Eat Green for St. Patrick’s Day (recipe roundup)

This year, eat something (or many things) green in commemoration of St. Patrick’s Day! Dietetic Intern Carlie Saint-Laurent wants to share her festive St. Patty’s Day recipe roundup-great for celebrations, or any day of the year.  Here are her top 3: Start the day off with a refreshing green smoothie that will guarantee to satisfy […]

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The Capitol of Nutrition

  On February 27th, 2018 Washington D.C. was taken over by healthcare professionals and supporters to urge our congressmen across the nation to sign the Treat and Reduce Obesity Act (TROA). Nourish Dietetic Intern, Carlie Saint-Laurent was among the constituents. As of 2013, the American Medical Association officially labeled obesity as a disease. Obesity is defined […]

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The Run Down on Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC)

The primary symptom associated with Exercise Associated Muscle Cramping (EAMC) is as obvious as it sounds: muscle cramping during exercise. EAMC is a familiar problem for many casual and professional athletes and it’s likely that we’ve all experienced an exercise associated muscle cramp at some point. Muscle cramps are often very painful and are caused […]

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Love Your Heart with Food (+ Recipes)

February is heart health month!  Stroke, high blood pressure, and cardiac arrest are a few diseases related to the heart and are life-threatening. A heart-healthy diet can help prevent and manage these kinds of diseases. Other benefits of a heart-healthy diet are; reduction of low-density lipoprotein (the “bad” cholesterol), increase of high-density lipoprotein (the “good” […]

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