10 11, 2017

WHAT IS THE PALEO DIET?

By | November 10th, 2017|Education|

By now you know that’s it’s not just cavemen who followed a Paleo diet; it’s your coworker, hairdresser and your friend who just started taking CrossFit classes. Why are so many people following a Paleo diet? Are they losing weight on it? Even more important—will you lose weight eating Paleo?

Why are discussing cavemen eating patterns …

25 10, 2017

THE KETO DIET: HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO GET STARTED

By | October 25th, 2017|Education|

You’ve probably heard or read about the keto diet on the news, but may have been wondering what it is! The “keto” is short for “ketosis,” a metabolic process in the body.  On a ketogenic diet, the body burns fat for fuel instead of carbohydrates because you’re eating a super low-carb diet that is also …

28 07, 2017

LEARN MORE, BURN MORE | REDUCING SUGAR IN YOUR DIET

By | July 28th, 2017|Education, Learn More|

In case you haven’t heard, “sugar” is the latest diet world “bad” word according to media reports of its impact on our health. This doesn’t mean you should stress over every gram of sugar in your diet—some foods contain naturally-occurring sugars, and they’re perfectly safe to eat as part of a balanced diet.

One of the …

7 07, 2017

DELICIOUS WAYS TO USE BLUEBERRIES THAT AREN’T SMOOTHIES, PARFAITS, AND MUFFINS

By | July 7th, 2017|Education, Recipes|

Celebrate National Blueberry Day July 8th by adding these seasonal berries to your favorite summer recipes. You already know that blueberries are a juicy topper for oatmeal, cereal, and parfaits as well as a staple in breakfast muffins, but there are a ton of other ways to use these fresh berries.

Blueberries are a good source …

15 06, 2017

MAXIMIZE FRUITS AND VEGGIES IN YOUR DIET FOR EFFORTLESS WEIGHT LOSS

By | June 15th, 2017|Education|

How many servings of fruits and veggies did you eat yesterday?

If it was less than 1 cup of fruit and 1.5 cups of veggies, you’re in good company with a majority of Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

This National Fruit and Veggies Month, we’re encouraging you to take advantage of …

24 05, 2017

BRING YOUR LUNCH TO WORK FOR BODY AND FINANCIAL BENEFITS

By | May 24th, 2017|Education|

You’ve heard it before but it’s worth repeating—packing your lunch saves you money and can be healthier than buying your midday meal daily. Celebrate National Brown-Bag-It day on May 25th by making a commitment to pack your lunch (and snacks) a few days a week. Sure, it can be tough at times to plan ahead and …

2 05, 2017

SHOULD YOU EAT BEFORE WORKING OUT?

By | May 2nd, 2017|Education|

New research says that fasted exercise might help you use more stored fat.

 

You’ve probably heard fitness friends mention running in the morning before breakfast and doing “fasted cardio” to help with fat burning, but were skeptical about whether this worked for fat loss.

New research published in the American Journal of Physiology Endocrinology & Metabolism