Fueling through New Hampshire’s 4000 Footers

Fueling through New Hampshire’s 4000 Footers

I’ve always liked hiking, but it didn’t become a major part of my life until last year. To make a long story short, I decided to hike all 48 of New Hampshire’s 4000-footer mountains before my 30th birthday, giving myself about 15 months (learn more about the NH 4000-footer challenge here). My partner generously agreed …

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Healthful Halloween Night Snacks!

Healthful Halloween Night Snacks!

It’s almost Halloween!   For many children (and adults), October 31st is long-awaited for its spooky festivities and unique traditions. Perhaps the most popular tradition of all, trick-or-treating, has been around for close to one hundred years in the United States. Nowadays, it is common to see grocery stores beginning to stock their shelves with large bags of …

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Hot Chocolate: Simple Tricks to Make it Healthy

Hot Chocolate: Simple Tricks to Make it Healthy

This post was written by staff dietitian Heidi Harkopf, MS, RD. She works in Connecticut as the director of nutrition programs. Warm days, cool nights, and the sound of crunching leaves while I walk my dog. The time has come to switch my afternoon snack from a cold glass of chocolate milk to a mug …

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What Are You Doing for Hunger Action Month?

What Are You Doing for Hunger Action Month?

September is Hunger Action Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness of hunger in America and finding solutions within our communities. Did you know that 1 in 7 Americans struggle with hunger? Of these Americans, 13 million children may not know where their next meal will come from, making it difficult to get the energy and …

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What do College Athletes Eat? Your Guide to a Fueling Station

What do College Athletes Eat? Your Guide to a Fueling Station

This post was written by former intern Carly Orlacchio, an undergraduate nutrition student studying to become a dietitian at the University of New Hampshire. She loves track and field and has a passion for understanding the mechanics of nutrition for optimal sports performance. You may have heard of fueling stations in reference to the Olympics, …

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Lactose Intolerant? Enjoy Dairy with these Grocery Store Hacks

Lactose Intolerant? Enjoy Dairy with these Grocery Store Hacks

This post was written by our former intern Jaclyn Schermer who was a dietetic intern from the Keene State College in New Hampshire. Cramping, bloating, indigestion, and diarrhea after consuming dairy products. A person that is lactose intolerant can relate. Rather than nix dairy completely, strategies exist to limit any condition-related symptoms. So what are the …

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Lactose Intolerance: What is it?

Lactose Intolerance: What is it?

This post was written by our former intern Jaclyn Schermer who was a dietetic intern from the Keene State College in New Hampshire. Setting the Scene: Birthday Cakes and Lactose Intolerance It’s a hot summer day and everyone was at the beach celebrating my niece’s birthday. Then someone pulled out an ice cream cake. I realized I forgot my …

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5 Ways to Enjoy the Local Harvest

5 Ways to Enjoy the Local Harvest

This post was written by staff dietitian Becca Story, MS, RD, LD. She works in New Hampshire as a nutrition specialist. Click to download our Eat Local Month recipe booklet! Plump peaches, juicy tomatoes, abundant zucchini, crisp greens, and velvety berries. These are some of my favorite summer harvests and hopefully some of yours, too, but what …

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A DASH of Heart-Healthy Eating

A DASH of Heart-Healthy Eating

This post was written by our former intern Maggie Dagosto who was a dietetic intern graduate from the University of New Hampshire. Have you heard of the top-rated diet in America? The DASH Diet, or Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension, contains no magical superfood or calorie counting, yet it has been ranked the top diet for weight loss …

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