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Sustainable Nutrition

A guide to sustainable nutrition, discussing environmental and economic impacts as well as how to design sustainable eating habits.

what is ultrarunning?

What Is Ultrarunning?

What is Ultrarunning? Humans are certainly not the fastest runners on the planet. But what we comparatively lack in speed, we make up in endurance, determination, and perseverance. As our ancestors foraged for food, hunted wild game, and evaded ferocious …

How to Create a Nutrition Plan

Dieting can be an intimidating challenge for those unaccustomed to it. Especially given the level of misinformation on the internet from “fitness influencers” concerning nutrition, it often feels as if there is nowhere to turn for scientifically accurate information on …

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What is Health Promotion

Living healthier is a goal shared by millions of Americans. For most of us, it’s all about feeling better in general — eating healthier, exercising more, and replacing unhealthy habits with ones we can feel better about. For others, it’s a health scare or battle with chronic illness that makes adopting a healthier lifestyle imperative.

Is a Vegan Diet Right for Your Children

Should Your Kids Go Vegan? A Guide for Health-Conscious Parents In recent years, the popularity of veganism has increased in the United States. According to Agribusiness magazine, in 2014, only one percent of U.S. consumers identified as vegan. By 2017, …

10 Essential Tips for First-Time Dog Parents

10 Essential Tips for First-Time Dog Parents You’ve adopted your first dog – congratulations! This is an exciting time in your life, and a very happy moment in your dog’s life. For first-time dog parents, this monumental occasion can also …

What is a Nutritionist?

What is a Nutritionist? A nutritionist is not a dietitian. Today’s terminology may be a bit confusing, but Registered Dietitian Nutritionists (RDNs), which are credentialed by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, are not nutritionists. All dietitians are nutritionists, but …