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Chris M.

Austin, Texas
Christine E. Marquette has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Dietetics with a major in Nutrition from the University of Texas. She is licensed by the State of Texas (LD) and is also a registered dietitian (RD - national certification) through the Commission on Dietetic Registration. Christine is... Full Bio
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March is National Nutrition Month® by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's almost officially springtime, so of course there are lots of things going on.  If you were reading my blog around this time last year, you already know that March is Na ... Read on »
February is National Grapefruit Month! by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I can't let February slip by without calling attention to it being National Grapefruit Month, especially since Ruby Reds, also known as "Texas Reds," are in season right now ... Read on »
Cherries: Tasty and Good for You! by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living You probably all have heard that February is American Heart Month.  There are several other monthly observances in February, including National Grapefruit Month, National Ch ... Read on »
Recovering After the Marathon by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living First, I want to wish good luck to all my peeps running the Austin Marathon and Half Marathon this coming Sunday!  What a way to celebrate Valentine’s Day!  You all will def ... Read on »
Countdown to the Austin Marathon by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, it’s that time of year again!  The Austin Marathon is less than 2 weeks away!  At this point, you should be in taper mode, as there is nothing more you can do to get p ... Read on »
Food 101 by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Did any of you watch Oprah this past week when her show was titled “Food 101 with Michael Pollan”?  Michael Pollan is not a nutritionist; he is a journalist and book author ... Read on »
Running a Marathon after the Flu by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past Sunday, January 17, 2010, my husband and I went to Houston, TX to run the Chevron Houston Marathon.  It was our first race in Houston and we had both been looking ... Read on »
Can Genetic Testing Help You Lose Weight? by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Have you tried several different diets in an effort to lose weight, but can’t seem to find one that works for you?  Were you successful at the low carb diet, but not the lo ... Read on »
Coming back from the flu. . . by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Unfortunately I managed to start the New Year off with a mild case of the flu!  Yes, I did try to take my own advice and drink plenty of fluids, eats lots of whole grains ... Read on »
2009 – Year in Review by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Well, it’s that time of year again.  The end of each year always brings various “top 10, 20, 100,” etc. lists that are meant to cause us to reflect on various events that h ... Read on »
Holiday Baking by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I can’t believe Christmas is just days away!  I am WAY behind in my baking!!  I come from a pretty big family (3 brothers and 4 sisters, who at this point almost all have k ... Read on »
Winter Cycling by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I admit it, I’m a wimp when it comes to riding my bike in the cold.  I’d much rather go run, or if I have to bike, either use my indoor trainer or take a spin class!  But I ... Read on »
Training in Cold Weather by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Depending on what part of the country you live in, you may already be experiencing winter like conditions (even though winter does not officially start until December 21).  ... Read on »
Staying Healthy During the Holidays by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living We’ve made it through Halloween and Thanksgiving, now we still have the December holidays (Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah) and the New Year to get through!  Because these h ... Read on »
Happy Thanksgiving! by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I wanted to take a moment to reflect on the past year and the many things I am thankful for.  First of all, I am thankful for all of you who read my blog!  Coming up with n ... Read on »
Thanksgiving by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Only 1 week and 1 day until Thanksgiving!  Thanksgiving is one of my personal favorite holidays; what could be better than getting together with friends & family, enjoying ... Read on »
Eating Vegetarian at NASCAR, Take 2 by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living For those of you who have been following my blog, you may remember that back in April this year I wrote about my experience eating vegetarian at NASCAR for the first time ... Read on »
November is Good Nutrition Month by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living When most of us think of November, we think of festive fall colors, cooler weather, and of course Thanksgiving.  There are a few other observances this month that involve ... Read on »
My LiveStrong Challenge Ride by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Since October is also Breast Cancer awareness month, and the month is rapidly coming to an end, I thought this week I’d fill you in on an event I participated in for the ... Read on »
October is Vegetarian Awareness Month by Chris M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living October 1 was World Vegetarian Day, and serves as the annual kick-off for Vegetarian Awareness Month.  The purpose is to bring attention to the benefits of eating a plant ... Read on »