wellness Nutrition Advice

Healthy Body Image: You Are More Than a Number!

Emily Bailey |
“Well, there it is again… another disappointing number. I just don’t understand. I trained hard at the gym all this week and I know I ate healthy too. I was feeling great until I saw the number on the scale that indicated I haven’t lost a pound this ...
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Fitness Weight Loss Nutrition

Apple Health Benefits: Bite Into an Apple

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
One of the most popular items to add to a lunch box, find out what the latest research is suggesting regarding the health and performance benefits of apples. From increased muscle size to decreased obesity, apples bring more than just flavor to the fall.
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Nutrition

Tailgating Tips for a Healthy Season

Emily Bailey |
Fall is football season and what does football season mean? It means it’s time to bring out the tailgating gear! Tailgating is meant to be a fun event shared with family and friends, but there are steps we can take to make sure we are adequately prepared ...
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Sports Performance Nutrition

Iron: An Essential Mineral for Athletic Performance

Jena Walther, MS |
Trained athletes and clients alike are monitoring their intakes and percentages of critical fuels - carbohydrates, fats, and protein - but are potentially falling short on their micronutrient needs. These trace players in the diet can have a significant ...
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Fitness Nutrition

Whole Grains and Nutrition: There's More Than Meets The Eye!

Stacey Penney
Stacey Penney |
What’s all the interest in grains? Dietary guidelines recommend that at least half of the grains we eat are whole grains. Whole grains, gluten-free, enriched, refined, and pseudo-grains, what does it all mean to your diet and health? Here we’ll take a ...
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Nutrition

Vitamin D- The Sunshine Vitamin

Geoff Lecovin |
Vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin,” was identified in the 17th century by Dr. Daniel Whistler and Professor Francis Glisson when they discovered the causative factors of rickets.
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Sports Performance Nutrition

Ergogenic Foods for Performance and Health

Geoff Lecovin |
In the field of sports nutrition, supplement companies proudly promote their products, claiming that they have the “magic bullet” for weight loss, weight gain and/or performance enhancement. Many of these products are costly, combined with a number of ...
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Nutrition

Carbohydrates: Are They Really That Bad For You?

Geoff Lecovin |
A review of some of the most popular diet programs reveals that they fall along a continuum from "anti-carbohydrate” to "anti-fat." The Standard American Diet (SAD) is typically comprised of 43-50% carbs. Low carbohydrate diets have been a popular trend ...
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Fitness Sports Performance Nutrition Recovery

Prep and Recovery: New Cornerstones to Effective Exercise Programming

Fabio Comana
Fabio Comana |
Looking for optimal exercise training results? What you do before and after could be just as important as the actual training itself. Discover where to focus pre-exercise efforts and what to consider for post-exercise recovery.
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Nutrition Recovery

The Power of Protein

Geoff Lecovin |
There are many myths and misconceptions regarding optimum protein intake and the effects of protein on body composition, performance, recovery and metabolism. 
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