ dude is alright –I can make this work.” “I’ll get some eggs, bacon, sausage and maybe I’ll even splurge on – “The Read more…

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The ‘F’ Word…

“One of these days that mouth is gonna get you in trouble.” To say that this phrase is one that I’m familiar with would be the understatement of the century.  Yeah, let’s just say that I can tell you what flavor and type of soap tastes the best (yes, I Read more…

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C’mon Get Happy!**

I just have to get through this week of work… When school gets out for the summer… After graduation… Once I get a new job… When the kids are out of the house… If I get rid of this little bit of belly fat… When the scale hits that magic Read more…

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It’s a Big Ol’ Pile of ‘Shift’ Work

It’s 7 pm, most people are winding down after a full day’s work and are looking forward to hitting the sack in a few hours.  These folks have been up since 6 am, when they woke from a full night’s sleep.  While this is likely the story for most of Read more…

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