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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...
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...
What is Chrono-Nutrition?
December 3, 2021
What is Chrono-Nutrition? Let’s start with our biological clock and circadian rhythms. Our internal biological clock has very distinct, specific nutritional needs throughout a 24-hour cycle. Our daily clock runs on circadian rhythms that...
Best Of 2021
December 1, 2021
With another year under our belt, we look back on the valleys and mountaintops. From the Texas Snowpocalypse to the continual ebb and flow of pandemic restrictions, we’ve been through the dark and back....
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,...
Clean Eating Made Easy. Introducing Gardencup.
November 25, 2021
Say hello to Gardencup, a prep-free, go-anywhere salad experience that makes it easier than ever to eat (and live) better.  Nowadays, we’re surrounded by the synthetic—heavily processed foods made with overly refined ingredients, produced...
The Relationship of Nutrition & Body Chemistry
November 24, 2021
Everyone today is hypervigilant about staying clean and healthy. As we already know, there are so many outside factors that contribute to our health. But have you ever considered that health could manifest from...
Why Your Body Craves Sugar and Why You Shouldn’t Indulge It
November 11, 2021
You’ve just finished a satisfying lunch, but something is missing – something sweet and delicious.  Now, dessert can be a great treat, but it shouldn’t be a habit. Some people tend to crave sugar...
Mood-Boosting Nutrition
November 1, 2021
We need to eat to survive, right? However, most of us use food for many reasons beyond sustenance. Food may be a source of distraction for us or an anxiety-reducer.  Food may be a...
Why the Quality of the Food You Eat Should Be Priority
October 15, 2021
The following is adapted from Healthy Dad Sick Dad. As an experienced medical doctor and trained practitioner of Jin Shin Jyutsu (the use of light touch over specific areas of the body to create...
12 Tips to Understanding a Nutrition Label
October 1, 2021
Learning how to read a food label is one of the best ways to ensure the food you are consuming meets the needs and goals of your body. You may have had nutrition experts...
The ABCs of Foraging Food in Wild Texas
September 1, 2021
Some of y’all never took a Home Depot bucket, your mom’s good wooden spoon and your boredom outside to gather a bunch of leaves and twigs and berries from your neighbors’ yards to make...
Naturally Replenish Your Electrolytes
September 1, 2021
Everyone knows that when you work up a sweat, you have to drink water to rehydrate your body. What you may not know, however, is that you also need to replenish lost electrolytes. Electrolytes...
Dew You: Nutrition for Optimal Skin Health
May 1, 2021
Many often forget that the skin is the body’s largest organ, with the average person having roughly 300 million skin cells. Just like the gut, the skin has a microbiome that hosts five trillion...
The Dangers of Ordering the Salad
May 1, 2021
Spring has sprung — and summer is upon us! The beautiful weather and long, sunny days have us craving light, bright and refreshing foods. Done right, the combination of sweet summer fruits and crisp...
DIY: How to Build a Healthy, Balanced Menu
April 1, 2021
Building a weekly menu can save you time and money, and help plan for living a healthy-eating lifestyle. Depending on your nutrition goals, creating a meal plan can be a solid foundation as you...
How to Avoid Hangovers
January 23, 2021
 Hangovers are the bane of many young adult and adult socialites. After a dinner with a friend that included a bottle(s) of wine or a specialty cocktail, you might wake up the next morning...
Why You Should Embrace Carbs in 2021
January 6, 2021
Trends like keto and low-carb diets have dominated popular media in recent years — leading people to avoid carbs and include almost little to none in their diet. With such a heavy restriction, some...
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