Category: "Nutrition" Articles

Recipe of the Month: Meatless Monday — Amazing Tempeh Stir Fry
March 1, 2022
Serves 6 235 calories, 24.3 carbohydrates, 6.7 fat, 19.3 protein without rice 347 calories, 48.3 carbohydrates, 7.5 fat, 21.5 protein with ¾ cup brown rice  Ingredients: 2- 8oz packages tempeh, cut into strips 2...
How to Meet Your Dog’s Nutritional Needs
March 1, 2022
Unfortunately, dogs can’t talk to humans. They can’t say when they need more or less of something, so it’s up to their owners to recognize when a dog doesn’t have all their nutritional needs...
A Local Vet’s Guide to Brand Food
March 1, 2022
Loving your dog well can look like many different things — cuddles, long walks and trips to the park. However, veterinarian Jessica Morrissey at Austin Urban Vet Center says one of the most important...
Creative Weekday Meals to Make Going Back to the Office More Exciting
February 27, 2022
As many of us are heading back into the office, we are having to relearn juggling added commute time, eating lunch away from home and getting ready — things we have evaded over the...
Why You Should Be Eating More Seafood
February 7, 2022
If you’re looking for ways to improve your health, look no further – just add seafood to your diet! Many people worldwide feature seafood as a routine part of their meals and see regular...
7 Romantic Restaurants for Valentine’s Day
February 1, 2022
With Texas’ snowmageddon canceling Valentine’s Day plans last year, many are looking for the perfect dinner spot at which to celebrate to make up for both this and last year combined. At Austin Fit,...
8 Healthy Meals for a Romantic, Home-Cooked Valentine’s Day Dinner
February 1, 2022
With many formerly walk-in restaurants demanding reservations due to reduced seating arrangements, going out for Valentine’s Day is trickier than ever this year. Why not spend the night in, avoiding traffic and crowds, and...
How Ginkgo Biloba Could Be Your Cure For Memory Loss
February 1, 2022
Health gurus are constantly looking for different foods that help your mind, but they fail to see that the key to improved cognition doesn’t merely lie in leafy greens, berries and fish. Rather, the...
6 Foods to Beat the Creativity Blues
February 1, 2022
Whether it be from a tired mind, busy schedule, multitasking or simply a lack of new ideas,  lapses in creativity are all too common. Getting a good night’s sleep or taking a nice long...
5 Immune-Boosting Foods and the Recipe That Cures All
January 28, 2022
If you Google “foods to boost my immune system,” you’re sure to find an endless number of listicles chock-full of foods that may or may not be in season or available at your friendly...
How Work Stress Impacts Your Health and How to Combat It
January 23, 2022
The last year and a half have been… stressful. We have all been expected to rapidly adapt to totally new ways of working, socializing and living. There’s no aspect of our day-to-day lives that...
How the Pandemic Impacted Gut Health
January 17, 2022
Over the last two years, we have seen and experienced an enormous amount of stress and difficulty. From the beginning of the pandemic, there was so much uncertainty about the new world that was...
How to Create a Montessori-Friendly Kitchen
January 1, 2022
January is finally here! Although this means holiday baking and festive dinner parties are coming to a close, that does not mean the family fun in the kitchen has to end. Spending intentional time...
Simple, Healthy Meals to Pack for Your Overnight Shifts
January 1, 2022
For some, pulling all-nighters is fun but, for medical staff, working the night shift is just that — work. Along with tending to patients and ensuring the highest quality care, you must also take...
Everything You Need to Know About Yerba Mate
January 1, 2022
The yellow bottle full of goodness, better known as yerba mate, has been making a big splash in the energy drink market. Oftentimes, when you go to the gym, you see people taking pre-workout,...
What is Delta-8 THC?
December 22, 2021
Just because something is sold in stores or online does not necessarily mean it’s legal. Austin-based cannabis retailer Hometown Hero learned this the hard way after State District Judge Gary Harger blocked their request...
Troy Aikman Q&A: The Importance of Mental Wellness
December 20, 2021
Staying fit and healthy was routine for Hall of Fame quarterback Troy Aikman. However, it wasn’t until recently he started diving into the importance of caring for his mental well-being. Aikman, who played 12...
Q&A with Troy Woolfolk: What It’s Like Being a Vegan Athlete
December 1, 2021
Sugarland native, Troy Woolfolk is not only a former cornerback for the University of Michigan, but currently pursues a vegan diet post-college while maintaining his fitness regimen and competitive spirit.  After moving to Austin,...
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