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Thanksgiving Food Swaps – Save Calories This Holiday

Do you know that, according to Health.usnew.com, on average each American consumes more than 3,000 calories at the Thanksgiving dining table? Some simple but significant food swaps can bring a drastic change and will keep you fit and health-smart.

Super-Swaps: Branching out in the produce section

You have likely eyed the obscure leafy greens, or furled tendrils of various, exotic fruits and vegetables and wondered, “What is it, and is it good?” After all, the amount produces consumption required in a healthy nutritional regimen can leave you yearning for some variety.

New Year’s Resolution – Six-Month Plan

The new year is just around the corner. With a new year, we tend to have new beginnings and new resolutions. This year, Nashua Nutrition wants to help you with your health resolution. If you want to be healthier this year we have a six-month plan to help you reach your goals and be a healthier and happier you. The hardest thing is sticking to your resolutions, but with this plan, you do not have to sacrifice everything at once. Take a look at the month-by-month plan.

Why Fad Diets Aren’t Always The Best Option

Each year, the health and fitness industry seems to produce a new diet that is hailed as revolutionary and guaranteed. From the Master Cleanse Diet to the Atkins Diet, people are willing to try just about anything to rid their body of unwanted fat. The reason that fad diets are labeled as a “fad” is because they come and go, just the fashion, literary, and music trends.

Bariatric Surgery Improves Taste Buds

From your co-workers to your children, getting the common cold seems unavoidable each year. There is no reason to believe that you have to put up with the coughing and running nose. When you give your immune system a boost, you help your body fight off any looming illness. Let’s take a look at the best ways to give yourself a leg up on the common cold.

How Does Sugar Affect My Body?

How Does Sugar Affect My Body?

It’s in our nature to be driven toward sweet tasting things. Honey, chocolate, and berries are all examples of primitive treats our ancestors would treasure when they came across them. That same love for sweets has followed us to the modern day where sugar has become the norm in almost every processed food item. This isn’t the same sugar found naturally in fruits or honey. Processed sugar is a product that can cause a number of symptoms within your body. It can make you more susceptible to illness and disease. Let’s take a look at a few more consequences of too much sugar.

Pre - and Post - Workout Snacks

Here are some of our favorite pre - and post - workout snacks. Snacking before and after a workout is a great way to boost your routine.

Eating a snack an hour before working out may give you a boost in energy that will help you workout harder. Eating a high-carb snack prior to your workout is one of our favorite ways to give us an extra energy boost.

Consuming a protein snack after a workout can help aid fat burn and weight loss. A high protein post workout snack will also aid in replenishing your muscles.

Don’t forget to drink water!

Fight the Freshman 15

You might be a college freshman who is packed and ready for the school year, but are you mentally prepared for the health-related challenges you might face?  Read the following tips to help navigate the first year of college while sticking to a healthy lifestyle.

Food Myths That Drain Your Energy

Food Myths That Drain Your Energy

A healthy diet is necessary for people that want to stay fit and have enough energy to get through their daily routine. You may be doing all things right, but there is still the chance that you don’t have sufficient energy to fulfill your responsibilities. You are sleeping on time, eating right and even working out, yet, you don’t have energy. What could be the problem?

June Slim-Down Challenge: Day 22 – June 22, 2014

It’s a Sunday and we hope you are all enjoying your weekend! Today is another Prep Day! Source: better4you.mbooth.com Just like last week, today we...