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Rough day? Shift your mood with food!

Jennifer Jasmin - Thursday, April 20, 2017

April is National Stress Awareness Month. Did you know that 60% of all human illness and disease including heart disease, heart attack and stroke, is caused by stress and that 40% of stressed people overeat or eat unhealthy foods*? What we put in our bodies can either help relieve tension or make stress worse. Choosing the  ..

Diet and Exercise Choices Today for a Healthier Tomorrow

Jason Deranian - Thursday, April 06, 2017

Make good diet & exercise choices today for a healthier tomorrow! Ask us how we can help!  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: April 2017

Jennifer Jasmin - Saturday, April 01, 2017

Spaghetti Squash with Spinach, Mushrooms, Ground Turkey & Goat Cheese Spaghetti squash is available year-round and makes a great low carb substitute for pasta. It is typically golden yellow in color and has a delicious nutty, buttery flavor. The strands are crunchy and provide a nice mouthfeel. It can be prepared several ways, but  ..

Put Your Best Fork Forward

Jennifer Jasmin - Thursday, March 23, 2017

March is National Nutrition Month and the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics encourages you to “Put Your Best Fork Forward” in celebration. You might be asking yourself what this means? Nutrition experts and everyone here at the MAC agree that making healthy food choices and staying active are the keys to you being your ..

Movement Analysis - MAC Movement Philosophy Part 3

Jason Deranian - Thursday, March 09, 2017

Got pain? First move well, and then, move often. Notes from this month's MAC Blog Contributor, Fitness Professional, Chris Hays: ( ( bones and joints are meant to align in a specific arrangemen ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: March 2017

Jennifer Jasmin - Wednesday, March 01, 2017

Pasta that’s healthy and high in protein!!! Notes from our MAC Registered Dietitian ( Gluten free pasta can be made from a number of non-wheat flour options, but several companies are now making really tasty versions made from protein-packed legum ..

A healthy heart needs more than love!

Jennifer Jasmin - Thursday, February 23, 2017

If you're like most Americans, you already know the 'Bacon Burger and Fries' aren't doing your heart muscle any favors, so what the heck should we eat for better heart health? Notes from our MAC Registered Dietitian ( February is American Heart Month. What a great time to think about sett ..

Movement Analysis - MAC Movement Philosophy Part 2

Jason Deranian - Thursday, February 16, 2017

Is your workout working for you? One day you're feeling fit and the next day you feel some aches and pains dragging you down. Like most of us, your doctor is checking your general health and your dentist is taking care of your teeth, but who's checking to see if your body's movement is serving you well? Part Two of the MAC Movement P ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Feb 2017

Jennifer Jasmin - Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Notes from our MAC Registered Dietitian ( Heart Healthy and Delicious! February is American Heart Month. It also happens to be National Grapefruit Month. In a nod to both, this recipe includes grapefruit (Vitamin C helps the body absorb iron in the spinach) as well as ingr ..

Functional Movement - MAC Movement Philosophy Part 1

Jason Deranian - Thursday, January 19, 2017

Stop spinning your wheels during your workout and take a look at the basics of movement Have you ever felt that your routine is lacking something you can’t quite put your finger on? You are putting in the time and effort on the elliptical and consistently doing your weight routine, but after expending your energy you still are  ..