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Channel Your Inner Athlete

Channel Your Inner Athlete With Super Bowl LII just around the corner and the Winter Olympics right on its heels, there will be plenty of opportunities in the next few months to cheer on well-fueled, high-performing athletes. One could argue there’s a little bit of athlete in all of us. Certainly some people seem to […]

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UMN Experts: Impact of Olympic Games, from athletes to South Korea

UMN Experts: Impact of Olympic Games, from athletes to South Korea The XXIII Olympic Winter Games open in PyeongChang, South Korea this Friday. University of Minnesota expert Rasa Troup, a registered dietitian and 2008 Olympian, weighs in on the important role nutrition plays in athletes’ performances. Donald Dengel, a professor in the School of Kinesiology, […]

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Running Interview: Rasa Troup: Appreciate the Moment

Rasa Troup: Appreciate the Moment Carrie goes for a run with Olympian and registered dietician Rasa Troup! Rasa talks about representing Lithuania in the 2008 Olympic Games, competing for the University of Minnesota, and her favorite healthy meals for her busy family. […]

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Interview: It’s not a race: 4 tips for mindful eating at the fair

It’s not a race: 4 tips for mindful eating at the fair Rasa Troup isn’t here to tell you to “eat this, not that” when it comes to the Minnesota State Fair.In fact, she says, go ahead and eat that Pronto Pup. It’s just one day (or maybe two) of eating deep-fried food on a […]

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Interview: Tips From the Nutritionist Who Feeds the MN Vikings

Tips From the Nutritionist Who Feeds the MN Vikings The 3,000-meter steeplechase is an Olympic sport modeled after what would happen if you had to run really fast from the steeple of one English or Irish town to another. It’s a middle-distance race, about 1.8 miles, but with seven jumps over hurdles into shoe-soaking water, […]

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How food affects your mood

Here I talk about how certain foods, nutrients, and timing of meals affect your brain and mood. Kare 11 Article: How food affects your mood Facebook Live Video: https://www.facebook.com/rasa.troup/posts/10212193132318645 Enjoy!

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Good Question: How Do Olympic Athletes Make Money?

http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/video/3441472-good-question-how-do-olympic-athletes-make-money/#.V6FnylWsgAM.twitter John Lauritsen finds out how Olympic athletes can make money while training and competing full-time (3:00). WCCO 4 News At 10 – August 2, 2016

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Friday Roundtable: Creating a culture of health

http://www.mprnews.org/story/2016/08/26/creating-and-sustaining-a-healthy-lifestyle By many measures the United States is unhealthy. A majority of Americans think that they have a healthy diet, but a report from the CDC says otherwise. Over three quarters of the population don’t eat the amount the recommended amount of produce. But it’s not just diets. When the Mayo Clinic did an assessment […]

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Chad Hartman Show 2p: Gopher Talk And New Year’s Resolutions

https://embed.radio.com/clip/61362951?ref_url=http://minnesota.cbslocal.com/audio/the-chad-hartman-show/&ads_ga_page_tracker=UA-17434257-47&rollup_ga_id=UA-2438645-53&r20id=82https://t.co/dpgRZg6KaC A link to Rasa Troup on the Chad Hartman Show talking about The Gophers and new year’s resolutions.

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Twin Cities Live: Protein Challenge

http://twincitieslive.com/article/stories/s4025545.shtml?cat=10699&v=3112599 Dinnertime is not the only meal that you should be packing full of protein.  The Minnesota Beef Council says your meals all day long need to be protein packed. Registered Dietitian Rasa Troup shows us ways to incorporate protein in your meals in ways you may not have thought of. Beef gives your body […]

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