July 16, 2017

Benefits of Superfoods!

Many hear the term “Superfoods” all the time. So many questions follow that specific term. What exactly is a Superfood? Why should I be consuming them? And what foods are listed as Superfoods? In this quick blog I will try to answer all of those questions so next time you hear “Superfood” mentioned you won’t […]

Nutrition & Diet
July 11, 2017

Protein Content For Us Active Individuals

Everywhere we read about needing more protein and this protein powder and that protein powder. As a nutrition student at the University of Arizona, we are instructed about how much of each macro and micronutrient actually comes from the food we consume and does not need to be supplemented. Although some do need the supplementation, […]

Nutrition & Diet
June 19, 2017

Water You Doing Forgetting to Hydrate?

As we are now in the summer months, dehydration is one of the top medical issues many people face, especially here in Arizona. Many do not realize the severity of dehydration and even heat stroke. As you plan an activity outdoor it is important to follow these tips when it comes to properly fueling and […]

Nutrition & Diet
June 8, 2017

Don’t Diet, Make Changes to Your Lifestyle

Everyone everywhere is looking for these diets to change their body and their body image. Anything from low carb, high protein, low fat, or strictly just chicken/tilapia, brown rice, and broccoli. Although many of those may show slight improvements for many individuals, over time they have been proven not to truly last long term for […]

Nutrition & Diet, Uncategorized
May 25, 2017

Refuel Using Chocolate Milk

Refuel with Chocolate Milk Crazy right? Who would have thought?! Chocolate milk has double the carbohydrate and protein content in comparison to real milk, water, and a sports drink- which is ideal for replenishing muscles after a workout. Many coaches of all aged-sports teams from volleyball, soccer, to even football and basketball are keeping chocolate […]

Nutrition & Diet
December 20, 2015

5 Must Practice Health Tips During Christmas Break

Christmas is right around the corner and lots of people tend to ruin their daily diets and gain a few extra pounds. Most people tend to gain additional weight during the holiday season that starts during Thanksgiving and ends with the New Year celebrations. Excessive eating is the main culprit for the additional weight gain, […]

Fitness Exercises & tips, Nutrition & Diet
November 19, 2015

Fitness Propelleds’ Tips to Stay Fit and Trim This Thanksgiving

Thanks giving season only comes once a year so we often have a natural tendency to let loose and indulge.  Estimates for calories consumed during a Thanksgiving dinner range from 3,000 to 5,000. What most nutritionist today agree with is that the core of the meal itself is not where most of the calories are, but rather […]

Fitness Exercises & tips, Nutrition & Diet