Challenge Accepted: A Breast Cancer Survivor and Her Best Friend Find Fitness Inspiration in an Unlikely Source

By Alyson Ward Shvon Lowe, 39, is a four-year breast cancer survivor. She knows her health is irreplaceable, and that healthy food and exercise are part of her long-term recovery. But by the end of a busy 2018, smart eating and exercise had taken a back seat in her life. She had a new gym [Continue Reading]

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Memorial Hermann’s Tips to Start the New Decade off on the Right Foot

By Drew Munhausen Not only is it a new year, but it’s also a new decade! If you’re looking to start the decade off on the right foot with a series of resolutions, Memorial Hermann experts have some recommendations for goals, as well as tips on how to commit to them. Get Your Annual Wellness [Continue Reading]

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Thanksgiving Tips to be Thankful For

By Drew Munhausen The holiday season is a time for festive gatherings, making new memories with family and… lots and lots of food! Many people plan which foods they will splurge on during Thanksgiving. With food being a focal point of the holiday, food safety is of the utmost importance. Sharon Smalling, a clinical dietitian [Continue Reading]

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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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