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Goal Adherence for the Holidays

guest post by Zach Scott, nutrition student at Winthrop University It’s that time of year again! The weather is getting colder, holiday music is on every radio station (relentlessly), you may be scrambling to organize your gift list, making arrangements, and thinking of excuses to forego visiting your in-laws (#covid silver lining?). We are in …

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The Mediterranean Diet – What’s All The Hype?

Guest blog by Winthrop University student, Zachary Scott We all want to live longer, healthier, higher quality lives. However, those of us who live in America and much of the western developed world have seen a trend of lower life expectancies than previous generations, along with greater chances of developing chronic diseases compared with people …

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Common Health Mistakes You’re Probably Making

Guest blog by Your Fitness Dietitian intern Amanda LaPorte. Follow Amanda on Instagram. Do you feel like you have been doing all the “right” things but are still underperforming? Maybe you are getting injured more often, not recovering as well, or simply tired all the time. Chances are, you may be overlooking some of these …

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Nutrition for Muscle Growth

Guest post by Winthrop University nutrition student, Zachary Scott Picture a stereotypical healthy physique. What comes to mind? Healthy is a very subjective term, but the majority of us would envision an athletic, muscular physique. You may be asking “what factors play into a muscular physique?” Well, an individual’s physique is a result of multidimensional …

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Intermittent Fasting – Advantage or Detriment to Your Workouts?

Guest blog contributed by Your Fitness Dietitian intern Amanda LaPorte. You can find Amanda on Instagram at @theflexing_flexitarian Tired of seeing fad diets everywhere? Yeah, me too. As tiring as it might be to see everything getting “keto-ified” or having a barrage of detox drinks thrown at you, there is a small part of you that is …

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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 sport you are involved in, everyone says, “eat more protein”. The idea is that if you consume extra protein, you …

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