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When You Eat Too Much

Published: May 22, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

We all know we’re supposed to eat healthy portions. So why is it that a rough day at the office or even just the smell of chocolate-chip cookies can cause us to throw our best intentions out the window?  If you overeat, think about what triggered your overindulgence so you can do better next time. […]

Eating to Fuel Exercise

Published: May 12, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

I read an interview with a nutritionist in the New York Times recently.  Since many Balance Atlanta patients and friends are very active and make exercise an important part of their lives, I thought I would share this helpful information with you. Now that I have decided I am a runner  (OK – so I […]

Are you lacking Vitamin D?

Published: April 13, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Vitamin D promises to be the most talked-about and written-about supplement of the decade. While studies continue to refine optimal blood levels and recommended dietary amounts, the fact remains that a huge part of the population — from robust newborns to the frail elderly, and many others in between — are deficient in this essential […]

A Personal Trainer Talks About Vegetarian Diets

Published: April 7, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

By Chris Buckley. Here’s an argument a trainer would lose with a vegetarian client…”You don’t eat enough vegetables!”  Now, an argument a trainer would most likely win with a vegetarian client…”You are not getting enough protein!”  The practices of vegetarianism and veganism have been around for quite some time now, and they are here to […]

Osteoporosis – No Magic Pill

Published: March 23, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

The following article was written by Jane Brody, Health Editor of the New York Times. The causes of bone loss can be related to genetics, hormones, diet, fitness level, damage from the spine from wear and tear, and auto-immune diseases to name just a few. Regardless of the cause, my personal belief is that people […]

Making the Pursuit of Health Easier

Published: February 24, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

It’s easy to make a mountain out of a mole hill, so to speak. This is true especially in the area of deciding to become a healthier person. So many choices, such a big “to do” list, rigid rules of what you should and shouldn’t do. Does this sound familiar? Heck yeah. Just think about […]

Feeding Your Life

Published: February 22, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

What you eat and drink has a profound effect upon your health.  One of the greatest challenges in making decisions about nutrition is that there are nearly as many different opinions on diet as there are different foods.  This is not made any easier by food suppliers who profit from influencing your choices.  The key […]

Sugar Substitutes – Good or Bad?

Published: February 11, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Sugar…..personal trainer public enemy #1!  You might recall this enemy as being the catalyst for most of the food journal spats that you have with your trainer.   Individuals who are serious about their training program will take the time to understand the dangers of sugar (especially refined) and how it affects the body’s metabolism.  Through […]

Protein Needs and Guidelines

Published: January 3, 2016   |   Category: Blog   |   Service:

Picture the scene, if you will….trainer and client, hand-in-hand, running through a meadow, muscles rippling, smiles on faces, all is right with the world.  They are running to their three day a week picnic, and client is ready to whip out the food journal that he/she brings religiously to each picnic =;)  Upon handing journal […]

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