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Greek Fro-Yo!

by Jenni on April 25, 2012

Thick, rich, protein-packed Greek yogurt is the hottest food right now and dominating the dairy case.  What makes this yogurt so amazing you ask?  First, it has twice the protein compared to traditional yogurt. This is great for weight management.  It also has a creamy, thick texture. Now watch for this trend to continue into […]

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Healthy Weight Week

by Jenni on January 16, 2012

Millions of Americans make a New Year resolution to lose weight, and by the second week of January, 92% of people have already ‘fallen off the wagon.’ They have blown their diet and are back to square one. I dedicate Healthy Weight Week to those 92%. Healthy Weight Week is January 15 – 21.

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One of the best post-exercise recovery drinks could already be in your refrigerator. The new research suggests that drinking fat free chocolate milk after exercise can help the body retain, replenish and rebuild muscle to help your body recover. Drinking lowfat chocolate milk after a strenuous workout could even help prep muscles to perform better in a subsequent bout of exercise.

Dean’s Dairy will be at the finish line on November 6th handing out chocolate milk to finishing runners of the race. There will be THREE great races in downtown Indianapolis, the Indianapolis Monumental Marathon, Half Marathon and the brand new Monumental 5k distance. There are over 8,000 participants and start time is 8:00 a.m.

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The Holiday season is right around the corner and what comes with the Holidays? …Food. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month and is the perfect time to start practicing healthy holiday eating strategies, especially if you have diabetes. You don’t want the holiday spirit to take over your body (and your blood sugar level) for that month and a half stretch between Thanksgiving and the New Years.

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Fuel Up and Play Hard

by Jenni on March 25, 2010

Nutrition is critical while training for a mini marathon, a full marathon, or any kind of athletic event. But what are you supposed to eat? There are a million different tips and tricks people try in order to increase their performance. You don’t need to spend tons of money buying the newest product on the shelf. Believe it or not, you can (and should) eat REAL food like fruit, vegetables, milk, whole grains, and lean meats.

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