Sometimes we just need to nerd out on nutrition. One of our interns did just that in covering the micronutrients. Bookmark this post to use as a reference when researching particular micronutrients. We believe in a food-first approach and with this post, we hope you can see why we choose to focus on foods first before adding in supplements. Check out ALL the nutrition food actually supplies! Happy reading! - FLN Dietitians
Salads seem like a healthy option for lunch...until they leave you ravished an hour later.
It's not that having a salad for lunch is a poor choice, it's often that there is little substance to the salad itself. A robust salad is a great way to get in a variety of veggies at lunch along with tons of flavor and energy to keep you going all afternoon.
There are many products promising to help you win big during your next race but it’s hard to determine which direction to turn given the variety of options. Some products claim to make you faster, give you more energy, help you win the race, etc. The truth isn’t quite that clear. In this case, each individual is different and what works well for one may not work for another. Here are some tips on how to pump up during your next athletic event - including the infamous Turkey Trot.
Some of the most sought after foods are green, leafy vegetables such as varieties of lettuce, kale, chard and spinach. We’ve heard throughout our lives these are excellent “superfoods” but what exactly is it about them that make these vegetables to super?