The FoodScience KeyBank Vermont City Marathon Team: Part I

By Karin Krisher

Keybank marathon

Left to right:Bill O’Connor, Emily Burnham, Bill Reilly

This years’ KeyBank Vermont City Marathon & Relay will be one for the books. Eight FoodScience Corporation employees will lace up their kicks and hit the pavement at 8 a.m. sharp on Sunday morning, May 27. Because we want everyone to know who they are (so you can all cheer them on) and because they deserve at least a little bit of credit for their hard work and months (or years) of training, we’ve decided to feature Runner Profiles here. Please comment if you want to ask the runners any questions!

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Probiotics and Your Health

By Karin Krisher

ProbioticsThese days, going with your gut means more than just following your intuition, although that part’s still relevant. With the ever-emerging understanding of those things that make your tummy grumble like lactose intolerance, we’ve been able to embrace the idea that the gut can have a huge effect on overall health—including  a significant one on neurological wellbeing. Recently, probiotics are a health news topic of choice, and we couldn’t resist jumping on the bandwagon for this one. Here, we tell you why probiotic support might be just what the doctor ordered.

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Best Smoothie Ever? Take Two

By Karin Krisher

Remember our recipe for the best post workout smoothie ever? WBest Smoothiehat did you think? Did it help your post workout recovery? Before you answer, take in this second dose of our best smoothie ever treatment.

Our International Account Representative Emily Burnham came up with this recipe. Emily is prepping for her second annual Burlington Marathon run, and we think her fitness advice is good enough on its own—but when she couples it with a delicious recipe, we can’t resist spreading the word.

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Runner’s High

By Karin Krisher

runner's highThough not every runner would reveal this about him or herself (or even know it) runner’s high is probably one of the most common personal motivators. Running is a survival tactic. At first, we used it to catch and evade prey and predators, respectively. Then we used it as a means of communication, sending Pheidippides on an epic sprint that gave us the term (and the distance for) “marathons.” Now we use it as a form of physical fitness, though its roots in escapism remain visible to those who know and freely admit that they’re in it for the high.

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