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Peanut Butter Whey Protein Bites

Protein Bites are easy to make and packed with good nutrition – including fiber and protein. Plus you can alter this recipe based on the flavor or texture you are looking for (see below for ideas). Here are two basic recipes: Protein Bites Ingredients 1/2 cup peanut butter 1/4 cup honey 1 cup Old Fashioned Oats (use quick oats for …

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Lighten Up Over the Holidays: Healthier Holiday Eating

Gisselle Marie Rosa, UGA M.S. student With the holiday season here, many Americans are faced with a very difficult decision: should I dive into that second serving of glazed ham and mashed potatoes delicately covered with a blanket of gravy or put the rest away for later? At this time of year, family and friends often gather together around the …

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Snacks that Won’t Set You Back

By: Gisselle Marie Rosa Have you had those days where your stomach feels like it is going to eat itself at any moment and you realize that it is only ten in the morning? Even after eating a good breakfast, having hunger pangs before lunchtime can be frustrating and really decrease concentration and productivity. That’s why many people turn to snacks …

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What to Feed Your Young Athlete

I get quite a few questions from parents who ask what they can feed their kids to keep them fueled for sports yet happy at mealtime. After all, no parent wants to hear their child complain at mealtime (or stubbornly sit at the table for hours like I did, refusing to eat my peas). So expert dietitian Leah Holcombe put …

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Better for You Snacks

Several times a week I am asked about healthy snacks – what can I eat between meals to satisfy my hunger and fuel my athletic performance (or workday!). And, as Nancy Clark says, it is a good idea to think of eating a “mini-meal” vs. a snack. The word meal conjures up thoughts of whole grains, fruits, veggies and lean …

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