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Posts Tagged ‘real food’

Top 5 Ways to Cut Calories

Top Five Calorie-Cutting Methods  – Elise A. Miller I’m sure you’ve heard by now that the best workout plan in the world will never make up for a crappy diet. You already know you’ll be way better off eating mostly real, whole foods and not packaged junk. If you want to change your body composition,…

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We HEART…b.good restaurant

Believe it or not, people ask my team and me for our opinions all the time. We get asked everything – recommendations for restaurants, plumbers, or where to get the best fitness gear. The “WE HEART…” section is a resource guide of sorts featuring a business that my team and/or I frequent and “love” for…

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We HEART…Oakmont Farmers Market

Believe it or not, people ask my team and me for our opinions all the time. We get asked everything – recommendations for restaurants, plumbers, or where to get the best fitness gear. The “WE HEART…” section is a resource guide of sorts featuring a business that my team and/or I frequent and “love” for…

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2011 Clean Up Winners

For 4 weeks in February and March, 26 Performance Fitness clients, boot campers and “friends” participated in the End of Winter Clean Up. A nutrition challenge in which they ate real food (in other words minimally processed food) and eschewed sugar, artificial sweetener, alcohol and refined carbohydrates, like white bread. There were tears (I’m not…

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So, what CAN you eat?

I’ve always been the odd one at family gatherings. The one who didn’t eat collard greens (oh, how that has changed), the one who didn’t eat meat (at least not for 13 years), the one who passed on the cake. It’s hard not to get scrutinized at large events. Now that I’m eating strict Paleo…

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Better = Healthy?

Years ago I did one of those popular weight loss programs. You know the one where you calculate points, get weighed in and go to meetings ? The topic of the health food store would invariably come up. Usually the conversation went something like “I figured the triple chocolate fudge brownie double chocolate chip cookies…

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Walmart vs. Whole Foods?

Interesting article on Walmart’s foray into the organic/buy local marketplace. Is the same retailer that’s been accused of pushing out the little guy (farmers and small businesses alike) motivated by a desire to support those same little guys while supplying us with affordable healthy produce  or the desire for profit? You be the judge. Side…

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Baked Kale

African Americans like greens. OK, that’s a total generalization but to be fair greens are an important part of soul food cooking – collards, turnip greens, mustard greens and even kale. Growing up my mother extolled the virtues of greens, but I wasn’t buying what she was selling. I didn’t develop my appreciation for the…

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