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  • Chocolate and Heart Health

    By: Lilli Rozanski MS, RDN, LDN, Sports and Fitness Dietitian, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center It’s no coincidence that Valentine’s Day falls in the month that focuses on heart health. When you think of Valentine’s Day, for most people, the first thing that pops into their mind is chocolate. According to a growing amount of research, chocolate can help lead to better heart ...

  • Mindful Eating

    By: Lilli Rozanski MS, RDN, LDN, Sports and Fitness Dietitian, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center As we start the New Year, many resolutions involve changing current eating habits. Changing these habits and your relationship with food is not easy, but implementing a mindful eating style has tangible benefits, including a healthier relationship with food and less overeating. Mindless eating is when ...

  • Dietary Supplements

    By: Lilli Rozanski MS, RDN, LDN, Sports and Fitness Dietitian, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Dietary supplements have been used to enhance health and performance since the early Olympic Games. Today, athletes of all levels are working to improve their performance and consider whether or not to use a dietary supplement to get ahead or for health benefit. If you are considering adding a ...

  • Benefits of Tart Cherry Juice

    By: Lilli Rozanski MS, RDN, LDN, Sports and Fitness Dietitian, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Tart cherry juice is becoming increasingly popular in the fitness and athletic worlds for good reason. Tart cherries are really sour cherries with the most common type being the Montmorency cherry. They contain a high amount of anthocyanins, which are flavonoids that have antioxidant and ...

  • Probiotics for Digestive Health

    By: Lilli Rozanski MS, RDN, LDN, Sports and Fitness Dietitian, Thibodaux Regional Medical Center Our digestive health starts with what is called our “gut microbiome,” which is the bacteria, viruses, and other microbes living in our body. Healthy adults usually have over 1000 species of bacteria in their digestive system. This amounts to over 100 trillion and 3-5 pounds of bacteria in ...

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