Exercising

Preventing sarcopenia – muscle wasting in adults

By Barbara Broggelwirth MS, RDN, CDN Sarcopenia is a condition characterized by loss of skeletal muscle mass and function. Although it is primarily a disease of the elderly, its development may be associated with conditions that are not exclusively seen in older persons such as declines in activity, chronic illness, and poor nutrition. It is one…

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Just move – physical activity for health

By Helaine Krasner, MS, RDN, CSOWM, CDN I get it. Sometimes we just need to rest and recharge and put all those ambitious exercise goals on the back burner. Relaxation is a necessary part of health that lowers stress and enhances our immunity, but it’s important to strike a balance between physical activity and recovery.