Posts in: Food as Fuel

Why a Nutrient-Dense Diet is Key to Maintaining a Healthy Weight

Posted by: Najla

  Why do certain foods make you feel full, while others leave you hungry for more? If portion- control is difficult for you, the key lies in the concepts of nutrient-density and satiety. These rather impenetrable terms are actually just fancy names for some commonsense food science, and working nutrient-dense foods into your diet is [...]
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Fuel Your Body, Fuel Your Life!

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, July 17, 2014 SIFCIT Scottsdale’s Food as Fuel seminar is an educational and motivational experience that you don’t want to miss! Even if you’re a paleo pro, come on out and share your words of wisdom with the nutritional newbies. Nothing helps reinvigorate your commitment to making healthy choices [...]
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SICFIT Scottsdale Focuses on Nutrition

Posted by: Kari

  Strength in Conditioning for Friday, July 11, 2014 Lasting FITnes begins with the basics and works from the inside out. It doesn’t get more basic than the food we fuel our bodies with! Over the next few weeks, SICFIT Scottsdale will be focusing much attention on nutrition and how to implement a “practically paleo” [...]
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What is the Difference Between Corn Syrup and High Fructose Corn Syrup?

Posted by: Stephanie

Corn Syrup vs High Fructose Corn Syrup Syrup is an additive used in food, and Corn Syrup made from corn is one such additive. Corn Syrup and High Fructose Corn Syrup are mostly used as sweeteners. Corn Syrup is a thick sweet syrup that is produced by the breaking down of corn starch. This breaking [...]
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What is Paleo?

Posted by: Stephanie

Paleo is a nutritional plan based on the presumed diet of wild plants and animals that various human species habitually consumed during the Paleolithic Era – a period of about 2.5 million years that ended around 12,000 years ago with the development of agriculture. It is known as the Paleolithic diet (abbreviated Paleo Diet), also [...]
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Corporate Wellness Benefits

Posted by: Stephanie

WHY YOU NEED A WELLNESS PROGRAM Healthy Body + Wellness = Workplace Productivity In today’s economy every company needs to capitalize on the productivity of their staff. If you have employees that are unhealthy and unhappy, motivating your employees can be a daunting task and it is costing your company valuable time, money, and resources. [...]
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Spring Nutrition Challenge Winners!

Posted by: Sean Nugent

The Look Better Naked Spring Nutrition Challenge came to and Amazing close today. Thirty days of Paleo eating and fat loss that started and ended with a workout at SICFIT Scottsdale. Who rocked it? Well everyone rocked it. Some key highlights: Over 130 pounds lost More than 40 competing members 99 rep increase from day [...]
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PaleO.G. [original gangster] Nutrition Seminar

Posted by: Kari

Strength in Conditioning for Thursday, March 13, 2014 Have you been to SICFIT Scottsdale’s PaleoO.G. Nutritional seminar yet? Ok…  Its actually called “Food as Fuel” but it is definitely original and if you come you will definitely become a paleo gangster! If you have questions about carbs, protein, supplements, what it means to eat like [...]
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