From the MASSAGE Magazine article, “Eat for Energy!—Nutrition for Massage Therapists,” by Lauren Obermann Dauro, R.D., L.D., in the November 2009 issue. Article summary: As a massage therapist, you focus on helping others—but you shouldn’t forget that before you can care for others, you must care for yourself. One of the best things you can do for yourself is to take in healthy, wholesome nutrition to prevent disease and provide lasting energy.

Here’s a list of Lauren Obermann Dauro, R.D., L.D.’s favorite nutrition websites:

• WebMD:

• The Mayo Clinic:

• American Dietetic Association:

• The Food Guide Pyramid:

• Fit Day: