Archive for Health and Wellness

Macro Nutrient Balance & the Plate Method

By: Dr. Keith Kantor   “Count your macros,” has become a popular recommendation among fitness, health and diet enthusiasts. What is this new nutritional logging method mean and how can it help you reach our health goals? I will explain macronutrient counting, give you percentage targets , the benefits, along…

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Lunch Ideas for “Don’t Waste your Money Blog”

All of the options listed below can be prepared ahead of time and in bulk. This is a great way to keep cost down even more. Prepare 5 servings of the below options for a weeks worth of healthy lunches and low cost.   Southwest Tossed Salad *Photo credit- tastylies.com  …

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Dangerous Ingredients in Common Foods

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   The food label is one of the most misleading pieces of information related to nutrition. As a nutrition professional I rarely look at the actual nutrition facts, the most important part of the label is actually the ingredient list. This list is in small…

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The Metabolic Damage From Gluten AND Dairy

   By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Food is not what it once was, our grandparents did not have the same health concerns h we now do. Conventional farming and the chemicals that go along with its practices have taken a toll on our overall health, specifically our inflammation and gut…

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Music for Life: Encouraging Healthy Habits in Your Kids

Habits formed in childhood are often the hardest to break – eating unhealthily, poor attitude to studying, or a lack of physical exercise. But it’s also equally the best time to form good habits, and set your child on a healthy path for life. There’s lots of evidence to suggest…

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Hidden Sugar at Breakfast

Prevention magazine asked us to elaborate on hidden sugars in so called “healthy” breakfast options.   By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Breakfast is typically a grab and go meal on most weekday mornings. A few quick options include shake/smoothie, cereal, oatmeal, toast, bagels, and egg scrambles. These options seem light…

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Wild vs. Farm Raised Salmon

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   What is the difference between, “fresh Atlantic salmon” on sale for $7.99++/pound and right next to it “Wild Pacific Sockeye salmon” for $14.99++/pound?   Does it really matter which salmon you buy? In this article, we’ll look at the differences between farm-raised salmon and…

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The Benefits of Meal Prepping

  By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Meal prepping- batch cooking several meals at once was once only a popular technique for the bodybuilding community. Nutrition is such an important component of their programs and results it only makes sense that bodybuilders take meal preparation so seriously. Fast-forward a few years…

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Why Buy All Natural Pork?

              *photo Bon Appetit By: Dr. Keith Kantor   Pork is the most widely eaten meat in the world, making up about 38 percent of meat production worldwide. The cost of bacon has increased dramatically this year due to the high demand. Some may…

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Cooking at Home Vs. Eating Out

Cooking at Home Vs. Eating Out Dr. Keith Kantor   Eating out for the most part is a fantastic way to delay your weight goals and if you chronically eat out at mainstream restaurants it can take a major toll on your health and finances. Most Americans know that if…

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