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3 day hike in the Smoky Mnts

I had a chance this summer to go on a 3 day hike through the Smokies with my friend Dan. Dan and I met on the Colorado trail thru hike and he’s been traveling the world as a backpacker ever

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Foods first but supplement now

When I teach a “food first” approach to sports nutrition this does not mean that supplements are added to an athlete’s diet at some point in the distance future. Fact is that most people could benefit from taking some supplements

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Garden recap this summer

I hate those blog and recipe posts where you read about someone’s life story before they get to the point. I grew most of my plant-based foods this summer (grocery bill was cut in half) It was enjoyable but a

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Nature’s Blueprint

An approach to training and nutrition that is harmonious with the seasons. “Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” ― Henry David Thoreau, Walden

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Will Insurance Cover My Visits with the Dietitian?

All insurance policies (BCBS, Cigna, Aetna, Humana, United, Medicare/aid, Tenncare, etc.) must cover 100% of at least 3 nutrition counseling visits. Under the ACA guidelines for nutrition counseling as preventive medicine: these sessions have no additional co-pays or charges. Coverage

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5 Tips for Working with a Dietitian

Working with a Registered Dietitian can be a big decision. At Cookeville Nutrition Experts we want you to get the most out of your efforts. These tips will help you get the most out of your coaching. Make sure you

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