Tagged: snacks

Healthy Snacks to Bring Hiking or Camping

Two common summer activities include camping and hiking. Planning your route or your trip is the easy part, but what do you pack to fuel your adventure? Read on to learn more about grab-and-go options that travel well and are suitable for your next hiking or camping excursion!

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4 Healthy Lifestyle Reminders for Summer

Summer is typically the season for tailgating, backyard barbecues, weddings, and festivals. While it’s ok to indulge and have fun, also don’t forget about your health and fitness goals. Here are some tips to keep on the top of your mind so you can maintain your healthy lifestyle, but still have a fun summer!

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How to Eat Like an Olympian: Part 3 of 4

Healthy snacks are just as important to Olympic athletes as their regularly scheduled meals. Snacks that combine two or three food groups ensure that athletes consume a variety of vitamins and minerals necessary for various muscle and nerve functions. This blog, the third in a four-part series on how to eat like an Olympian, will […]

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Why Certain Foods are Considered Just Plain Junk!

The interesting point about many of the 15 foods described below as unhealthy junk foods, is that these are the very foods that many people talk about and enjoy on a regular basis. These are generally “favorites.” In fact, are often talked about in regular advertisements as deliciously fun foods. Here is a look at those […]

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The Power of Food Cravings

Many people feel as though they are often “driven” to eat certain foods or are responding to certain body needs or cravings. Sometimes it may be due to having a craving for something your body is lacking nutritionally. Many people will mention that they begin to think about a specific food, like potato chips, and […]

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Members’ Favorite After School Snacks & Treats

Once a week at each of the five Elite Sports Clubs locations I host a program called “Ask the Dietitian“. It’s a free program for members where they can come discuss programs they’re are interested in, popular nutritional topics that are found in the press, medical concerns and the resulting diet, or how they wish to match […]

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Holiday Flavor Hits: Turkey Stuffing Chips & Cranberry Spritzers

From pumpkin spice, to gingerbread, to peppermint candy cane … You can sense the change in seasons not just by the color of the leaves and crispness in the air, but also by the flavors offered at your grocery store and local coffee shop! Each year manufacturers try to come up with the next holiday flavor hit. […]

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Pumpkin Energy Bites Recipe

This fall, Elite Sports Clubs fitness intern Taylor Thompson prepared this dish as a quick energy dessert for willing tasters following their workout at various Elite clubs locations. I personally love the great taste and ease of preparation for these Pumpkin Bites, which could be taken to a holiday party without any baking!

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Food Products to Make the "Healthy Life" More Convenient

Every couple of weeks there are new foods products that are convenient and easy for you to use to help you work towards that healthy life! Take a look at these four items that are definitely worth a try.

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Your Healthy Snack Isn’t So Healthy

Treating yourself to a nice healthy salad for a snack today? Too bad that ranch dressing has 145 calories per serving and 15 grams of fat. Watch out for items like this “sneaky snack” when you’re working on your weekly meal plan! This month we have focused on rewarding yourself in a healthy way, but just because […]

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