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Dave Crocker, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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The benefits of eggs

Next on the “unsung heroes” of nutrition list is the egg. The word “egg” comes from the Middle English and Old Norse “ey”, and the ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, November 16, 2021 12:29 pm

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Whats in the food we eat?

Diet and Exercise The next installment in our series “what’s in the food we eat”… Food Additives. Food additives have long been a subject of ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Wednesday, September 22, 2021 9:50 am

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What’s in the food we eat?

Diet and Exercise                 To continue the list of “what’s in the food you eat”, today we will talk about Trans fats. In the early ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Wednesday, September 15, 2021 10:58 am

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Diet & Exercise: Flexing some knowledge about muscles

Having been a master personal trainer for almost 30 years, I’m often asked questions concerning muscles. Today, let’s just have some fun, and explore a ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Friday, August 24, 2018 8:00 am

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Diet & Exercise: Learn more about another ‘good guy’ fat, monounsaturated fats

Last week, we learned the benefits of incorporating “good” fats like polyunsaturated fatty acids into our diets. This week, I’d like to share information on ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Friday, August 17, 2018 8:00 am

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Diet & Exercise: Get to know the ‘good guys’ of fat

In last week’s column, we learned the detrimental role “bad” fats like saturated and trans fats play in our diets.  First, we all need some ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Friday, August 10, 2018 8:00 am

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Diet & Exercise: Chewing the fat

This is the first in a two-part series on fats. For years, we’ve been taught that fats were bad. We were urged to remove them ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Friday, August 3, 2018 8:00 am

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Diet & Exercise: Going bananas about bananas

In this week’s column, I’d like to share with you information on a truly awe-inspiring fruit — the banana. The scientific name for banana is ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Friday, July 27, 2018 8:00 am

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Diet & Exercise: Some hidden benefits of exercise

Exercise is known to have a bounty of healthful benefits. It is effectively beneficial to conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, obesity, high blood pressure, ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Friday, July 20, 2018 8:00 am

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Diet & Exercise: Learn more about a summertime staple — the peach

Well, it’s summertime, and that means sweet, juicy peaches. The peach (Prunus persica) is native to the region of northwest China between the Tarim Basin ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Friday, July 13, 2018 8:00 am

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