Nutrition

The backbone of weight management, nutrition is one of our passions at Focused on Fit. Our nutrition articles will provide insight into current updates like dietary guidelines or nutrition label updates, as well as featuring the latest trends in certain fad diets, including Paleo, Whole30, gluten-free, high-protein, etc. Of course, we will also highlight many of our healthy recipes, as we spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Weight loss is made in the kitchen, not the gym. As proponents of clean eating as a cornerstone to nutrition, we will  also always feature the health benefits of many different superfoods.

Health, Nutrition

The Massive Health Benefits of Magnesium

So many supplements. So little time to make sense of what is good for you and what is just another unnecessary supplement. Magnesium plays a crucial role in you brain and body. In fact, most Americans don’t get enough magnesium in their diets. And those chronically low levels of magnesium can affect your health – […]

Health, Nutrition

Four Ways to Stay Healthy this Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. It’s the height of summer and everyone is in a great mood. The kids are out of school and they can really let loose and enjoy the outdoors. Families and friends gather to enjoy the beach, pool or lake to take in all that nature […]

Beauty, Health, Nutrition

5 Amazing Health Benefits of Vitamin C

We are thick in the middle of cold, flu and COVID season, and everyone is coughing or has the sniffles right? Is it a cold or an allergy? Regardless, the minute we hear a cough or a sneeze, so many think to take your vitamins. When you think of one of the ultimate vitamins for […]

Fitness, Nutrition

Our Top 5 Amazon Prime Day Deals

How would we have survived the pandemic and the height of the quarantine without Amazon? No, seriously, I think some of our neighbors have even commented on the quantity of deliveries that we do get to our home. Let’s just put it this way – we took the pandemic very seriously, lol. Thankfully, we have […]

Nutrition

How to make the perfect smoothie

Smoothies make for an amazing meal, anytime time of the day. With the right components, you can easily enjoy a complete and balanced meal right from your blender. Our app, Simply Smoothies, can help you make the perfect smoothie, and maximize all the right nutrients every time. Lately, I have switched my morning protein shake to […]

Nutrition

Intuitive Eating: Digging into the Latest Un-Diet Trend

Thanks to social media, it feels like we are inundated with photos and videos about different diet and fitness fads on a daily basis. From Keto and Paleo to Whole30 and the Alkaline Diet, dozens of new dieting methods seem to gain popularity and then fade away. Instead of trying to limit your body’s intake, […]

Fitness, Nutrition

Weight loss starts in the kitchen, not the gym

How long did it take to get on that treadmill today? Was the gym crazy crowded when you arrived? The new year phenomenon is great – everyone making resolutions (or as I prefer to call them, intentions) at this time of year and many are hitting the gym with vigor. I love it. The sense […]

Health, Nutrition

The Science Behind Nightshade Vegetables

There is a lot of conflicting information out there when it comes to Nightshade Vegetables. Many claim that they cause inflammation while others claim that they are beneficial against inflammation. But who is right? Well, let’s check the science and see for ourselves.  What are Nightshade Vegetables? Nightshade Vegetables are a group of vegetables also […]

Health, Nutrition

Should You Buy Organic Fruits and Vegetables?

When it comes to eating better, does it really matter if you consume organic over conventional? There are a few benefits that organic may have over their more conventional counterparts. There also may be a few reasons to avoid organic as well. Let’s take a look at both sides, shall we? Organic Fruits and Vegetables […]