Blogs about Nutrition

3 Quick & Easy Solutions To Stop Your Sugar Cravings Part II

In part one of the sugar crush series we saw what happens when your sugar crush gets the best of you. Letting that sink for a little it’s time to move on. In this part I show you quick and easy solutions to stop your sugar cravings.

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When more calories are better.

A strong immune system and intact musculoskeletal system are kind of the minimum requirements for doing life well. Getting adequate protein and nutrition is essential. What’s enough you ask? How strong and healthy do you want to be? Do you want the minimum or the optImum? Average rates of death and disease or above? Bottom line: if this is important to you, get it into your body any way you can. For example, you can eat more spinach when it’s cooked vs a spinach salad. If you don’t like broccoli get the phytonutrients from a quality supplement.

TO EAT OR NOT TO EAT...?

Most of us at some point have ask the same question...Should I eat before my workout?Yes, studies have shown that working out on an empty stomach will burn more fat during exercise BUT will also reduce the energy levels to exercise and increase the risk of overeating later on. You wouldn't run your car on en empty tank? right? Why would you run your body on an empty stomach? In order to regulate our blood sugar levels we SHOULD eat regulary throughout the day. Specially

Hierarchy to Kick Starting and Optimizing Weight Loss

Looking at our statistics it seems that we as a society have a weight loss problem, but in reality its NOT a weight loss problem, its a SUSTAINABILITY problem. Every day people go on “diets” and loose weight, what they can’t do is maintain that weight loss.

To tea or not to tea, that is the question.

Hi friends, I'm so happy you’ve expressed an interest in tea (and tisanes)! Here is a list from Café K’Tizo, in Wheaton, IL that my wife and I like and love. Of course, have fun exploring your local tea boutique and finding out what you like best and making your tea (steep time/strength/water type/temperature) also accordingly to your preference. You'll never buy tea from the grocery store again! 1. SENCHA (ORGANIC)- I LIKE THIS ONE IN THE MID-MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON. 

Is Food Better For Health Than Supplements? You Need To Know!

I don’t know about you, but my doctor always pushes me to take a multivitamin. When I tell her that I don’t take one, she questions why I don’t and, again, encourages me to take one. My answer is: “I get my vitamins and minerals from the foods that I eat.”Here is an interesting fact: Nutrient deficiencies are common, usually from a poor diet or from reduced calorie intake. 68% of North Americans are deficient in calcium, 75% in magnesium, and 80% in vitamin B6.

Diversity

Diversity is a word that I often don’t hear much when it comes to workouts, yet more a word that seems to be used with race or foods that one consumes.

Meet the Trainer of NAPS 2 B Fit

Hello, I am Natalie.Yes, I am a real person. I am often asked by people through phone and email, "Are you a real person?" Yes, of course, I choose to use my logo for the profile page which is on my business attire, business letterhead and business cards.