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You may think the answer to this question is obvious. We all know that we eat food for the energy we need to support our daily activities and ultimately to keep ourselves alive, right? NotREAD MORE

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Sun-Maid has partnered with Runner’s World to share the message to #RememberRaisins when you run. The following interview originally appeared at http://www.runnersworld.com/advice/controlled-chaos. Photo by Jennie Finken Photography.   She may be your neighbor. Or perhapsREAD MORE

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In August 2015, Sun-Maid sponsored the ASICS World Series of Beach Volleyball, a 6-day tournament and festival in Long Beach, California. With 26 countries participating, it was the largest non-Olympic beach volleyball event in theREAD MORE

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Lao Tzu said “A journey of a thousand miles must begin with a single step.”  Whatever your nutrition goals are, it’s always important to start by taking a good, hard look at the foods that youREAD MORE

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You’ve finished your run. Aaaaaah. Now it’s time to get cool and refuel. Your post-workout nutrition is one of the most important fueling opportunities of the day. Because the foods that you choose can impactREAD MORE

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As a sports nutritionist, I’m always looking for wholesome snacks that athletes can easily carry with them to use for an energy boost. Whether it’s for the golf course, pool deck, or playing field IREAD MORE

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About The Author
SUZANNE NELSON, ScD, RDN
Suzanne Nelson

Dr. Nelson recently joined the staff of Bryn Athyn College in Pennsylvania as a nutrition and wellness advisor and sports nutritionist. Previously, she was the Director of Sports Performance Nutrition in the athletic department at the University of California, Berkeley. While in California, she was the team nutritionist for the San Francisco 49ers and provided nutrition consultation to the San Francisco Giants and Golden State Warriors. In addition, Dr. Nelson has advised elite amateur athletes at the national, world, and Olympic level. She is a nationally known speaker in sports nutrition and is the author/editor of several books and numerous scientific journal articles. Dr. Nelson is the Nutrition and Health Advisor for Sun-Maid.

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