Is Your Meal Replacement Making the Cut?

Among all the varieties of supplements that are available on the market, meal replacements tend to be one of the most misunderstood. Often, people use protein powders or other similar products as if they were, in fact, meal replacements. The truth, though, is that there’s a pretty big difference between a quality meal replacer and […]

7 Foods You Should Be Eating Every Week

Nutrition is a key part to any healthy lifestyle. In fact, most experts say that weight control is 75 percent diet and only about 25 percent exercise – though some say it’s more like 80/20 or even 90/10. Whatever ratio you prefer, one thing is clear: No matter how much time you spend in the […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Organic Whey Protein

It’s interesting how some people react negatively to any and all “supplements.” Even when it’s something totally natural and relatively commonplace, the very fact that it is now powered (or pilled) and marketed as a supplement turns it into something frightening and even dangerous in their minds. Some even experience this phenomenon when it comes […]

5 Tips for Making a Healthy Smoothie

Loaded with fruits, vegetables and all manner of healthy-looking foods, smoothies just seem like the perfect option for a fast, convenient meal. The problem is that store-bought smoothies can be loaded with excess calories from added sugar and a number of not-so-great additives. A much better option is to take the few extra minutes to […]

3 Ways to Avoid Overeating on the 4th of July

Here, in the U.S., July 4th – Independence Day – is rapidly approaching. Along with the time off and fireworks displays, this particular national holiday is typically characterized by another of the nation’s favorite pastimes: eating mass quantities of grilled meats. Beer is generally also involved. And, let’s be clear: this one day of indulgence […]

10 Ways to Eat Healthy on Vacation

There’s a pretty strange relationship between fitness and vacationing. People tend to workout with the goal of transforming themselves for their vacation. But, there’s a problem with this: Most of the time, that healthy diet you’ve been sticking to for months falls apart as soon as you enter vacation mode. So, let’s get to the […]