Halloween’s True Terror: Unwanted Candy Calories

By Drew Munhausen With Halloween only a day away, there’s a good chance you’ve already purchased Halloween candy in anticipation of trick-or-treaters. If the candy is already purchased, it’s quite possible that you’ve already taste-tested a piece or two…or three. The candy temptation will only be harder to resist once the kids return home with [Continue Reading]

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Reaching Your Peak by Perfecting Your Plate

Sports Dietitian Brett Singer Shares his Secrets on Crafting Menus for Athletes – Pros and Weekend Warriors Alike By Alyson Ward As a sports dietitian for Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute, Brett Singer might go from meetings to a gym to a soccer field sideline on any given day. Here’s a typical week in [Continue Reading]

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5 Tips for Getting Your Nutrition Back on Track After Harvey

By Molly Wong Vega, MS, RDN, LD Sports Dietitian, Memorial Hermann IRONMAN Sports Medicine Institute Hurricane Harvey not only caused destruction to our property but also our daily routines. Don’t let it ruin your health too. As with any event that turns your life upside down, sometimes our usual meal patterns and food selections are [Continue Reading]

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Nation’s Elite Sports Nutrition Training Program Selects Memorial Hermann

Recent graduate takes the career fast lane through Gatorade Sports Nutrition Immersion Program. Just last spring, Taylor Barros was finishing up her college degree at Florida State University. Now, only a few months later, she stands in front of the Houston Baptist University softball team to give them advice on their diets and nutrition. But [Continue Reading]

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Hunger in Houston: Why it’s a problem and what you can do to help fight it

For many children, summer brings a much-anticipated break from school and a chance to unwind for a few weeks before classes start up again in the fall. But for other families, the long, sweltering months are a worrisome time when healthy food can be hard to find. Beyond the reading, writing and arithmetic lessons that [Continue Reading]

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Celebrating Cinco de Mayo? Try these healthy alternatives.

Cinco de Mayo, or the fifth of May, is a holiday that celebrates the Mexican Army’s 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla.  While not widely celebrated in Mexico, Cinco de Mayo has evolved into a celebration of Mexican culture and heritage here in the United States. If you are looking for a [Continue Reading]

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