YourFitnessDietitian

Nutrition tips & recipes for your

sweaty runner

Tips for Running in the Summer Heat

If you’re a runner, you know that the first thing you check before heading out for a run is the weather. Is it raining? Is it hot? What’s the humidity? And if you’re a seasoned

jug, water, desire

Hydration & Why Your Pee Matters

It’s summertime up here in the northern hemisphere, guys. And pretty much anywhere in the US will get hot over the next few months. The number 1 easiest thing you can do to support your

Vanilla Blueberry Smoothie

Do you ever not feel like eating after a hard workout? Well you know you need to, right? The first 30-60 minutes after a workout are your body’s prime window for refueling! But sometime the

Tahini & Coconut Tofu

{Insert really long paragraph and personal story about “why tofu” and “omg this one time at this restaurant we had this aaaaah-mazing tofu and it made me want to recreate it…” Psych. Literally no one

food, meal, meat

How Much Protein Is Too Much?

by guest blogger George Grunfelder, 4th year nutrition student, Winthrop University It seems like no matter what dietary approach you hear about, one thing tends to be agreed upon. Protein is king. Regardless of what

italy, italian food, beef

Keto For The…Loss?

by guest blogger George Grunfelder, 4th year nutrition student, Winthrop University Quick, think of a diet, any diet at all. Got one? Alright.Is it the keto diet? I would be surprised if it wasn’t!! The

food, coconut, fruit

Coconut Oil or Snake Oil?

by guest blogger George Grunfelder, 4th year nutrition student, Winthrop University In recent years, coconut oil has slipped itself into America’s cabinets and shelves, with the media touting it as a cure-all miracle oil that

fennel, vegetables, fennel bulb

A Tiny Underestimated Seed – A Lot of Athletic Potential

by guest blogger George Grunfelder, 4th year nutrition student, Winthrop University In a previous blog post, we dove into the craze that is nitrates for athletic performance enhancement. I won’t touch on everything covered over there, so

vegetables, carrot, food

The Deets on Oxidative Stress

by guest blogger George Grunfelder, 4th year nutrition student, Winthrop University Every day it seems there is a new article on the amazing health benefits of antioxidant consumption. Article and news headlines tout these mystical

beets, food, healthy

What’s The Deal With Nitrates?

Nitrates. You’ve heard the term. You’ve seen it in running magazines. You’ve tried a post-race product sample. At least one of your running buddies is all into nitrates and has told you that you need them!

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