Category: Nutrition

Jan
10
2014
bigstock-Spinach-leaves-in-a-wooden-pla-44027485 BLOG

In honor of National Folic Acid Awareness Week, Sports Dietitian Jason Machowsky explains how to get the folic acid/folate you need. Folic acid, or folate, is an essential B-vitamin that … More…

Nov
22
2013
Jason-Fruits-and-Veggies-Video-Still

We all know that eating more fruits and vegetables is good for us. They have the highest nutrient density of all the food groups, which means they offer the highest … More…

Oct
11
2013
10.11 Blog

When research comes out about the value of a particular vitamin or mineral, many people run out and buy bottles of the latest “miracle nutrient” hoping that pills will cure … More…

Sep
19
2013
bigstock-Roasting-Vegetables-5351734 BLOG

The temperature gets cooler, the trees prepare to burst into color and everything gets back into full swing: work, school and…vegetables? The fall season, especially in New York, is a … More…

Aug
23
2013
bigstock-Sources-Of-Calcium-3862039 BLOG

Calcium is one of those underappreciated workhorses of the body.  It stabilizes blood pressure, promotes blood clotting, maintains brain function, promotes insulin sensitivity, and even helps your muscles contract. Oh … More…