Understanding Meat Labels

Understanding Meat Labels

Understanding meat labels can be a confusing and frustrating process. Often, if there is a loophole in the label restrictions that makes their product seem better than the one next to it, they will take it and run. We’ve researched the specifics of each label, cut out...
The Power of Beets!

The Power of Beets!

It seems like every year there is a new super food that will help you push harder during a workout, look better in a bathing suit and/or give you more energy. As a busy adult it can be really difficult to know what to take seriously and what you can dismiss as a...
What is Grass Fed Whey Protein?

What is Grass Fed Whey Protein?

Whether you’re looking for a post-workout boost, a meal replacement supplement or just wanting to easily increase your protein intake, one of the easiest ways to get what you need is with whey protein. And just like all the food you so carefully choose to consume, you...
6 Deliciously Slimming Smoothies

6 Deliciously Slimming Smoothies

No matter what your busy schedule looks like for the day, you most likely want to eat delicious and filling meals. Luckily, smoothies can be prepared in mere minutes and are absolutely delicious whether it’s fall, winter, spring or summer. Smoothies make a great...
5 Foods You Should Be Eating

5 Foods You Should Be Eating

Food has been a staple for relationships, traditions and cultures since the beginning of time. Not only does it bring people together, but it can also save your health, nurture your body, increase energy and improve your physique. Food does not only determine how you...
Top 10 Vegetable Superfoods

Top 10 Vegetable Superfoods

Everyone knows how important it is to eat your veggies, but too many people get stuck in their routine of carrot sticks and iceberg lettuce salads, missing out on the benefits that a variety of vegetables will provide. Optimize your nutritional intake by adding these...
Organic Vs. Conventional Food

Organic Vs. Conventional Food

The term organic is everywhere these days. No matter what store you go to—Whole Foods, the corner store or your local farmer’s market, everyone is throwing around the term “organic.” But even with the familiarity of the word setting in, do people really know what it...
Top Ten Healthiest Fruits

Top Ten Healthiest Fruits

We have scoured through our sources and found not just the healthiest fruits, but those considered by nutrition experts to be “superfruits“. Best eaten fresh and in their natural form, these fruits provide tons of nutrients, fiber, and antioxidants to help you stay...
Benefits of Chia Seeds

Benefits of Chia Seeds

Should you cha-cha-cha-chia? Anyone alive in the 80s or 90s who hears the word “chia” can’t help but sing the jingle for the ceramic figures that grew “real” hair. Popular for decades as a funky houseplant for kids, chia seeds have become known as a superfood that...
Understanding Carbs

Understanding Carbs

High-glycemic carbohydrates Simple carbs that your body can quickly absorb for energy. These are best consumed in moderation during or after an intense workout or event. Fruit juices Raisins Baked potatoes White flour breads Watermelon Ripe bananas White rice Mashed...
The Ugly Truth About Processed Foods

The Ugly Truth About Processed Foods

One of the many things that make us uniquely human is that we have always found a way to process our food. It started out of necessity—preserving food to ensure that we would have enough to get through the long winter months and to make it easier for us to digest. As...
What are BCAAs?

What are BCAAs?

How to make BCAAs work for you If you have ever looked into nutrition or stepped foot in a gym in the last decade, chances are you’ve heard of BCAAs. But what the heck are they and why do you need them? Fear not, we’ve simplified the research for you to explain how...