Can your diet effect your mood?

November 10, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

According to an article in Women’s Health magazine this month, it can! “A fresh crop of research from the University of Warwick in England found that people’s happiness levels increased with each serving of fruit and vegetables they ate per day, and the boost didn’t stop until their eighth serving. If you can’t with another carrot, try..

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Organic vs. Non-Organic Fruits and Veggies

July 10, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Organic versus non-organic has been a topic of debate for the last few years. It would be nice to eat all organic and not worry about any pesticides or other harmful chemicals. However, that would more expensive than most of us would like to spend at a grocery store or farmers market. For that reason,..

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Are you getting enough fiber?

February 27, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Another reminder that February is American Heart Month! One very important way to keep your heart healthy is by getting enough fiber in your diet. Fiber is important for keeping us regular and keeping our GI tract in check. It also helps us feel more full after meals and effects metabolism. If you’ve ever been..

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22 Hydrating Foods

July 5, 2012 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Water is extremely important in our diet, and our survival for that matter. To understand the amazing benefits of water, see the post Water, H2O, Agua.  During the hot summer months, especially in humid climates, it is mandatory to increase our water intake. However, only about 80% of our water intake comes from drinking. The other 20%..

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