Nutrition Blog

  • The Brain and Digestion

    Posted on February 8, 2017 by in Motivational Monday, Nutrition Blog

    Motivational Monday – QUOTE “Let thy food be thy medicine and thy medicine be thy food.” Hippocrates Purpose: Over the next few Motivational Mondays we will review the mechanical and chemical processes required to break down food into units which can be utilized by the body. Specifically: PROTEINS into amino acids CARBOHYDRATES into simple sugars […]

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  • Whole Life Challenge Fall 2015

    Posted on August 29, 2015 by in Blogs, Nutrition Blog, Whole Life Challenge (WLC)

    The Whole Life Challenge is a worldwide 8-week challenge to take control of your health & fitness level. We are proud to invite you to participate with us. How It Works, Game Rules, How to Win, Prizes, Prelim/Final Event, Halfway Potluck, Group Workouts How It Works (Overview) Join Team LBBC Sign-up for $39 Until Sept 5th, 2015 […]

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  • Why we Strength Train

    Posted on August 16, 2015 by in Blogs, Nutrition Blog

    So I wanted to remind our Boot Campers of other things that happen to our bodies as a result of working out. We aren’t just working out to be thinner for a wedding or to look good at our 20th High School Reunion. Not only is fitness a lifestyle, but amazing things are happening on […]

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  • Start with a Single Step

    Posted on April 21, 2015 by in Nutrition Blog

     The journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single step. -Lao Tzu Take a second and think about what this saying means to you. This quote by Lao Tzu can be applied to a multitude of things. Anything that requires a first step as a matter fact. Today I want to apply it to your […]

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  • Nutrition: Eating for the Season

    Posted on March 13, 2015 by in Nutrition Blog

    Benefits of eating for the season: Less Expensive – when you purchase items that are in season. No one had to grow the More Nutrients – Not Shipped from 1000’s of miles away. Better for the environment – reducing the carbon foot print Better Tasting – Not bruised, squishy & tired from being crated for […]

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  • Understanding Food Marketing Terms

    Posted on December 17, 2014 by in Nutrition Blog

    We often talk about reading, noticing, looking at food labels. This is a good reminder of the terms we often see since there are so many new food products hitting the shelves with trendy terms and claims that describe them. Blurry definitions and vague usage can lead to lots of confusion. Know which food marketing phrases can help you make healthier choices, and which terms won’t make much of a difference to your diet.

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  • Rethink Your Drink: Liquid Calories

    Posted on October 29, 2014 by in Nutrition Blog

    Studies suggest calorie intake from beverages has more than doubled since the 1960’s, primarily due to a surge in soft drink, sport drink and sweetened tea consumption…There’s increasing evidence that many of us may be drinking our way to weight problems…

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  • Diet Trends: What Works, What Doesn’t

    Posted on October 15, 2014 by in Nutrition Blog

    Gluten-free has been the buzz lately (at least one of them) on dieting.  And yes, sometimes it is a way to get positive nutritional results, but does it work for everyone? There is a lot of bad weight loss information on the internet. Much of what is recommended is questionable at best, and not based on any […]

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  • SOY SOY SOY….it’s everywhere!

    Posted on October 15, 2014 by in Nutrition Blog

    What is SOY? Soy beans, soy milk, tofu, soy sauce?? Soy products seem to be everywhere! And a common belief seems to be that soy is always a great alternative to milk/dairy when you’re trying to make healthier choices in your life. Let’s talk about how much of that is true, and revisit some of […]

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  • Success Favors the Prepared

    Posted on January 15, 2014 by in Nutrition Blog

    Here are some tips for staying on top of your nutrition goals…

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