March is National Nutrition Month, so it is time to consider the 2013 MyPlate Photo Contest! RPS encourages you to take a photo of your plate starting this Friday, March 1 (goes through March). All photos posted on Facebook page are automatically entered to win in one of the following categories (employee and student … More March is…National Nutrition Month
Rachel talks about the importance of stretching after a workout
Interesting point: obesity doesn’t cause diabetes, sugar intake does. The key point in the article is this: “Each 150 kilocalories/person/day increase in total calorie availability related to a 0.1 percent rise in diabetes prevalence (not significant), whereas a 150 kilocalories/person/day rise in sugar availability (one 12-ounce can of soft drink) was associated with a … More It’s The Sugar, Folks…by Mark Bittman
Rachel talks about the importance of keeping a food journal Here are some Food Journal phone apps for those who are on the go and don’t have time to use paper and pencil. My Fitness Pal Our very own Alison Sinadinos uses this app and swears by it. You can track exercise and use set … More Keeping a Food Journal
Fitness Words w/ Rachel: On Water RPS Nutritionist, Rachel Noirot talks about why water is important for your health and well being.
So, for the last year, I’ve been struggling more with my weight than I would like. It seems like decades ago that I won our departmental weight loss challenge- in actuality it was 5 years ago. I’ve done a good job for the most part, but I’ve gained more fat than muscle over the last … More And It Begins…