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It's Video and Audio Podcast Friday! with Texas Children's Hospital Ms. Roberta Anding and Sports Nutrition!

It's Video and Audio Podcast Friday! with Texas Children's Hospital Ms. Roberta Anding and Sports Nutrition!

Today is the eighth video and audio-only rebroadcast from the 2013 Huffines Discussion.  Up today in our series is the Director of Sports Nutrition at Texas Children's Hospital, Ms. Roberta Anding.  Ms. Anding - among her other duties - is the Registered Dietician for the Houston Texans, the Houston Astros, and the Houston Ballet.  Ms. Anding's talk is titled: "Sports Nutrition: Peewees to Pros".  Ms. Anding shares her unique experiences ...
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Its OK to Eat Cholesterol. It May Even Be Good for You.

Its OK to Eat Cholesterol. It May Even Be Good for You.

  • 11/11/2011 10:03:17 AM
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This week's article features "Its OK to Eat Cholesterol. It May Even Be Good For You," by Chang Woock Lee. "Cholesterol is perhaps the most notorious biological molecule of all. To many people, cholesterol is simply a synonym for heart attack, stroke, or cardiovascular disease because..."
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Article Time! Athletes Not Let Age Dog Them

  • 11/7/2011 7:23:57 PM
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 Check out this weeks Article! "Athletes Not Let Age Dog Them," by Travis Irby.  "The concept of dog years lets us quantify how man’s best friend ages. The popular myth is that a dog ages every seven years for one human year. While that is not necessarily the most scientific explanation for the canine aging process, the idea of aging many years in one is something that many people can relate to..."
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How Long Can You Go? Training the Endurance Athlete

  • 11/4/2011 3:14:13 PM
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Check out the new article! "How Long Can You Go? Training the Endurance Athlete" by David Ferguson. Have you ever watched a marathon and wondered how individuals can run for over 26 miles? Have you ever wanted to be the one who runs for 26 miles? Do you find yourself saying that you can’t run for 26 miles because you don’t know how? 
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I'm An Athlete! I Do Not Have Heart Problems!

  • 11/4/2011 2:18:44 PM
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Its article Wednesday! "I'm an athlete, i do not have heart problems!" by David Ferguson is this week's post.  "In today’s sporting environment, great importance is placed on the health education of the athlete. This includes proper nutrition instruction, health assessment, and the application of proper treatments and rehabilitation modalities to injured athletes. However..."
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Weekly Text Article! Like a Fine Wine: Do Athletes Get Better With Age?

  • 11/4/2011 2:07:39 PM
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Read the weekly text article! Go check out "Like a Fine Wine: Do athletes Get Better With Age?" by David Ferguson. David discusses various advantages and ailments that older athletes bring to competition. "We have all heard the late night talk show hosts joke about an athlete’s inability to retire. In fact, there seems to be a consensus that once an athlete reaches a certain age, he should retire from the sport..."
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Down-Side of Being A Female Athlete

Down-Side of Being A Female Athlete

  • 11/4/2011 11:41:48 AM
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Check out our new weekly article, "Down-Side of Being a Female Athlete," by Greeshma Prabhu. Several decades ago, the US Government passed the Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, which eliminated sex discrimination in any education program or activity receiving Federal aid. This law led to a rise in the female participation in sports over time, up to more than 150,000 women playing sports today...
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A Little Fish Oil Could Go a Long Way

A Little Fish Oil Could Go a Long Way

  • 11/4/2011 10:14:49 AM
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Check out our new article, "A Little Fish Oil Can Go a Long Way," by Justin Dobson. Inflammation is a natural response to stress put on the body. It is the first step in the body’s healing process, in which repair cells are directed from the blood into the injured tissue. Acute (short-lived) inflammation is necessary, but problems arise when inflammation persists (chronic inflammation)...
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To Drink (Your Energy), or not to Drink...That is the Question

To Drink (Your Energy), or not to Drink...That is the Question

  • 11/4/2011 10:04:04 AM
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Check out our new article "To Drink (Your Energy), or not to Drink...That is the Question, by Faith Lightfoot. With the introduction of Redbull to the United States in 1997, many athletes started consuming these drinks for additional energy and a reduction of fatigue. However,...
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Article Time! Vitamin D and Exercise

  • 11/1/2011 9:58:06 AM
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This week's article is about Vitamin D and Exercise, and is written by Nina Laidlaw Rumler. Headlines about vitamin D abound. Is it as good as they say? How does it impact exercise and athletes?
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