By Ellen McDonell, ND and Julie Ennis, PhD.  Keen to become a runner or walker?  Here’s some tips to help you get started! Before we get started, we want to highlight that these are general tips to get your running or walking training program off the ground. A common question is whether exercise is safe for people…

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By Ellen McDonell, ND and Julie Ennis, PhD.  Don’t I need more carbs?  Do I need sports drinks or electrolyte replacement?  What about beet root juice, and coffee… I heard those improve athletic performance?  We hate to break it to you, but for most people nutrition doesn’t need to change to compensate for exercise. Many people…

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By Ellen McDonell, ND and Julie Ennis, PhD.  Tips for making exercise happen! “I just don’t have the time or energy to exercise…”   This phrase is familiar to most health care providers who discuss exercise with their patients. This is not a bad excuse, particularly in the oncology setting where an estimated 20-50% of patients experience…

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