Dave Crocker, Author at The Tryon Daily Bulletin

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The amazing potato

The potato isn’t just a total enjoyment food, but the perfect culinary staple when breaking bread for the holidays, or almost any occasion. Potatoes are ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, November 29, 2022 1:03 pm

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Exercising during the holiday season

Well, the holidays are upon us. For many, that means getting together with family and friends, attending special events, and lots of delicious holiday fare. ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, November 22, 2022 11:38 am

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The time of year for Shepherd’s pie

The“comfort food”  that I cover today is indeed considered to be consolation fare. Shepherd’s pie is a type of savory dish whose origins come from ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, November 15, 2022 10:54 am

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Popcorn, anyone?

Today’s comfort food might be considered junk food by many, but that could not be further from the truth. The word popcorn was included in ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, November 1, 2022 11:36 am

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Go ahead and have that second slice of pizza

Today’s item on the comfort foods list is one of the world’s favorites. Pizza! The word pizza comes from the Latin “pinsere” which means “to ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, October 25, 2022 12:42 pm

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The big cheese

Well, it is indeed football season, and most of you know that I absolutely love football, and even as a nutritionist, I can’t enjoy some ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, October 18, 2022 1:08 pm

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Benefits of working out 

As an exercise expert, I work with all fitness levels. I train beginners, intermediates, advanced, and even other personal trainers. The notion of getting in ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, September 27, 2022 12:03 pm

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Be sure to eat your Brussels sprouts

Today’s unsung hero of nutrition is Brussels sprouts. They rank 21st on the CDC’s list of powerhouse foods, ahead of cauliflower, carrots, tomatoes, turnips, sweet ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, September 20, 2022 11:48 am

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Fun facts about parsley

A few weeks ago we talked about the unsung heroes of nutrition. The response was so good that I thought we should continue it. Today’s ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, September 13, 2022 3:18 am

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Resistance training in older adults

Exercise for seniors is especially important, as proper exercise improves strength and balance, increases energy levels, prevents or delays diseases such as heart attack, stroke, ... Read more

by Dave Crocker, Tuesday, September 6, 2022 10:53 am

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