Blogs about Nutrition

Thursday, November 29, 2012 • Bethesda, MD 20814
Sunday, November 25, 2012 • Corona, CA 92883
Saturday, November 24, 2012 • Athens, AL 35611
  Balance Personal Training LLC
Holidays and special occasions are often difficult times to keep with your 'healthy eating' regime. The same goes for fitness professionals, which is the reason this topic came to mind.  Recently some friends and I met for lunch.  When the waiter asked for my order I felt all eyes on me.  It was as though the world had stopped...
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 • Melbourne, VIC
Sarah's Fitness Journey
So like most of you the holidays come with a mixture of emotions for me. I look forward to spending time with my family, I LOVE the food, and it's always nice to spend some time reflecting on how fortunate you are. However, as far as diet and exercise regimens go this time of year seems to be a long drawn out nightmare. Every time I get through a holiday and just start to get back on track with my eating, here comes another one to throw me off again. I've long since given up the fight to resist all the awesome food that my family works so hard to bring to the table.
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 • Lumberton, TX 77657-1121
Small changes eventually lead to a healthy lifestyle
That is a question that I never gave much thought until my 17 year old son was diagnosed with Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis, a rare blood disease, that was unheard of 50 years ago.  Why?  Well, I started investigating and what I found out was quite astonishing.  First of all, toxins exist all around us.  After WWII, they didn't really know what to do with all the chemical warfare, so it ended up in agriculture and industry which means the air we breathe is toxic.
Monday, November 19, 2012 • Melbourne, VIC
Jocelyn Martin's Blog
Thanksgiving!  Memories of fires in the chimney, smells of turkey wafting from the oven and my mom's voice coming from the kitchen, quickly come to mind.  I remember playing games with my family, chatting and laughing around the table as we all enjoyed mom and grandma's cooking and begging my dad to change the channel from all the boring football games (eventually he would fall asleep and we'd get to watch something else).  I don't ever remember worrying about how many calories I was consuming or whether or not the turkey was free-range org
Saturday, November 17, 2012 • Hillsboro, OR 97124
Fitness & Nutrition
 My trip to the grocery store can be quite an adventure.  I'm not just shopping for food.  I'm peeking into other shopping carts, cleaning them out and making healthier food substituitions.  Having healthy food options readily available at home makse Eating Clean that much easier.  Before I head to the check out I make sure I have the following foods in my cart:·         Fresh/frozen vegetables
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 • Baytown, TX 77520
Michelle Carlson's Blog
These 4 recipes will get you started toward healthier holidays!Remember, portion control is your #1 line of defense   Pumpkin Muffins¾ cup whole wheat flour¾ cup oat bran cereal (found over on top of the oatmeal and is super cheap)½ teaspoon baking soda1-2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (to your taste)½ cup natural sugar (sugar in the raw works)
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 • Baytown, TX 77520
Michelle Carlson's Blog
We’re diving in by tackling one of the main causes of Holiday weight gain: emotional eating! Don’t let it claim you as a victim, just take a few steps to be prepared   What’s Your Relationship Status?
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 • Baytown, TX 77520
Michelle Carlson's Blog
As we wind up this past year (check your calendar, it’s almost over), we can take a look back at what we set out to do.Did you know that in 2012 over 60% of Americans made the resolution to loose weight? Over 30% said they were going to exercise more. Another statistic is that about 35% of these resolutions were broken by January 7th! Why to we struggle so much with these goals? Well, there actually are answers…There are 5 stages to making a lifestyle change: