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MAC's Recipe of the Month: May 2018

MAC Nutrition - Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Antioxidant-Rich Treat If you’re like most people, a little something sweet after dinner usually hits the spot. I’m all for a decadent dessert, such as a piece of cheesecake or chocolate mousse, but those fat- and sugar-laden sweets should be saved for special occasions (and should be truly savored and enjo ..

Strength. What's food got to do with it?

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, April 19, 2018

Increasing Strength and Muscle Mass with Diet Increasing muscle strength isn’t just important for athletes and competitive weight lifters. As we go about our daily lives and as we age, having adequate strength in the upper body, core, and lower body is essential. Adequate strength helps us to better avoid falling  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: April 2018

MAC Nutrition - Sunday, April 01, 2018

Balanced Post-Workout Protein Smoothie Refueling after a tough workout is extremely important. The refuel meal or snack gives your body the carbohydrates needed to replenish glycogen, which is the storage form of carbohydrates that your muscles rely on during prolonged exercise. Refueling also provides protein to help you ..

Go Further with Food

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, March 22, 2018

Happy National Nutrition Month! March is National Nutrition Month, a time for us to continue the conversation about nutrition and why it matters so much. This year, the National Nutrition Month theme is “Go Further with Food.” Food gives us energy for our daily lives and fuels our fitness, professional, and  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: March 2018

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, March 01, 2018

The Ultimate Balanced Plate for a Nourishing Start to Spring Grain bowls and grain-based salads make for a wonderfully balanced meal as we transition from winter to spring. Their inclusion of whole grains, vegetables, and lean protein means you get a nutrient-dense meal that will be satisfying and delicious. You can mi ..

5 Things You Can Do Today for Your Heart Health

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, February 22, 2018

February is the month for all matters of the heart, so what better time to talk about heart health than this month? Diet has a large impact on heart health, so whether you are managing a heart condition or just want to keep your heart as healthy as possible and avoid any heart problems, we have five tips for simple ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Feb 2018

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, February 01, 2018

Dinner for Chilly Nights February is Heart Health Month, bringing our awareness to all of the factors that affect this vital organ, one of which is, of course, the foods we eat! February is also a chilly month, so what could be better than a warm, hearty, nourishing bowl of chili (pun intended)? This recipe uses ground turkey  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Jan 2018

MAC Nutrition - Monday, January 01, 2018

Nourishing Winter Breakfast It’s January, and the weather outside is frigid to say the least. Oatmeal is a nourishing, warm meal that’s perfect for a winter morning. Oats are high in fiber and also have some protein, making oatmeal a filling and satisfying meal. Adding nuts and nut butter brings in more protein and ..

Reconnect over the Holidays

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, December 21, 2017

Five Ways to Reconnect With Your Goals During the Holidays In our last Nutrition Workshop at the Mount Auburn Club, we discussed the difficulty that the holiday season presents to anyone who is trying to eat well. From Halloween all the way through New Year’s (and even Valentine’s Day), the fall and winter months are  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Dec 2017

MAC Nutrition - Friday, December 01, 2017

A Versatile Dish for Holiday Celebrations Quiche is one of those dishes that can go well with most occasions. It can be a delicious breakfast for when family is in town, or it can act as a perfect appetizer or even side dish for holiday meals. This version is made with eggs, potatoes, and roasted vegetables, making it a  ..