Blog 2018-02-26T18:54:16+00:00

5 Surprising Benefits of Yoga

Yoga has a reputation for promoting flexibility and relaxation, but it also offers many surprising benefits. As yoga grows in popularity, researchers are delving deeper into the health benefits of this ancient practice. In honor of National Yoga Month, let’s explore 5 scientifically-proven reasons you should incorporate yoga into your fitness routine. Mental Health In addition to a wonderful sense of relaxation, yoga may also improve symptoms of anxiety and depression. Research shows that a consistent yoga [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|

Veggie Spotlight: Cauliflower

Cauliflower has long been under-appreciated, but nowadays it’s at the top of every low-carb shopping list. An unassuming, but sturdy member of the cabbage family (or brassicaceae family if you want to sound like an expert), cauliflower has taken a leading role in helping us cut carbs. Let’s take a look at the nutrition cauliflower provides, and some tasty ways to use it in place of traditional starches. First, the facts. An entire cup of chopped cauliflower [...]

By | September 20th, 2018|

4 Reasons Exercise is the Best Anti-Aging Treatment

Getting older is inevitable, but that doesn’t mean you have to feel older! Regular exercise (at least 30 minutes of exercise, 5 days per week) is one of the best ways to slow the aging process. Physical activity can improve mobility and cognitive health, and reduce your chance of developing chronic diseases, such as heart disease and diabetes. Research continues to prove that exercise is one of the best anti-aging treatments. In honor of Healthy Aging Month, [...]

By | September 18th, 2018|

What is the Keto Diet?

By | September 12th, 2018|Nutrition|

One of the things we Nutrition Specialists get asked about the most these days is the ketogenic diet, or keto for short. We’re glad that you asked! Read on for our list of frequently asked [...]

5 Plank Variations to Whittle Your Middle

By | September 4th, 2018|Fitness|

Move over crunches! When it comes to sculpting a strong and sexy midsection, you can’t beat the plank. This exercise works the entire core (which includes your abdominals, obliques, back, glutes, and even the upper [...]

Tips to Break a Weight Loss Plateau

By | August 30th, 2018|Nutrition|

Last week we discussed how plateaus can be a normal part of the weight-loss process. But fear not - there are simple steps you can take to start shedding pounds again! Even small tweaks to [...]

Is Your Scale Stuck? Here’s Why

By | August 23rd, 2018|Fitness|

There is almost nothing more frustrating than a stubborn scale that won’t budge. But it’s important to keep in mind that while frustrating, weight loss plateaus are very normal. They are not necessarily indicative of [...]

Fall Produce Guide

By | August 21st, 2018|Nutrition|

Despite my best efforts to cling to summer, autumn is on the horizon. Along with it comes a colorful bounty of fresh, cooler-weather produce. Check out this list of favorites that will be in-season soon, [...]

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