Author Archives: Theresa Woodard

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Most stuffed peppers are made because there’s leftover rice around, but not this one!  Steamed cauliflower is used in place of rice, just to add yet another veggie. You can adjust this recipe in lots of different places: the herbs, the meat to use, the vegetables, etc. Ingredients 6 bell peppers 1 small can (14.5 […]

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DON’T WAIT TO HYDRATE!

Whether you are a serious athlete or a recreational exerciser, it’s important to make sure you get the right amount of water before, during, and after exercise. Water regulates your body temperature and lubricates your joints. It also helps transport nutrients to give you energy and keep you healthy.  As you get older, your brain […]

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Sports Drinks vs. Energy Drinks

Now some of you may be asking, “Besides water, what else can I consume to stay hydrated?”  Let’s talk about the difference between Sports drinks and Energy drinks.  As previously discussed, people are at higher risk of dehydration if they exercise at a high intensity, have certain medical conditions, are sick, or are not able […]

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Stay Hydrated for the Summer and Beyond

As promised, this week, we’ll get into the definition of Dehydration and Tips on Staying Hydrated for the Summer and beyond. (Learn to Love Water!!) Dehydration happens when you lose more fluid than you drink, usually due to exercise, disease, or extremely high environmental temperature.  When your body does not have enough water, it cannot […]

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Hydrate in this “Heat Wave”!

Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work correctly. For example, your body uses water to maintain its temperature, to breathe, to remove waste, to lubricate joints, and to aid in metabolism.  Hydration is important because the body is comprised mostly of water; approximately […]

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