Your diet may be the missing link in your training plan. Here are some common nutrition mistakes that many athletes and exercise enthusiasts make that can negatively affect performance. (Don’t worry; we’ve got you covered with the solutio... Read more
It can be easy to lose track of all the vitamins out there. It's even easier to forget how exactly they help our bodies. Let’s see, vitamin A heals wounds and vitamin C improves eyesight, wait, what was it again? There are so many, it... Read more
It’s true. A carbohydrate-rich diet can inflate appetite and girth. Low-carb diets do promote short-term weight loss, but are accompanied by some severe dangers. So what should you do? The truth is, you can have your carbs and eat them too&mdas... Read more
When you have diabetes, managing your blood sugar while you are sick or injured can be challenging. Any illness or injury—like a cold, the flu, a sprained ankle, a pulled tooth, or major surgery—can wreak havoc on your blood sugar control... Read more
Q: Does cranberry juice help prevent bladder infections?
A: Maybe. Cranberries contain two compounds that seem to prevent bacteria from sticking to cells in the kidney, bladder, and other parts of the urinary tract. The effect o... Read more
I'm having trouble eating enough protein in a day but staying within the calories. I have high cholesterol so I stay away from red meat and I'm not crazy about fish. Besides the obvious "eat more chicken" any suggestions??... Read more
Ok ppl. Back biceps abs destroyed, protein shake done, grilled salmon, cod, and chicken for food prep for week. What have you done today....your day your body, only you can change you...be amazing ppl...start this week off right. I believe in you...... Read more
Anyone ever feel obsessed? I've lost 19 pounds in 4 weeks. I recently decided to do a 3 day protein shake and fiber "cleanse". Today I caved and had a small hard boiled egg. I've been beating myself up over it, 60 cal... It's ridiculous. #firstpost... Read more
Ok ppl workout complete protein shake down, time to chill. Hope everyone has an amazing weekend, eat smart, train like your worst enemy is watching, and the results will come. Tip of the day. DON'T DIET, CHANGE YOUR EATING HABIT'S. I believe in you..... Read more
Trying to create new eating habits can be overwhelming. Making changes in your shopping, menu selection and cooking habits all at once causes many people to give up before they ever establish new routines. Instead, make this the year you make a few p... Read more
Plastic water bottles and their potential health risks are a hot topic in the news these days. How do you know if you’re at risk? Is it really something to be concerned about? A recent study in the Journal of the American Medical Association found... Read more
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