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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.

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 |

Potatoes: Type matters

White, red, and sweet…. they make up the potato family. These starchy vegetables are staple of our diet, but each differ in taste, size, and nutrients. The potato is economical, can be prepared and used for so many different varieties… 0 Shares |

Liver Health: Naturally taking care of your body

The liver is the largest internal organ in the body. This organ has so many important jobs. Some of these include processing nutrients, medications, hormones as well as helping prevent infections by removing bacteria and toxins from the blood. The… 0 Shares |

Organic Soy: Diverse protein source

Soybeans produce soy which can be processed into a protein that can used in powder or in the form of milk. It comes from an Asian plant and is enjoyed by many in the form of tofu, miso, or protein… 0 Shares |

Yogurt: When bacteria is good

Yogurt is the result of bacterial fermentation of milk. This bacteria is called yogurt cultures. The fermentation of lactose produces lactic acid which is a milk protein. This milk protein gives yogurt both its taste and texture. Cow’s milk is… 0 Shares |

Sunglasses: Wear those shades

We wear sunglasses to keep the bright sunshine out of our eyes. Besides this reason, many wear them as a popular accessary. The truth is that besides what brand or what style, we need to be wearing these shades. Whether… 0 Shares |

Freckles, Moles, and Skin Tags

Everyone has different types of skin lesions that are common and benign, meaning not cancerous. The most common are freckles, moles, and skin tags. Some people embrace these skin markers while others would rather do without and even try to… 0 Shares |

Body Hair: Your own fleece

Body hair, termed androgenic hair, develops on the body during the years of puberty. We need this hair to regulate our body temperature. When it’s cold, the hairs stand up because the tiny muscles surrounding the hair follicles are trying… 0 Shares |

Body Mass Index: How do you measure up?

Body mass index is a measure of body fat that is based upon an individual’s weight and height. Mathematically speaking it is the measure of a person’s weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters. Since BMI… 0 Shares |

Altitude: Oxygen deprivation

When a person travels to a high altitude, the air pressure is a lot lower (barometric pressure).  This means that there is less oxygen present. High altitude is considered 8,000 feet and above. There is about 25% fewer oxygen molecules… 0 Shares |