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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Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS: Pre-Workout Snack

To feel your best, eat a meal two hours before you work out. If you haven’t eaten for several hours, you may benefit from a snack about 30 minutes before exercise. Experts from Inova Sports Performance share 3 simple pre-workout snacks you can try. Inova Sports Performance powered by EXOS offers performance training and nutrition services…

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Wellness in the New Year

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Tips for positive lifestyle changes in 2019 While the holiday season is merry and joyous, it can be equally exhausting and stressful. By the new year, many are relieved that the holiday hustle and bustle has passed and are excited about what’s to come. It’s usually at this time of the year that many will…

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Building resiliency in children will yield benefits throughout their lives

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Raising Resilient Children Dr. B. Jill McCabe and Erin Rovelli, RN serve patients at the Children’s Emergency Room at Inova Loudoun Hospital – Loudoun County’s only emergency facility solely dedicated to caring for children and adolescents. It is also the first and only sensory-friendly ER in the region.  As parents, it is not possible to protect our…

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Take the bus, save the Earth, improve your health: Alternative transportation and wellness

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. Raise your hand if you enjoy sitting in Northern Virginia traffic. No one? Me either.…

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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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5 Benefits of Taking your Workout Outside

Mike Endress has been in the health and wellness industry for over ten years now and has been helping others reach their goals ever since. He graduated from George Mason University with a degree in Exercise Science and is also a certified health coach and personal trainer. Mike’s passion for health and wellness not only…

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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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