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12 Days of Fitness: Day 10 – Insulin and Insulin Resistance

December 20, 2018 1 Comment
12 Days of Fitness: Day 10 – Insulin and Insulin Resistance

(This is part 10 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Question. Can you name a hormone other than thyroid that warrants a lot of attention. Give up? How about insulin? You’ve heard of it before but do you really understand it’s role, […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 3 – Are You Afraid Of Eating Fruit?

December 13, 2018 1 Comment
12 Days of Fitness 2018: Day 3 – Are You Afraid Of Eating Fruit?

(This is part 3 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful health and fitness tips over the holiday season) Let me cut right to the chase with this one. This is one of the most ridiculous things I ever heard. People who won’t eat fruit because it has too much sugar! […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 3 – The Many Names of Sugar

December 11, 2015 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2015: Day 3 – The Many Names of Sugar

(This is Part 3 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful blurbs and  tips to keep your fitness in focus over the holiday season) Sugar has gotten a really bad rap of recent…and deservedly so. For decades the finger was pointed at fat as the enemy; then it was carbs (which […]

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Your Nutrition Isn’t That Bad

October 29, 2015 2 Comments
Your Nutrition Isn’t That Bad

Before you read too much into the title of this article, let me first explain I haven’t the faintest clue about how or what you eat but like the recent headlines, apparently neither do they. Nutrition has taken a beating this week in the news: processed meat causes cancer; sugar is toxic. The endless cycle […]

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12 Days of Fitness 2012 – Day 8: Artificial Sweeteners 101

December 17, 2012 0 Comments
12 Days of Fitness 2012 – Day 8: Artificial Sweeteners 101

(This is Part 8 of a 12 part series to provide you with some helpful fitness tips over the holiday season) I wanted to talk to you today about artificial sweeteners because it’s been my experience over the years that there’s a lot of confusion and misconceptions revolving around these non-caloric sweeteners. Artificial sweeteners and […]

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Sugar, Oh How Sweet It Isn’t!

June 19, 2012 0 Comments
Sugar, Oh How Sweet It Isn’t!

Some people like salt; others like sweet.  While I’m not really opposed to either, I’m generally more of a sweet tooth. Sugar in my coffee, sweet tea, and while not really a candy fan, desserts can be planned around for at meals.  But over the years my tastes have changed and as my knowledge of […]

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Energy Bars – Tricks or Treats?

October 28, 2011 0 Comments
Energy Bars – Tricks or Treats?

Even before I was a fitness professional and really appreciated the negative effects of sugar, I was never a huge candy fan. But that didn’t keep me from enjoying Halloween and it’s funny now to think back and remember that the worst homes to trick or treat were the ones that gave out the healthiest […]

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The 12 Days of Fitness – Day 6 – Top Foods to Eliminate or Drastically Decrease

December 17, 2009 0 Comments
The 12 Days of Fitness – Day 6 – Top Foods to Eliminate or Drastically Decrease

The holiday season is probably not the best time to mention this, to which I say if not now, when? All year, you’ve hopefully made a concerted effort to eat healthier and stay away from the not so healthy temptations.  Diet books will be getting ready to fly off of the shelves in a few […]

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