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Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS: Devour Life

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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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Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS: Fuel for impact

Julia Bell, MS, RD, LDN, is a registered dietitian and holds a master’s degree in public health nutrition. She serves as Performance Dietitian for Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS.   Our understanding of quality food is constantly evolving with research. When deciding what to eat, keep it simple and natural or minimally processed. Choose…

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Nutrition and Menopause

Sara Negron, RD, is a registered dietitian at Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Read about Inova Fair Oaks Hospital. Menopause is marked primarily by hormonal changes: decreased estrogen and progesterone production. These hormonal changes can lead to fatigue, hot flashes, difficulty sleeping, appetite changes and decreased metabolism. Women also tend to become less active when entering this…

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For Maximum Nutritional Value, Buy Local Produce

    Christina Quint, MA, is the sustainability analyst for Inova’s Office of Sustainability. In this role, she provides programmatic support, manages sustainability communication and marketing, and oversees environmental data collection and analysis to ensure optimal operational performance across the Inova system. Kara Nickerson, RD, PN1 is a Registered Dietitian with over a decade of experience…

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Top Ten Ways to Celebrate Earth Day

  Christina Quint, MA, is the sustainability analyst for Inova’s Office of Sustainability. In this role, she provides programmatic support, manages sustainability communication and marketing, and oversees environmental data collection and analysis to ensure optimal operational performance across the Inova system. The first Earth Day was held in 1970, and it is widely considered to…

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Tis the Season…to Eat in Season!

  Christina Quint, MA, is the sustainability analyst for Inova’s Office of Sustainability. In this role, she provides programmatic support, manages sustainability communication and marketing, and oversees environmental data collection and analysis to ensure optimal operational performance across the Inova system. National nutrition month may have come to a close, but that’s no reason to lose…

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Give Your Fitness Habits A Check-Up

Kara Nickerson, RD, PN1 is a Registered Dietitian with over a decade of experience in the fields of weight loss, functional medicine, corporate wellness and fitness, personal training/ performance enhancement specialist and private nutrition coaching.  Kara is the WellAware (employee wellness program) manager and WellAware Health Coach at Inova.   Kara’s personal wellness philosophy is…

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