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LHI- Nik’s Picks- Cherries are Ripe and Ready

This time on Nik’s Picks,  I am highlighting the sweet, tangy cherry. Boasting a mere 90 calories per cup, they are what dietitians call a nutrition powerhouse. Enjoy this short clip on how cherries may benefit you and your fitness goals. Check … Continue reading

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Live Healthy Iowa Rolls Out Nik’s Picks

Adding just a few simple foods or ingredients to your active eating plan may help improve your chances of reaching your fitness goals. By keeping it simple and making small changes, you are more likely to stick with it and adapt healthier behaviors for … Continue reading

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LHI Tip of the Week- When and How to Hydrate: Sports Dietitian Jennifer DeWall Shares Tips and Guidelines

It’s late July,  and as the tempuratures rise we need to pay more attention to our hydration status.  This is especially important during exercise and sports related activities, so that we don’t become dangerously overheated and dehydrated.  Choosing what to drink … Continue reading

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