When first-time triathlete Erin Hensel ran across the finish line at the Nevis Northwoods Triathlon in August, her mind was still racing. Her gorgeous smile told an inspirational story of its own as she pushed through her final seconds on the Heartland Trail.
By Becca Hughes, Concordia College Dietetic Intern Protein intake is pushed with weight-loss surgery because it is needed for wound healing and muscle tissue maintenance. However, when it comes to fueling for exercise and recovery, protein cannot act alone. With your new diet after surgery, fewer calories will be taken in, and, although protein is [...]