Nutrition

Weight Loss for Women Series Part 2~How to Break Your Sugar Habit

How to Overcome Sugar Cravings by TeamSam Fitness

Is sugar really the new fat?
Can we really be addicted to sugar like alcoholics addicted to alcohol?

While I don’t know for sure that sugar really is the new fat or that we have a bonafide addiction to it, studies do show that most Americans eat an average of 20 teaspoons of added sugar a day. That’s just added sugar! That’s not including the hidden sugars that we eat on a regular, daily basis. Read more…

What are Whole Grains and What is Gluten Sensitivity

If you’ve ever read a food label, you have probably read the words “refined” and “enriched” and even “whole grain” a time or two on the list of ingredients. And even more so, you’ve probably seen the big flashy words “whole grain” on the front of the many products…luring you to make you think you’re about to purchase a healthy product. What exactly are whole grains and could you be sensitive to the gluten found in it? Read more…

Fruit Infused Water and Good Eats

With the heat of the Summer months soon approaching, so does the need to increase our daily water intake. Not only does infusing your water with fresh fruit create a fun, refreshing drink and help us get in the water we need for the day, but it also has some health benefits, too!  Read more…

How to Read a Food Label

Reading a food label can not only be confusing, but very misleading as well. Learn what all the numbers mean and how to dissect the food label puzzle so you can make easier, healthier and safer food choices. Read more…

Clean Eating and a Printable Shopping List

Clean eating is simply eating real food rather than boxed food trying to pretend to be food. Clean, real food not necessarily manufactured in a warehouse or on an assembly line. No I don’t live by a label, nor am I an extremist, but I do prefer eating food from the earth and other natural sources instead of chemically derived, preservative-filled, fake food. Read more for a ‘clean’ recipe and grocery shopping list! Read more…