Category: "Nutrition" Articles

Healthy Summertime Snacks
May 21, 2022
Each adventure brings its own set of abilities and restrictions when it comes to food, so it is important to consider the activity and location you are visiting. If you are going to the...
Balancing Summer Fun and Training
May 18, 2022
Summer in Austin is upon us, and that means it’s time to have some fun in the sun with our friends and family. From patio spaces with amazing food and drinks to breweries chock...
Summer Snacks: Everything Watermelon
May 15, 2022
Summer is here and so are the adventures to the lakes, green belts, parks and even the backyard. Whether you are going on a hike or a picnic, taking healthy snacks with you will...
Summer Sweat Sessions and Smoothies
May 12, 2022
During the warm summer months of Austin, there are so many fun activities you’ll want to take part in. Between picnicking at Zilker Park, watching over one million Mexican free-tailed bats emerge from under...
How Your Nutritional Needs Can Change With Warmer Weather
May 1, 2022
Things have started heating up. If you’ve had enough of winter, summer’s heatwaves are starting to erase the chill from your bones. Should your diet change with the seasons? Many people find that their...
Recipe of the Month: Thai Steak and Watermelon Salad
May 1, 2022
This fresh and bright salad is a favorite for summer! The depth of flavor from the sweet watermelon to the spicy sambal oelek to the tart lime. It’s just so good! Plus, having a...
Healthy Food Trucks in Austin
May 1, 2022
A casual stroll down any popular street will show you that Austin is not only a hub for success but also a hot spot for something else — food trucks. Voted one of the...
DIY Smoothie or Smoothie Bowl
April 30, 2022
I’ve made over 25,000 smoothies in my lifetime and counting.  I used to work in a famous smoothie shop for several years when I was a nutrition student at Ole Miss. Making smoothies is...
Nutrition Changes for the Long Haul
April 9, 2022
You’ve heard the old trope time and time again from fitness instructors, trainers, coaches and influencers — fitness is 30% exercise and 70% nutrition. Whether your goals are performance- or body composition-based, working out...
Latest Health Trends in Austin
April 6, 2022
Austin, Texas is a well-known hub in the health and wellness space. This is due in part to the city’s careful attention to health statistics as well as many of the wellness industry innovations...
Top Recipe Books by Austin Authors
April 1, 2022
Imagine if you could eat and drink your way around Austin from the comfort of your home with dishes prepared by your own hands. Now, you can! Thanks to these local authors, anyone can...
Recipe of the Month: Healthy Linguine and Clams
April 1, 2022
Serving 4 387 Calories, 47.1 Carbohydrates, 4.7 Fat, 24.3 Protein Ingredients: 4 strips bacon (no sugar added) 1 cup red onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp red pepper flakes 40 littleneck clams...
The Do’s and Don’ts of Meal Planning
April 1, 2022
Planning and preparing meals can sometimes feel like climbing a mountain. The length of time necessary can seem too long, the amount of food can be overwhelming and the type of meals may feel...
DIY Dinner Planning
April 1, 2022
What’s for dinner? Those three dreaded words can wreak havoc on a calm day. The answer depends on available ingredients, pickiness of eaters and available prep time. Luckily, planning can take the stress off!...
The Rundown on Chewing Gum
March 30, 2022
Chewing gum has long been a source of contention. Even though we frequently chew it, many people don’t actually know why gum is beneficial and its potential disadvantages. Some people are even stuck on...
Why A Lack of Motivation Isn’t the Issue
March 25, 2022
You are looking for motivation but can’t find it. Habits you wanted to implement haven’t been sticking. You blame yourself, say you aren’t motivated and beat yourself up over it. Some people are more...
How to Boost Your Energy Levels With Nutrition
March 22, 2022
Spring marks the beginning of a new growing season.  Flowers are blooming, birds are chirping and the weather is perfect for being outside. The greenbelt is full of new growth, beautiful flowing water and...
By Par The Best Golf Food in Austin
March 4, 2022
A golf fan who walks 18 holes at the Austin Country Club during the WGC-Dell Technologies Match Play would average five to six miles — about 16,000 steps. That will easily get us hungry,...
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