Personalized Nutrition for Cancer Care

Personalized Nutrition for Cancer Care

This is the title for an exciting presentation by Dr. Dawn Lemanne, MD, MPH that I observed during the 2020 Scripps Natural Supplements conference. People are looking for alternative nutrition approaches to oncology care and I have found it frustrating that most nutrition information online,…

Meal Planning Made Simple

Meal Planning Made Simple

Meal planning is one of those things that can seem overwhelming or just too much work. Even though I applaud when people spend their Sunday’s with perfectly weighed and portioned meals ready for the week, it isn’t a practical solution for most people. Instead of…

Western States 100

Western States 100

⛰ I volunteered in the medical tent at the finish line for Western States 💯 … . Was hoping for some extreme medical cases to treat 🤕 but 😀 no one needed it!! Most avoided using ibuprofen during the race as well!!! 👍 However as…

The Crossroads

The Crossroads

To remain motivated, committed and disciplined to train for triathlon or any bigger-than-life event requires characteristics commonly recognized in Type “A” personalities. These characteristics are great for completing to-do lists, setting and attaining goals. When it comes to diet and food, these characteristics can be…

Muscle Cramps: Hydration, Salt and Fatigue

Muscle Cramps: Hydration, Salt and Fatigue

The heat and humidity this summer has many of our clients suffering from muscle cramps. Looking at past research and theories on muscle cramps, we must conclude that the elusive question of what causes muscle cramps remains unanswered. The three main causes cited for causing…

Semantics of Hydration

Semantics of Hydration

cross published: Trifuel Recently while running up Pikes Peak,  I came upon a fellow with good intentions explaining hydration to a woman who was new to mountain running. He said: “You don’t need to carry water with you during the race, they have plenty of…

Impact Loading and Nutrition in Cyclists

Impact Loading and Nutrition in Cyclists

I presented the findings of my research during a thematic poster session on “Energy Availability” at the 60th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine held at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana, June 1, 2013. The abstract was published in Medicine…