Category Archives: Nutrition

Take the June Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Quiz!

You’ve likely heard the recommendation to eat at least 5 fruits and vegetables daily for best health. New advice is leaning more towards eating 5 servings of each. Test your knowledge and take the June Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month Quiz!

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Protein and Weight Loss

In her most recent NY Times post, A Diet and Exercise Plan to Lose Weight and Gain Muscle, Gretchen Reynolds explains that when someone diets, and drops one pound, that pound is mostly fat.  Some of that pound though - about 1/3rd - can be muscle. Yikes! We don't want to lose muscle! Muscle is more…
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