Posts Tagged ‘weight loss’

Holiday Nutrition Survival Guide

Posted on: November 14th, 2012 by Jeff Ritter No Comments
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  During the hectic holiday season, most people attend tons of festive events—and nearly all of them center around fattening food. Along with Mom’s family favorites that everyone is sure to enjoy, it’s not uncommon to eat handfuls of candies, cookies or cake. Although you might only eat these irresistible Read more…

30 Surprisingly Simple Snacks

Posted on: November 6th, 2012 by Jeff Ritter No Comments
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  Healthy snacks can provide energy and nutrients to refuel your body and brain between meals. Snacks can also help you meet your daily nutrient requirements and prevent you from overeating at your next meal. Although most people grab a granola bar, pretzels or something out of a vending machine, Read more…

Quick and Easy Breakfast Ideas

Posted on: October 30th, 2012 by Jeff Ritter No Comments

  As discussed in “4 Tips For a Better Breakfast,” one of the easiest and most effective ways to improve your health and lose weight is to eat a high-protein, nutrient-dense, whole food breakfast. Together, the foods listed below can form a perfect plate to satisfy your hunger, while packing big health benefits. Protein helps Read more…

7 Steps to Reduce Sugar Intake

Posted on: October 29th, 2012 by Jeff Ritter No Comments

According to the USDA, about 17% of a typical American’s diet consists of refined sugars. Americans eat nearly half a pound of sugar per day and about 150 pounds annually. Excess refined sugar consumption from processed products such as soda, fruit juice, baked goods, candies, and desserts, result in high Read more…

Vitamin D: Solar Power Performance

Posted on: October 26th, 2012 by Jeff Ritter No Comments
Vitamin D Solar Power Performance

Vitamin D: (Solar) Power Performance Vitamin D is one of the most powerful, yet underrated nutrients in the world. With many health experts following outdated studies and misinformation, it’s no wonder that over 80% of Americans suffer from D deficiency. Although we refer to the big D as a vitamin, Read more…

Better Carbs To Lose Weight

Posted on: October 26th, 2012 by Jeff Ritter No Comments

The foods we consume on a daily basis are extremely important in helping us achieve optimal health. The nutrition recommendations below for choosing better carbohydrates can help to balance hormones, support weight/fat loss, increase energy, reduce cholesterol, decrease blood sugar levels, minimize inflammation and lower blood pressure. Carbs are mostly found in plant-based Read more…

Chug Like A Champ

Posted on: October 26th, 2012 by Jeff Ritter No Comments
Chug Like A Champ

  Whether you’re trying to beat your pals or competing for a tournament title, hydration is crucial to your success on the course. Golfers playing in a warm climate or those who sweat extensively during their round are at a high risk of dehydration. Symptoms of dehydration include: hunger/thirst, constipation, dry Read more…

Healthier Soda?

Posted on: October 25th, 2012 by Jeff Ritter No Comments

  PROBLEM: CONVENTIONAL SODA Although water is the optimal beverage of choice as it provides excellent hydration (without adding calories, sugar and artificial ingredients), it’s nice to have different options to quench your thirst. Many people reach for something sweet, such as a Coke, Mountain Dew, Dr. Pepper, etc. The problem with these Read more…