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  • How Red Meat Went from Taboo to Acceptable and Back Again October 12, 2020

    What’s the Beef With Red Meat?

    It’s long been the case that provocative headlines, unexpected findings and misinformation travel far faster than conventional wisdom, especially in the internet age. Even respected medical journals like the Annals of Internal Medicine can become caught in ...

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  • Superfoods and Your Immune System July 7, 2020

    Food for Thought: Nourishing the Immune System

    As football coaches and nutritionists know, the best offense is a good defense. In the fight against COVID-19, the promise of boosting the immune system with specific ‘superfoods’ ...

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  • Kombucha, Kimchi and More May 1, 2020

    Nutrition Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Nutrition Spotlight

    Nutrition Health Spotlight: Kombucha, Kimchi and More

    Researchers continue to examine the trillions ...

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  • Are Plant Based Burgers Really Healthier? March 1, 2020

    Examining Plant Based Burgers as Meat Alternatives

    They’re 2019’s most sizzling success story, found everywhere from grocery freezer to fast food counter. Impossible Foods and Beyond Meat have brought plant based ...

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  • Keto Diet: Right for You? August 1, 2019

    Keto Diet

    Considering Keto: Is It the Right Diet for You?

    The truth is that a silver bullet for weight loss likely does not exist, but Americans’ perpetual search continues unabated. Low-carb diets such as Paleo, ...

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  • Introducing: Age-Proof Your Body Class Series! March 8, 2019

    This month, Northern Virginia Family Practice and MovementX were proud to introduce the first classes of the ‘Age-Proof Your Body’ exercises class series. The series is comprised of 8 classes that cover a variety of topics from strength and mobility to balance and posture. If you would like to attend an upcoming class, ...

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  • Age-Proof Your Body: Class #3 Summary March 6, 2019

    Our special “Age-Proof Your Body” exercise series continues! You’ll find a summary of class #3 below, and illustrations to help you try these at home. Please let us know if you have any questions.

    Our next class focused on Shoulder & Arm Mobility & Strengthening, will be held Monday, March 18th from 10:45 am-11:45 am and ...

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  • Whole Grain Superfood January 11, 2019

    Whole Grain

    Going with the (Whole) Grain

    Whole Grains may be the culinary trendsetters of the 21st century, but the ancient wonders of the grain world have remain unchanged for the last several hundred years. From ...

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  • Decoding Diets September 25, 2018

    Decoding Diets

    Finding the Path to Better Health Through Your Diet

    In the quest for a healthier lifestyle, even inveterate beef eaters may be considering a more vegetable-centric diet. If you’re on a journey to vegetarianism ...

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  • Plant-Based Diet January 9, 2018

    Plant-Based Diet

    Plant the Seeds of Healthy Eating

    Plant-based diet proponents are growing at a rapid clip in the US, buoyed by ongoing reports that following the regimen faithfully can result in a multitude of health ...

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