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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.

Tortilla chips: Portion-temptation challenge

This snack food made from corn tortillas is a favorite crunch for many to consume, especially during football season. These wedges are pretty basic…. corn, vegetable oil, salt, and water, fried or baked. Yellow corn is the popular staple, but they can… 0 Shares |

Olive Oil: 10 considerations

Olive oil has been said to be the nectar of gods. It is found in most people’s pantries. It is the main component of the Mediterranean diet. Olive oil  is actually a liquid fat that comes from olives, but this monounsaturated fatty acid is the… 0 Shares |

Refrigeration: What stays in and what comes out

There’s only so much room in your refrigerator, but certain items rank in importance versus others for the occupancy space. Many people refrigerate foods because they believe they stay fresher or will not expire as quickly if kept in a cool temperature.… 0 Shares |

Soups – canned convenience

A warm bowl of soup can be a nice compliment to a meal, a meal itself, and an easy, quick, and convenient option. Warm it up and ready to go. It is also relatively cheap. However, the concept of instant might… 0 Shares |

Contacts: Can you see clearly?

Wearing contacts is a convenient correction to vision that eliminates the extra pair of glasses. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, at least 41 million contact lens wearers in the U.S. are practicing at least one behavior that can cause risk for eye infection. Wearing… 0 Shares |

Mayonnaise: You “may” want to pass

Mayonnaise, “mayo”, is a popular condiment used around the world. It is the combination of egg yolk, oil, acid, and either lemon juice or vinegar. This recipe might be tasty, but it is full of trans fat and saturated fat.… 0 Shares |

PMDD: Women’s monthly visitor

Premenstrual syndrome, better known as PMS, is a very common phenomenon among women. Symptoms include cravings, irritability, tender breasts, fatigue, and mood swings. It is estimated that three quarters of women experience these side effects leading up to and during… 0 Shares |

Pickles: Crunchy cravings

Pickles are a food that people either love or hate. Some can eat them straight out of the jar. We hear about pregnant women craving them. Besides their high sodium content, there are actually health benefits to eating these cucumbers.… 0 Shares |

Rotator Cuff Injury: When less is more

Our shoulder joint is a leading commander for our upper body movements. Composed of 4 ligaments (tissues that connects bones to other bones) that stabilize the shoulder, injury to the area is quite common. Repetitive motions, especially overhead movements, are… 0 Shares |

Adrenaline: Fight-or-flight rush

When a person feels extreme emotions the body’s response is the release of adrenaline. The heart starts to race, the hands start to sweat, and you want to escape, which is that flight-or-flight mode. Another name for adrenaline is epinephrine.… 0 Shares |