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About EMurray

Erin is a graduate student working toward a Masters of Science in Nutrition and Health Promotion, as well as completing the Didactic Program in Dietetics to become a Registered Dietitian. She’s also a Precision Nutrition Certified Nutrition Coach and Certified Sports Nutritionist.

Just Start: Why There is No Pause Button on Your Health

JUST START: WHY THERE IS NO PAUSE BUTTON ON YOUR HEALTH Undertaking new health endeavors can be intimidating for even the most seasoned fitness veterans. Changing the way we eat, rearranging the daily routine to allow for more exercise, altering our evening schedule to try to get more sleep--it’s certainly not always easy.

Just Start: Why There is No Pause Button on Your Health 2018-07-31T16:35:09+00:00

Energy Systems, Performance, and Your Body

ENERGY SYSTEMS AREN'T JUST FOR ATHLETES You may have heard the term “energy systems” mentioned in the gym, at practice--or perhaps your children’s practices--in fitness articles, or other health outlets. It’s a complex term that’s often referred to, and is perhaps one of the most confusing and misunderstood things about human performance. And

Energy Systems, Performance, and Your Body 2018-08-07T03:01:26+00:00

The Hygiene Hypothesis: How Modern Environments May Interact with Our Genes

THE HYGIENE HYPOTHESIS Get sick, take antibiotics. Put dirty dishes in the dishwasher. Walk in shoes, on pavement, to and from work. Sit inside all day. Visit a farm once a year, maybe. Wash hands with antibacterial soap consistently throughout the day. Eat food from the grocery store. Never willingly touch dirt. Wear bug

The Hygiene Hypothesis: How Modern Environments May Interact with Our Genes 2018-07-31T15:18:49+00:00

June Farmers’ Markets: What’s In Season

NEW ENGLAND FARMERS' MARKETS Now that June has arrived, it’s safe to say that most local farmers markets are officially open. The opportunity to eat locally grown, in-season produce is a valuable and fun way to supply our bodies with deep nutrition. Local, organic produce tends to have greater nutritional profiles--with increased

June Farmers’ Markets: What’s In Season 2018-06-29T18:43:56+00:00

Strangers in A Strange Land: Nutrition Science and Food Culture

STRANGERS IN A STRANGE LAND: NUTRITION SCIENCE AND FOOD CULTURE Navigating the modern food environment is not a task for the faint of heart. Throughout the day we hear varying food opinions—whether on social media, at lunch with coworkers, or around the dinner table. People are debating which macronutrient groups to eat, or

Strangers in A Strange Land: Nutrition Science and Food Culture 2018-05-26T11:24:13+00:00