Sunday, July 21, 2019

Nutrition

Whether you are looking boost athletic performance, slim down, treat a health condition or just trying to stay in good health, paying close attention to your nutrition is important. But it’s not always easy to figure out exactly what advice to follow. Between your family, friends and the internet, you’ve heard the exact opposite opinions about every food and diet out there. So, what is healthy? What’s not? To know for sure, you have to turn to the science, which is exactly what we do in our Nutrition Series. Browse the articles below to learn more about how your food interacts with your body and how you can build a healthier diet for yourself and your family.

4 Healthy Fast Food Sauce Recipes to Up Your Take-Out Game

4 Healthy Fast Food Sauce Recipes
If you're trying to cut back on calorie-rich, unhealthy foods in your diet, swapping healthy fast food sauces for those that normally come with your meal can be a huge help. Here, Sasha, our resident nutritional anthropologist, has gathered up the four best healthy copycat fast food sauce recipes!

The Best Vegan Donut Recipe – Ever!

Best Vegan Donut Recipe
It’s true!  This vegan donut recipe is a reality. You can enjoy delicious donuts without eggs, butter, yeast or milk. If you are someone who thinks that vegan versions of classic desserts are usually a fail, we encourage you to give these a shot.  They are...

The Top 20 Best and Worst Foods for Mental Health

Best and Worst Foods for Mental Health
Did you know that what you eat can impact your mental health?  Find out the best and worst foods for mental health! There was a period in my life (not all that long ago, now that I think about it) where I was the busiest I have ever...

The 3 Best Vitamins to Boost Energy

Best Vitamins to Boost Energy
Your everyday life – the office, the kids, meeting friends, and moderate cardio or weight workout – demands a level of high energy. Of course, the first step for daily high energy is to eat, hydrate, exercise, and sleep properly.  (More about eating a diet that fits your body...

16 Best Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks: An Exercise Physiologist’s Picks

16 Best Pre- and Post-Workout Snacks
Making sure your pre- and post-workout snacks are on point can be the difference between you making real progress, and not going anywhere. While my specialty sits within the realm of “exercise science”, I still get a fairly large number of clients coming to me for the sole...

What is the Best Diet for Weight Loss? An Exercise Expert Weighs In!

Best Diet for Weight Loss
A question I get asked a lot when working with my personal training clients is: what is the best diet for weight loss? Is it the ketogenic diet?  The paleo diet?  What about the Atkins diet or maybe the 5:2 diet?  Or the plant-based diet?  Maybe the carnivore...

Best Foods for High Cholesterol [Free Shopping List]

Best Foods for High Cholesterol
Keeping a healthy diet is vital in keeping your heart strong, so it's time we talk about the absolute best foods for high cholesterol.  Because even though it may be hard to believe, eating certain foods can help regulate your cholesterol levels. Really! To understand how, we first need to take a detour into what cholesterol...

Healthy Mayonnaise Recipe: Whip Up this Delicious Sauce in 10 Minutes

Healthy Mayonnaise Recipe Whip this Delicious Sauce in 10 Minutes
Did you know that jar you pick up in the supermarket is nowhere close to being healthy mayonnaise? Really! Next time you’re in the grocery store, pick up a jar and read the ingredients list on the back.  If you're looking at a list of numbers...

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