Too Much Sugar!

Before you take your "Sugar In The Morning", make sure you know what you're getting into when you have Too Much Sugar! That's right!  Too much sugar might be sweet...but the sweet quickly turns sour.  Watch what happens when one man gets too much sugar in his coffee!  Convinced?   Aside from the taste, too much sugar can do a lot [...]

Hydrate Regularly

Water covers about 70% of the earth's surface.  Water is about 1/2 - 3/4 of the body's make-up and is an important tool in keeping the body functioning well.  Find out why you should Hydrate Regularly Hydrate...not Hydrant!  God apparently thought a lot about water.  How to use it, when to use it, what to use it for.  [...]

Fructose

FRUCTOSE Do You Really Want This in Your Diet? A large contributor to the inflammation in the body is the high intake of fructose. With the increased prevalence of high fructose diets in the Western world, understanding the impact of fructose on human health is critical. Fructose contributes to numerous metabolic disorders such as diabetes, obesity, cancer, and non-alcoholic fatty [...]

Go Green!

Spring has sprung - outside and in the gym.  MissionFiT Athletes get a chance to be creative with an unusual medium - Salads!  Join in the fun and learn more about leafy greens, adding important and necessary nutrients, like protein and healthy fats to a salad and even homemade dressings.  So get ready to Go Green! When we make a [...]

April Fruit Challenge!

Did you know?... Our intake for fruit needs to be about 500grams per day. That looks like about 1 pound of fruit a day. Did you know that not all fruits are equal? Did you know that there's a ton of micronutrients in fruit?! And I bet we could shock you with a few that you didn't even realize were [...]

Eat Your Vegetables!

If you were more a "junk food junkie" than a vegan off the farm, chances are you heard your mother repeat those same words.  Now, Coach K is challenging MissionFiT athletes to: Eat Your Vegetables! That's right.  It's time take your nutrition challenge to the next level and eat more vegetables.  In fact, Coach K has set the bar pretty [...]

Choices Create Habits

How Bad Choices Create Bad Habits If you follow Tony Evans, maybe you've heard his take on "A Messed Up Nation".  Evans' explanation really boils down to the choices we make in life.  And bad choices can and usually do create bad habits. In Evans' estimation, the first bad choice would be a decision to not follow God.  However, good [...]

The Good & Bad of Coffee

"Java Jive": Let's Learn Some Good & Bad About Coffee The 1940 tune "Java Jive" , popularized by The Ink Spots & The Manhattan Transfer, opens "I love coffee, I love tea...".  If you love a morning pick-me-up, then keep reading.  You'll want to learn more about the good & bad about coffee! The Good Coffee does have several "ups", [...]

“Mind”-ing What You Eat

Learn A Few Tricks To "Mind"-ing What You Eat Losing weight can be hard work.  You lift the weights and run, bike or walk the miles but are you "mind'-ing what you eat?  Even though you watch what you eat, the weight stubbornly refuses to budge.  Maybe the problem is how you eat. "Mind"-ing What I Eat? Essentially, being aware [...]

What’s On Your Food?

Do You Know What's On Your Food? Sure, you've become a label-reading professional and can spot a sugar hidden underneath 15 other ingredients.  You may know what's IN your food, but do you know what's ON your food? Someone Knows What's On Your Food The Environmental Working Group (EWG) knows what's on your food.  Well, at least on the produce [...]