Nutrition

Halloween: How to Minimize CANDY Intake

October 21, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Who is already being surrounded by Halloween candy? If it hasn’t happened yet, it will soon. Obviously, I would recommend not buying it until the last minute so there is less possibility of opening and eating it yourself.  But we can’t avoid it when others bring it into work, give it as presents, etc. ACE..

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Unintentional Habits That Sabotage Your Healthy Diet

October 14, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Are you unintentionally sabotaging your healthy eating plan? Eating healthy is one of the hardest portions of a healthy lifestyle. Even the best laid plans may not happen if you are stuck in these habits: 6 Unintentional Habits That Wreck Your Healthy Eating Plan About Big Bricks Training: Big Bricks is a San Diego gym offering personal..

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Boost Your Immune System

October 7, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

“The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention estimates that each year in the United State, on average, 5%-20% of the population gets the flu and more that 200,000 people are hospitalized with flu-related complications. Americans spend an estimated $10.4 billion each year on direct, flu-related expenses. Influenza activity tends to peak in January and February, so it’s important to keep your..

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 5, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. You may have noticed more pink than normal, even NFL players are wearing pink shoes and gloves. The idea is to remind women how important it is do monthly self-exams. Breast cancer is usually treatable when detected early. The 5-year survival rate is 98%.  (earlydetectionplan.org) There are many ways..

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Healthy Food Minus the Waste

September 23, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

We all try to eat healthy, fresh food. But what happens when we don’t get to eat that food as soon as planned… Does it just go to waste? It’s pretty amazing how much food we waste in this country. Here are some great ideas for how to eat fresh, healthy food but waste less:..

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Choose Veggies or Fruit in Restaurants

September 8, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Eating healthy while out in restaurants is possible. If you are trying to lose weight or simply be healthier, help yourself and your children make healthy eating choices while out. Eating healthy is a core component in your fitness and workout regime! Forget the Fries: Kids Say Fruits or Veggies Fine as Restaurant Sides About..

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Understanding Hydration

July 9, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Most people tend to be more dehydrated than hydrated. Our bodies are mostly water and they require a LOT of water to function properly. However, if we are never fully hydrated, we may not understand the difference. The problem is, we are not like camels. We have minimal places to store excess water and once..

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“The 1 Thing Everyone Needs to Lose Weight Successfully”

June 25, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

This is an article title that caught my eye. Although, I’ve read a LOT of fitness articles and I am always skeptical when I see this kind of title. How can there be ONE thing?! However, the article sucked me in… I read it from start to finish, I didn’t even skim any parts. It..

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Eggs – What’s the confusion?

June 18, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Eggs are often lumped in with high cholesterol foods, which is very confusing because eggs are healthy. I recently read an article in Nutrition Action titled “Unscrambling Eggs”. It explained that “Not for the first (or last) time, the media mixed up the dangers of cholesterol in blood and cholesterol in foods.” It has been..

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Healthy Spring Recipes

May 12, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Spring has Sprung! Before we know it, it will be summer. Take advantage of the nice spring weather and spring produce by making some of these yummy and healthy recipes from MyFitnessPal: Low-Carb Spaghetti Squash Hashbrowns – Calories: 104, Servings: 2 Chipotle Chicken Burgers – Calories: 183, Servings: 4 Black Bean Couscous Salad – Calories:..

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