Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pumpkin Bread That Gives You Bragging Rights

The temperature has finally dropped to below 70 degrees in Wilmington  today putting me in the mood for some fall baking. Pumpkin bread sounds just right and I would love to share one of my favorite recipes with you. It … Continue reading

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Food for Thought Celebrates Locavores

Where there is food…there is fun! This is what I witnessed at the first annual Food for Thought event held at the Northeast branch of the New Hanover County Library on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011. This event was a celebration … Continue reading

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Beach 2 Battleship: Try Nutrition

Beach 2 Battleship is an endurance event and includes a 2.4 mile swim, 112 mile bike and 26.2 mile run. Athletes competing in this event, and events similar, thrive on the excitement they generate. Just finishing the race gives the … Continue reading

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Beach 2 Battleship: Developing a Personal Hydration Strategy

Triathletes in Wilmington, North Carolina are getting ready for an event ranked second in the nation and fifth in the world, the PPD Beach 2 Battleship full and half triathalon. In one day, athletes competing in the full triathalon will … Continue reading

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Catching up on Omega-3′s

I am a health conscious dietitian and try to practice what I preach. So of course when I learned of the scientific evidence that eating oily fish is associated with reduced cardiovascular risk and decreased inflammation, I resolved to eat … Continue reading

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