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Vitamin D, A Must For Winter Months

Vitamin D supplementation in northern cities during cold weather months may be necessary for long-term health! See if supplementation makes sense for you.

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Grape Juice, Red Wine, Burn Fat? Not So Fast!

Research suggest the benefits of drinking red wine as part of a weight loss program, but is the evidence strong enough to make red wine consumption a recommendation for weight loss?

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Intermittent Fasting: The “New” Way to Eat for Health?

Dear Exercise Menu Readers,

Throughout the years I have done my best to present research-backed information regarding weight loss, health and fitness to you. My philosophy for overall health is “intensity with simplicity,” and I hope […]

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Healthy New Orleans Gumbo Recipe

Jambalaya, crawfish pie, filĂ© gumbo are the opening words of a popular New Orleans song. Like its music, New Orleans is its food and its food is New Orleans. New Orleans is a […]

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Quinoa Health Benefits: Different Is Good!

Quinoa (KEEN-wah) is a “new” super food that is becoming more prevalent in mainstream grocery stores. In fact, the quinoa boom is so great, the United Nations General Assembly declared the year 2013 as the […]

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Is there a difference between Wild-Caught and Farm-Raised Fish?

Learn how to make the best informed decision when choosing between wild-caught fish and farm-raised fish!

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Sweet Basil Honey Salmon Healthy Recipe

I am not a chef…

I see cooking as an art and a hobby at times, but I cannot say it is a passion. In fact, I am not a huge follower of recipes, as I […]

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Thanksgiving Holiday Pre-Game Plan to Avoid Weight Gain

Thanksgiving…

What comes to mind?

Family, friends, football and FOOD!!!

Yes indeed! What a joyous time of year. A time to kick back. A time to chill out. A time to settle down into the holiday spirit. And […]

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Jamie Meeks: Interview With LSU Athletics Sports Nutritionist

Jamie Meeks Jamie Meeks, LSU Sports Nutritionist

Jamie Meeks, R.D, is the sports nutrition coordinator for the LSU Athletics Department. She is LSU’s first staff Sports Nutritionist, […]

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