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Fruit is bad for you?

I get this question all of the time when doing nutrition consultations. It goes something like this, I'll prepare a meal plan for someone to follow and during the review, the client will look in horror and see that there is fruit in the diet. The usually say something like this: "I can eat fruit?

2018-10-29T16:01:32+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Eating to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle

This article on how to lose fat and gain muscle was originally published on totalperformancesports.com on July 5. 2010 It still has relevant content but is not the practice we currently recommend.  It's Not Just Weight Loss: You need to be Eating to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle I’m writing this article after a weekend spent

2018-10-29T16:01:37+00:00May 11th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Dietary Fat Basics

Fat is not your enemy! This is the third in a three-part series on basic nutrition. In this article we will discuss fat. Fat is an essential part of your diet but was made out to be evil and avoided at all costs by the mainstream media a few years ago. Thankfully this has passed.

2018-10-29T16:01:47+00:00May 8th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Carbohydrates for Dummies

Carbohydrates, or 'carbs' as they are more frequently known, get a bad rap. In the fitness industry there is never a middle ground. It is always to the extreme of one side or the other. As my friend Alwyn Cosgrove says, nobody ever says do some cardio, it's always no cardio or all cardio! The

2018-10-29T16:02:52+00:00January 20th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

The Kraken Files: So, What is Your Diet Part Duex

So, a few months ago I started a two part column on my diet, then went ADD spaz and digressed to do a column on some other rant about who-knows-what, and left y’all hanging on the promised more specific discussion on what, and how, I eat. You have all been waiting with bated breath, I

2018-08-04T16:44:49+00:00November 27th, 2017|Categories: Nutrition, Women’s Fitness|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Not So Fast: Understand “Detoxing” Before Dismissing It

By Mary Southworth Disclaimer: I am far from a medical professional so none of this is intended as advice, just my thoughts and experience. I’ve seen a few anti-detox articles go by in the ol’ newsfeeds lately. I just completed a cleanse a few months ago with an holistic practitioner who I consider a genius

2018-08-06T11:19:32+00:00March 31st, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , |0 Comments

4 Easy Food Swaps for Better Nutrition, Health and Fat Loss

We all should know by now that we need to make better choices and eat less processed, nutrient dense food in order to see the most progress right? An easy way to do this, especially if you are not too good at nutrition and don’t know a ton about it is to swap out foods

2018-08-06T11:36:01+00:00December 29th, 2014|Categories: Fat Loss, Nutrition|Tags: , , |0 Comments

2015 Holiday Tips: I Don’t Want to Get Fat This Season

"I need tips for the Holiday Season because I Don’t Want to Get Fat This Season"! This is the single topic every year that seems to interest most of our readers. I have written a few articles on and it’s so popular I am doing it again! Each year they say the average American gains

2018-08-06T11:46:59+00:00November 26th, 2014|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , |0 Comments