Category: "Nutrition" Articles

Should You Take Multivitamins?
July 1, 2022
Americans are always looking for shortcuts. According to a 2013 Gallup poll, 50% of Americans take some type of vitamin supplementation. If you ask most of them what each vitamin and mineral does, they...
The Key to Hunger and Fullness
July 1, 2022
In our modern culture, we say things like, “I could eat,” or “I can always eat.” We eat when we’re bored. We go to the fridge when work stalls. We eat when stressed. We...
One Diet Doesn’t Fit All
June 30, 2022
Finding the perfect diet can often seem like a quest for the Holy Grail. You know it’s out there, but you have very little idea where to start looking.  However, the one thing you...
Cheat Days Can’t Exist
June 27, 2022
Cheat days can’t exist. That’s how we shoot ourselves in the foot. Instead of the word “cheat,” we can use “indulgent,” which better explains a realistic experience for nutrition. While cheat meals can’t exist,...
The Perfect Park Picnic
June 1, 2022
There is nothing more romantic, intimate or familiar than an old-fashioned picnic in the park. Whether it be your neighborhood park or a state park, there are plenty of places in Austin to set...
7 Tips to Make Your Summer Barbecue Healthier
June 1, 2022
Summer is the perfect season for eating healthier. Nature opens up her pantry, providing fresh fruits and vegetables in abundance. Holidays like the Fourth of July revolve around fireworks, not food.  However, your weekend...
Recipe of the Month: Power Breakfast Sandwich
June 1, 2022
Serves 1 302 calories, 30.3 carbohydrates, 9.8 fat, 22.2 protein (without egg) 374 calories, 30.7 carbohydrates, 14.5 fat, 28.5 protein (with egg) Ingredients: 1 Ezekiel multi-grain English muffin 2 oz lox 1 egg (optional)...
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...
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