Full Year 2015

Cheers to a Happy & Healthy Holiday Season!

Nutrition | November 24, 2015

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Thank you for your continued inspiration and support! Together, we can empower all Americans to lead a healthy lifestyle that includes regular physical activity and good nutrition. We know joyous holiday dinners can tempt all of us – from the turkey and gravy to mashed potatoes and various desserts. Everyone should enjoy the holidays, but remember there are easy ways to maintain good nutrition and incorporate healthy foods into holiday meals and throughout the holiday season. Here are some easy ways to eat healthy during the holiday season, followed by some delicious and healthy holiday recipes from Council members, Rachael Ray and Dr. Ian Smith!

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#CookWithTheCouncil - Dr. Ian's Auntie Lynn's Slammin' Yams!

Nutrition | November 20, 2015

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

The holidays are a special time for family gatherings and traditions. For many families a lot of traditions are centered on holiday dinners. Whether it’s a dinner at Grandma’s house, making family recipes, or setting the table just right, it’s the little things that make holiday dinners so memorable. For Council Member Dr. Ian Smith, his Auntie Lynn’s “Slammin’ Yams” are always a holiday highlight.

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Ways to Stay Fit During Fall

Physical Activity, Recreation | November 18, 2015

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Are you thinking about becoming more physically active? Maybe you already exercise consistently but are getting bored with your normal routine. Now that fall has arrived, and temperatures are cooling, outdoor activities may seem more appealing. Whether you are an adventurous person or not, there are several activities you can take advantage of before the winter cold hits.

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#CookWithTheCouncil - Rachael's Smashed Sweet Potatoes with Honey!

Nutrition | November 13, 2015

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutritions

Are you looking for delicious dishes for your Thanksgiving menu? Sometimes the best place to start is with the classics. Consider serving a sweet and tangy sweet potato dish by Council member and Chef Rachael Ray. Sweet potatoes are a holiday season favorite and they are full of vitamins and nutrients.

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#CookWithTheCouncil - Chris Paul's Crispy Baked Chicken Wings!

Nutrition | November 6, 2015

By: President's Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition

Basketball and football season are in full swing. That can often translate to gatherings of excited fans in living rooms and parking lots across the country. Along with the enthusiasm, jerseys and cheers, you usually find platters of fried fatty foods. But with small healthy modifications, you can enjoy the game and some guilt-free food. Council member and NBA All-Star Chris Paul has a healthy alternative to a gameday favorite – chicken wings!

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