Category: Fitness Nutrition

Granola: Too much in too little

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 | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
Organic Soy: Diverse protein source

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 | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care
Yogurt: When bacteria is good

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 | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition
ASPARAGUS: Spear me

ASPARAGUS: Spear me

This green, white, or purple vegetable come in spears, is packed with nutrition, and is low in calories. There are plenty of reasons to consume this veggie. With only 90 calories in one cup, it’s pretty incredible that this amount… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Dried Fruit: The pros and cons to packaged sweetness

Dried Fruit: The pros and cons to packaged sweetness

Part of a healthy, balanced diet includes the consumption of nutrient rich fruits and vegetables. Dried fruit might seem like a handy snack to meet this dietary recommendation. This snack consists of fruit in which the water has been removed… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Nutrition, Weight Loss
The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

The Breakfast Debate: 1st meal of the day counts

Breakfast is the meal that breaks the fast from the night before. There’s an associated typical or traditional line up of foods we think of when it comes to this first meal….eggs, pancakes, cereal, bagels, coffee, waffles, oatmeal, and so… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Ketosis: Fat’s new best friend

Ketosis: Fat’s new best friend

Our body normally uses glucose from carbohydrates as our main source of energy. Ketosis is a popular word used in the diet and diabetes worlds. Our body goes into a state of ketosis to keep itself working when carbohydrates are… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Cucumbers: The versatile veggie

Cucumbers: The versatile veggie

Cucumbers are part of the gourd family called Cucurbitaceae. There are three main varieties of cucumbers include seedless, pickled, and sliced. They are usually consumed raw or pickled. The leaves, stem, and seeds are used in Asian cuisines. It is… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Nutrition
Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocados: Good fat in right portion

Avocado is the main ingredient found in guacamole, a topper for salads, on a sandwich or wrap, and even in smoothies. The Hass is the most common variety in the U.S. Each serving is packed with 20 vitamins and minerals,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Personal Care, Weight Loss
Top Foods to Avoid: High Fructose Corn Syrup

Top Foods to Avoid: High Fructose Corn Syrup

High fructose corn syrup is a man-made product that is produced by using enzymes to extract sugar from stocks of corn. This sweetener should be avoided as it has been linked to a variety of maladies including obesity, cardiovascular disease,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition