Blogs about Whole Foods Diet

What is a balanced diet?

Marconutrients:At each meal/snack if you consume a good balance of proteins, fats, and carbs, you will experience sustained energy. Some call this the metabolic test.Micronutrients:Getting the correct balance of vitamins and minerals into the body at the cellular level is much harder to do. If there is one thing I learned from my degree in nutrition it was the complexity of interactions of vitamins and minerals and the mirad of outcomes from such. What do you do?

What's More Important: Exercise or Nutrition?

  I'm sure you've heard the saying.......results are 70% what you eat and 30% exercise (or some variation of this).  Well, I'm here to tell you that this is NOT true....I'm not sure where this math came from....but results are 100% dedication to BOTH what you eat and what you do!

Tips to Kick the Junk Food Habit

Diet (4 of 5)

Diet- Latin from Greek

Mistakes that Keep Millions Overweight

Two-thirds of all American adults are overweight. More than 110 million Americans are on weight loss diets. The average person makes four or five attempts to lose weight each year!

For Stronger Living

This title is the tag line for Functional Fitness of DuPage. A company that made sense to start in 2007 when I recognized there was a need for more trainers who emphasize improving the aspects of your life through better health, better movement, and more passion. 

Diet or Exercise: Which is Better for Weight

 

Foods to Improve Athletic Performance

Enjoying the last few weeks of summer

Summer is winding down and it is almost time for the more hectic pace of back to school.  The heat of August almost demands that we slow down and enjoy the last few days of summer.  Why not take this time to enjoy slower paced, relaxing days with family and friends.  Nature will bring us an abundance of great foods to enjoy right now.

In the beginning...

Which came first? The chicken or the egg? The egg or the chicken? Undoubtedly, you have heard this conondrum before. But have you ever wondered why? Some of you wonder why anyone would eat a filthy chicken or its eggs in the first place. Others, just the opposite - they love it and would eat it daily! In the wake of the never ending firestorm of commercials, books, ads, etc., you have been overwhelmed by the sheer ability of the billion dollar ad companies to tell that what you were told you were supposed to hear and is absolutely the answer to your problem.