Food and Nutrition

Tater Tot Hotdish Recipe (via Minnesota)

The classic meal-in-a-dish from Minnesota. Other recipes are much more humble but I like to zoup it up just a tad but still maintain its core tradition. Also, while it looks like a lot of ingredients and steps, it’s actually SUPER EASY. And very customizable too, ya betcha’!

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How Much Water Is Enough?

Water constitutes about two-thirds of muscle tissue, 25 percent of fatty tissue and acts within each cell to transport nutrients and dispel waste. It regulates body temperature to allow heat to evaporate from the body in the form of sweat. In one hour of exercise, the body can lose more than a quart of water, depending on air temperature and the intensity of exercise.

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Sports Drink Round-up

Sometimes it’s nice to have a sports beverage that’s not water. However, I still can’t find the perfect choice. I’ve tried these four: Gatorade, Vitamin Water, Powerade and Propel. Each has drawbacks.

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