FROM FOOD TO FUEL

Hi guys!  I’m super excited to get into today’s topic because it’s something I’ve been intrigued with for the past few weeks. Have you ever thought about what goes on inside your body when you exercise? Or how the food you put into your mouth is broken down and converted to energy that allows you […]

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BECOMING AN EXERCISE ENTHUSIAST

Hey guys! So this is a follow-up post to last week’s article, “Exercise and the Science of Happiness”. You may recognize the benefits of exercise and have the desire to move your body, yet not really know where to start. No worries, you are in the same boat as lots of other people. This post […]

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EXERCISE AND THE SCIENCE OF HAPPINESS

Happy Thursday, guys! This week’s post is dedicated to exercise and all the incredible things movement does for the human body, but namely, its stimulation of happiness. Most of you probably already know that physical activity is beneficial to our overall health. I’ve found, however, that learning the science behind the knowledge is much more […]

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BREAKING YOUR FAST WELL

Hey, friends. As requested, for this blog post I’ve compiled a few breakfast ideas that are simple to put together, healthy, and taste really good! Breakfast is probably my very favorite meal of the day because there’s just no better way to start out a great day than with some good food. Eating breakfast also […]

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EAT WHOLE, BE WHOLE

Ever since you were little, you’ve probably heard the phrase “eat your fruits and veggies!” This is a simple, yet legitimately crucial statement to apply to your eating habits, however, there are an abundant number of sources of healthy nutrients found in not just fruits and vegetables… but in all whole foods.  So what is […]

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The Liquid Source of Life

Summer is underway!  School has been out for a few weeks, and the weather is only getting hotter! With rising temperatures, it becomes so much easier to get outside and participate in all of the fun, summer activities we love. Movement like this is absolutely awesome for your body, however, proper hydration is crucial to […]

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The Dietitian in Me

Our blog, formerly ‘Hilltopper Nutrition’, now titled ‘Hilltop Health’ has a new author, Rebecca Maxwell. Get to know her and how she got her love for nutrition in this post! She is going to be a superstar dietitian! Expect some amazing things coming soon to Hilltop Health! Hey guys! My name is Rebecca. I’m the […]

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Fueling your kitchen

Although we try to keep this blog from becoming simply a cooking and recipe source, sometimes it is helpful to be given some dietitian-approved recipes that are great for snacks or meals at home or on the go. So here are four of our favorites that don’t take long to make, are filled with all […]

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