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Alex DiFeliceantonio (Virginia Tech)
The holiday season is about cheer, gathering with loved ones and, of course, food. Alex DiFeliceantonio warns that ultra processed foods—like the ones on your holiday snack table—are actually addictive. She wants food manufacturers to include processing information on their labels.
Troy Wiipongwii and Zach Conrad (William & Mary)
Healthy nutrition for Virginia Indian communities is about more than just the food on the table—it’s also about how that food got there. Troy Wiipongwii and Zach Conrad (William & Mary) are building software that helps Virginia Indians plan to grow their own food.
Balance your Plate
Tracy Conder (Old Dominion University)
Tracy Conder shares some of her favorite strategies for sticking to a balanced diet, even during the holidays.
Eat Like the Pros
Eddie Shen (University of Virginia at Wise)
If you google “Lebron James’ diet” there are hundreds of hits that come back. Same for Lionel Messi or Dak Prescott. Nutrition is just part of being a pro athlete these days. But back in the 1990s, when Eddie Shen was a pro soccer player in China, nutrition wasn’t part of his training at all.
Fuel your Workout
Zidong Li (Christopher Newport University)
Zidong Li helps us understand the latest research on nutrition for sports and fitness.
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