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How to Make Comfort Foods Healthier

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, October 19, 2017

5 Ways to Make Comfort Foods Healthier As the weather gets colder and the holidays loom in sight, we often crave (or have on the holiday menu) heavier comfort foods such as mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and baked goods. For those of us with health and fitness goals, overindulging in foods like these more than once in a  ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: Oct 2017

MAC Nutrition - Sunday, October 01, 2017

A Very Autumn Protein-Packed Breakfast It’s October, and you know what that means…pumpkin in everything! If you’re like me, you welcome the addition of this delicious and nutritious (it’s super high in vitamin A) ingredient in foods both sweet and savory alike (pumpkin ravioli, pumpkin gnocchi, pumpki ..

See the Bigger Picture

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, September 21, 2017

The MAC Now Has the InBody 570! Have you ever been frustrated when the number on the scale just won’t budge? Maybe you feel you’ve been working really hard at the gym and trying to eat well, and you can’t figure out why your weight isn’t going down. This can be incredibly discouraging, and you may e ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month - Sept 2017

MAC Nutrition - Friday, September 01, 2017

As fall comes around, our schedules often get busier and we can be short on time. These energy balls are quick to make and even quicker to eat, allowing you to get in a nutritious bite even when you're on the go. Protein and healthy fats from nut butter are balanced by the carbohydrate from dates, making this a well-balance ..

Eat the Rainbow!

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, August 17, 2017

It is important to get all the various vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients that our bodies need in order to support the biological processes that keep us alive and healthy. However, chances are you don’t calculate your intake of every nutrient—that would be quite time-consuming and tedious. So how do you make sure you&r ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month - August 2017

MAC Nutrition - Tuesday, August 01, 2017

Eat the Rainbow! One of the easiest ways to check if you are eating a healthy diet full of vital micronutrients is to make sure you are “eating the rainbow”—eating a wide variety of colors of fruits and vegetables. Each color often represents a different set of micronutrients, so getting the entire rainbow of ..

Cup or Cone? A closer look at our food choices!

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, July 20, 2017

July is National Ice Cream Month. Wait a minute…am I telling you that you should eat ice cream? Not necessarily. But, National Ice Cream Month offers us the opportunity to have a conversation about food and its more social, cultural, and emotional aspects, as well as about treats, treating ourselves, and having t ..

MAC's Recipe of the Month: July 2017

MAC Nutrition - Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Image Source July is National Ice Cream Month Ice cream is delicious in all its creamy sweetness. However, when it comes to saturated fat and added sugar, it really packs quite the punch. Luckily, there are ways to make your own more nutritious version of the sweet treat so you can celebrate National Ice Cream Month while  ..

Berry Season

MAC Nutrition - Thursday, June 22, 2017

A Very Berry Season! So often, when speaking about nutrition and food, the focus can be on what to leave out, cut out, and reduce. But equally, if not more, important than focusing on what to take out is concentrating on what to add in. By shifting the focus to what we should be having more of, we escape a sense of depr ..

Movement Analysis - MAC Movement Philosophy Part 4

Jason Deranian - Thursday, June 08, 2017

Understanding pain during and after your workout can be challenging: Is it pain or discomfort? Here are some tips from this month's MAC Blog Contributor, Fitness Professional, Nina Fanning (http://www.mountauburnclub.com/fitness-staff/nina-fanning) to help navigate. At some point, most of us will experience aches  ..