Monthly Archives: October 2011

Pumpkin Bread That Gives You Bragging Rights

The temperature has finally dropped to below 70 degrees in Wilmington ┬átoday 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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