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Should You Avoid Fruit?

Posted On Aug 16, 2013 By Erin Kuh, MBA, RD

Freshly sliced figs on a plate
Have you banished bananas or given up grapes because of their sugar content? There is such thing as eating too much fruit or too much of any healthy food. However, the sugar in fruit is much different than downing a... Read More

Can Strength Training Improve Cardio Function in Elderly?

Posted On Aug 16, 2013 By Tim Arndt, Resistance Training Specialist

Resistance training class using free weights at the gym
Resistance training in older populations has long been proven to an effective means in improving one’s overall quality of life by reducing the effects of sarcopenia– the natural occurrence of age related muscle wasting– and improving balance. Reducing sarcopenia increases... Read More

Protein Q&A: The 5 Things You Must Know

Posted On Aug 16, 2013 By Erin Kuh, MBA, RD

Protein Bar
Eating protein at the right time and in the right amount can help you lose weight, preserve and build muscle, increase strength, and keep hunger at bay longer than just eating carbs. Proteins are essential to our daily functioning. Broken... Read More

To Cheat or Not To Cheat, That is The Question.

Posted On Aug 15, 2013 By Vito La Fata

Vito La Fata on weight loss strategies for new diet and fitness plan
Shakespeare once said, “To be or not to be? That is the question.” Well, in fitness and nutrition we more commonly ask ourselves, “To cheat or not to cheat?” Most of us, when we start a new exercise and dare... Read More

Food, Glorious Food

Posted On Aug 14, 2013 By JAX Mariash

JAX Mariash on how to be healthy with simple foods
The other day, a segment on NPR radio caught my attention. The gentleman on the radio said, “The thing folks do not realize, is that food is an extremely intimate subject with individuals, especially when you tell someone what to... Read More