Tis The Season Of The Pumpkin! Check Out Our Favorite HEALTHY and DELICIOUS Pumpkin Recipes

bodybarstudios Eating Healthy

October (well really Fall in general) marks the season of the Pumpkin. Yes, pumpkins of course signify Halloween, but the reason why we at BODYBAR love Pumpkins is because they are delicious, healthy and remind us of Fall and the holidays. So let’s start with the health benefits of Pumpkin. 1. Pumpkins are an antioxidant and an anti inflammatory food! …

Weight scales are out, inches are in! Why you should measure your weight loss goals by your size and not your weight.

Leah Feingold Eating Healthy, Fitness Fashion, Health + Wellness, Lifestyle

  Lose 20 pounds in a week! Is this another familiar headline that just sounds too good to be true? Well, that’s because it is. Obviously, marketing and sales experts who are concerned with selling another fad will try to convince you otherwise. How many times have you seen people bragging in advertisements or through social media about losing 10 …

When the Sweet Tooth Kicks In: 5 Simple Healthy Recipes!

Leah Feingold Eating Healthy

For most of us sticking to a healthy balanced diet consisting of meats, fish, healthy carbs and vegetables may not be half as challenging as kicking the sugar habit. Particularly, many people struggle to refrain from having desserts or sweet snacks. But does being fit and healthy mean never eating sweet treats and sacrificing dessert forever? I mean, who can …

Muscles Need Protein!

Leah Feingold Eating Healthy, Workout Tips

When you get into a regular fitness routine it’s very important that you also think about a nutritional approach that will support your training goals! Have you ever heard the saying, “Abs are made in the kitchen”? Well this is partly true and partly false; but the truth of it is that nutrition and fitness go hand in hand. Many …

It’s Stone Fruit Season!

Leah Feingold Eating Healthy

  Whether you prefer a soft, deliciously sweet peach, a few tangy plums or a bowl of fresh red cherries, now is the time to enjoy stone fruits. July and August are season for stone fruits — and orchards, local markets, and grocery stores alike are practically bursting at the seams with them. Stone fruits are ones where the seed …

Superfoods

Leah Feingold Eating Healthy

‘Superfoods’ is a popular term often used by the media recently. But what exactly does it mean and how can it help you improve your health? The Macmillan Dictionary defines ‘superfood’ as a food that is considered to be very good for your health and that may even help some medical conditions. The Oxford Dictionary definition states a superfood is …

Veggie Sandwich

Meg Stutts Eating Healthy

Want an easy (and hearty!) way to get lots of nutrients in one meal? Try this sandwich. It’s digestible enough to give you energy for the rest of the day (rather than feeling weighed down by heavy meats and oils) but the large amount of vegetables, nuts and grains will definitely still leave you full and satisfied. Pair it with …