Nutrition

Fifteen #15SecondRecipes to make the best snacks ever
Nutrition, Recipes

Fifteen #15SecondRecipes to make the best snacks ever

As we move deeper into 2014, you can bet that many new year’s resolutions that revolved around eating healthy were broken… and it’s not hard to see why. Simply put, it can be tough to stick to a strict diet – especially when your diet doesn’t consist of food that […]

Healthy Holiday Tips: How to Stay on Track!
Nutrition

Healthy Holiday Tips: How to Stay on Track!

As soon as Halloween hits the calendar, it seems Americans veer off the path of fitness and into this infamous holiday funk. Thanksgiving claims us as its first victim with luscious pies, salty ham, and countless calories. Next is Christmas with the various cookie flavors, loads of chocolate among other […]

What is Lo Han Guo?
Nutrition

What is Lo Han Guo?

Lo Han Guo By Dr. Sara Solomon, BSC PT, DMD Introduction: Did you know the average North American consumes 160 pounds of sugar a year?1 That’s the equivalent of eating 25 sugar cubes per day or 9125 sugar cubes annually! It’s a well-known fact that excess sugar consumption is implicated […]

“DIETS” are OVERRATED
Nutrition

“DIETS” are OVERRATED

By: Fitness competitor, Jennifer Norden (Facebook) Don’t waist your time, energy and money on crazy diets that deprive your body of what it needs to reach your goals. Yes you may lose weight initially but it doesn’t last!!! Examples of these diets are low carb, low fat, high protein, banana […]

Fiber – it’s not just for Granny!
Nutrition

Fiber – it’s not just for Granny!

When people ask me about their diet – whether it’s “good” or “optimal” – one of the first things I ask them is how much fiber are they getting throughout the day.  The majority of the time, they can’t tell me.  They have either no clue, don’t count, or don’t […]

Fighting Fatigue the Natural Way
Nutrition

Fighting Fatigue the Natural Way

All too often when someone’s energy levels are low, they reach for a caffeinated drink or worse they eat a bunch of carbs and sugar for a short burst of energy. The energy obtained from these methods doesn’t last, and can have some negative consequences- Energy Crash, irritability, weight gain, […]

The Simplicity of Supplements
Nutrition

The Simplicity of Supplements

So you got the gym bug now and you even hired a trainer and he/she has recommended you go out and get some supplements! You do as they say and grab a bunch of stuff that really doesn’t make sense or maybe you even went online and read a few […]