Healthy Summer Nutrition Tips

Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, CNSC, is a registered dietitian at the Inova Schar Cancer Institute and Life With Cancer. She is board-certified in oncology nutrition and nutrition support. Summer is well underway, and with the warmer temperatures (and the ability to spend time in larger groups of our vaccinated family and friends) many of us…

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9 Tips for Healthy Eating During the Holidays

Erin Lopynski, RD, is a registered dietitian at Inova Well. Chocolate, cookies, cocktails, endless appetizers — it can feel like the holiday season was designed to derail your healthy eating habits. But holiday festivities don’t have to lead to holiday weight gain. These tricks can help you enjoy the treats of the season without going…

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Pre-Conception Nutrition

Amanda Schaffer, MS, RD is a Clinical Dietitian at Inova Loudoun Hospital with more than 15 years of experience. She works with patients and families to improve their nutritional status during illnesses. Amanda’s clinical interests range from neonatal, pediatric and maternal nutrition to medical and surgical adult patients. Are you thinking about getting pregnant? Did…

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Adding Vegetables in Your Diet

Christy Lormel has almost 12 years of experience in clinical research, health promotion, health education, and program management, Christy has been with Inova Health System for 8 years and Inova Well for almost 4 of those. In her spare time Christy enjoys teaching barre and yoga as well as spending time with her husband and…

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Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS: Fuel Up

You wouldn’t go on a road trip with an empty tank, so why would you work out without fueling up? Providing your body with the fuel it needs can help you stay energized, build muscle, and speed post-workout recovery. Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS offers performance training and nutrition services for teams and individual athletes.…

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Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS: Devour Life

sliced fresh fruits

Looking for ideas for healthy living habits? Inova Sports Performance powered EXOS experts share ideas on how to incorporate healthier eating into your life.   The first key to successfully devour life is to try new things! There’s nothing wrong with grilled chicken breast, brown rice, and spinach — until you’ve had it for the…

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Nutrition and Breast Cancer: Lifestyle Choices to Reduce Your Risk

Lauren Fay, RD, CSO, LD, CNSC is a registered dietitian and certified oncology nutrition specialist at Life With Cancer, a program of Inova Schar Cancer Institute that enhances the quality of life for those with cancer by providing education, information and support free of charge.   Research shows a definitive link between cancer risk and what’s on your…

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Sport Nutrition: Fuel for Competition

Wendy Johnson MS, RDN is the Clinical Coordinator for Cardiac Rehabilitation & Pulmonary Rehabilitation, an Exercise Physiologist, and Registered Dietitian Nutritionist at Inova Loudoun Hospital.   Having a competitive edge in any sport can be the difference in a successful game. Nutrition is a key component of sports performance. The energy you intake and how…

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