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Megan Johnson McCullough owns a fitness studio in Oceanside CA called Every BODY's Fit. She has an M.A. in Physical Education & Health Science, is a current candidate for her Doctorate in Health & Human Performance, and she's an NASM Master Trainer & Instructor. She's also a professional natural bodybuilder, fitness model, Wellness Coach, and AFAA Group Exercise Instructor.

Beans: A little goes a long way

The musical fruit. Beans are a very healthy type of food that is affordable and versatile. Different types are enjoyed by different cultures. Beans are classified as legumes and grow in pods that have beans inside. These pods come from… 0 Shares |

Arthritis: Will it ever go away??

When aches and pains persist and it hurts just to move, we know our bodies are communicating to us. Inflammation is our body signaling to us that an area is not doing well. Arthritis is a form of this communication… 0 Shares |

Condiments: The con to healthy eating

Condiments: The Con to Healthy Eating Adding a little zing, taste, and pop… we love to dip, marinate, and top our food with ketchup, mustard, and/or barbeque sauce. These condiments practically go hand in hand with many of our traditional… 0 Shares |

Carbohydrates: The simple truth

One of the most controversial nutritional elements are carbohydrates. Diets for decades have either ruled them out, praised them, or come up with complicated ratios we should abide by each day. Carbohydrates are a daily part of our food choices,… 0 Shares |

Calluses & Corns: The skin’s protectors

Calluses and corns are the result of your body forming protective skin around a sensitive area. They might be unattractive or bothersome, but they serve a purpose. Calluses form on the outermost layer of the skin and don’t cause any… 0 Shares |

Thirdhand Smoke: Harmful residue

We all know the hazards of smoking. The person actually smoking is at risk for many health problems. Second hand smoke can lead to emphysema and lung cancer. But have you heard of 3rd hand smoke (THS)?? This is the less… 0 Shares |

Deli Meat: Maybe cut out the cold cuts

Deli Meat: Maybe cut out the cold cut A nice heart cold cut, lunch meat, whichever type of deli meat you favor, reading the labels of these pre-packed proteins is very important. There are so many types of deli meats… 0 Shares |

Granola: Too much in too little

Granola has that healthy but sometimes no-so-healthy make up of ingredients. A basic granola recipe contains the following ingredients: oats, some type of sweetener such as sugar or honey, and some type of crisp made from wheat or rice. Then… 0 Shares |

Body fat: Grapefruit vs tangerine

One of the fitness progress measurements and health standards used to indicate one’s weight range, is body fat. Fat is our energy storage warehouse that our body pulls from to meet the demands we place upon ourselves. Because every BODY… 0 Shares |

Cholesterol: More H less L

So what is cholesterol?? When we go get our yearly physicals and the doctor tells us our LDL and HDL levels what do these numbers really mean?? We need cholesterol for bodily functions, but our interpretation is that cholesterol is… 0 Shares |