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Back to School Nutrition

Back to school nutrition

Maximizing Learning Potential and Brain Function with Nutrition The back-to-school period is the perfect time of year to make smart dietary changes that are just as much about fueling the mind and promoting learning as about having a strong, energetic

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Keeping Fit Outside the Studio

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Does just dancing alone keep professionals performance ready? By Laura Di Orio of Dance Informa. A dancer’s instrument is his/her body. It must be well-tuned and ready for whatever movement is called. Come performance time, it must be ready to

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Diet or Exercise: Which one is more important for long-term health?

What's more important? Diet or Exercise?

John Robbins’ book Healthy at 100 examines how life is different for people in parts of the world that have the most centenarians1. Is it diet, exercise or something else that is the secret to aging gracefully and remaining sharp

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Healthy Diet Habits for Teenage Dancers

Diet tips for teenage dancers

Academic pressure, college preparation and long hours in the dance studio can make it hard to find time to eat healthy. Many of the teens I work with at the Centre for Dance Nutrition care deeply about their bodies, they

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Nutrition for Little Ballerinas

Nutrition for Young Dancers

Feeding growing young women for success and good health As a nutritionist and former professional dancer, I am acutely aware of how food choices affect growth, cognitive functioning, strength and body weight. But as a busy mom of two young

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Nutrition for the New Year: Small Changes = Big Impact

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The dancer’s dietitian shares her top ways to get to a healthy weight without going hungry. By Emily C. Harrison MS, RD, LD of Dance Informa and DancerNutrition.com. Too often people start off the New Year with plans for big,

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Understanding Yoga for Dancers

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By Katherine Moore of Dance Informa. It seems that everyone is doing yoga these days, and dancers are no exception. In New York City, yoga studios are cropping up on every corner, offering a myriad of class options and styles,

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Foods to Build Long Lean Muscles

Long, lean dancer muscles

By Emily C. Harrison MS, RD, LD for Dance Informa. One of the defining characteristics of a dancer’s body is well defined muscles.  The waif like look of the 80’s has evolved into a more diverse, athletic, toned body shape.

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Can diet help you remember choreography?

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By Emily C. Harrison MS, RD, LD for Dance Informa. One of the many things I wish I had understood better when I was a professional dancer was the role of nutrition in memory and quick learning. Being labeled a

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Why Warm Up and Cool Down?

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By Emily Yewell Volin of Dance Informa. Warm-up, stretch, strengthen, cool down and repeat – these are all necessary components of a dancer’s day. The objective is to maximize the impact of these specialized tasks, control the body’s response to

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