All Nutrition News

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

    Considering Keto: Is It the Right Diet for You?

    The truth is that a silver bullet for weight loss likely ... Continue Reading

  • 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, ... Continue Reading

  • 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 ... Continue Reading

  • Going with the Grain January 11, 2019

    Going with the Grain

    They 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 chia to kamut, sorghum ... Continue Reading

  • Decoding Different Diets September 25, 2018

    What Kind of Eater are You?

    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 or simply curious about the ... Continue Reading

  • Plant the Seeds of Healthy Eating January 9, 2018

    Seeds of healthy eating v1 300x300

    Plant-based eating 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 benefits, ranging ... Continue Reading

  • Step Up to the Plate: Nutritionists Weigh in on Healthy Eating November 20, 2017

    HealthWise Winter2016 Hasson 2 300x281

    Picturing a healthy meal has never been more accessible, thanks to the ubiquity of visual aids such as MyPlate, successor to the well-known Food Pyramid of the ‘90s. A quick scan of the plate’s
    quadrants enables users to see ... Continue Reading

  • Got Milk? Or Calcium Supplements? Or Neither? November 20, 2017

    HealthWise Winter2016 Hasson 1 300x248

    Calcium, so essential to strong bones and teeth, as well as nerve transmission, muscle contraction and blood clotting, can be in short supply as we age. Exactly how much is needed of this important mineral, and Vitamin D, its ... Continue Reading

  • Salt Shake Down: Sodium Reduction is on the Table November 20, 2017

    Turkey sandwiches…soups…deli meats. Are these the building blocks of a healthy meal or stealthy contributors of excess sodium? Both, according to experts, but improved versions are in the works, thanks to June 2016 Food and ... Continue Reading

  • Is What You’re Reading What You’re Eating? November 20, 2017

    HealthWise Spring2016 Hasson 2 300x119

    While the evidence is not yet in on the enhanced nutritional value of organic or natural foods, consumers appear to have made their own decision.  The latest research shows more than 62 percent of Americans now regularly shop for these ... Continue Reading