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Smoothie Bowls: Tasty and Satisfying

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Jun 19, 2019

If you're reading this, chances are you care deeply about your health and well-being. You've either been consistently following a healthy, balanced diet or you've reached a point in life where you're ready to start. Good for you! Your body will love you for it.

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Topics: Healthy Recipes, healthy nutrition

Yogurt-Covered Pretzels: The Perfect Healthy Gift This Holiday Season

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Dec 12, 2017

Health facts about yogurt have continuously made their way into the news. Most recently, topics up for discussion have included its probiotics, vitamin D and calcium content. Because it is obviously so healthy, why not use yogurt to make homemade gifts? They’re an excellent way to surprise loved ones and let them know that you care about their overall health.

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2 Healthy Greek Yogurt Recipes That Will Give You a Punch of Protein

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Sep 6, 2017

Breakfast, they say, is the most important meal of the day and you should start off your day with a meal containing fiber, healthy fats and protein. One of these breakfast foods that’s protein-rich is Greek yogurt; but there are other great ways to serve this for breakfast than just mixed with granola. So here are two wonderful healthy recipes to get you going in the mornings!

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3 Delicious Healthy Recipes You Must Try

Posted by Merritt Clubs

Feb 21, 2017

Eating healthy can be difficult. Sometimes healthy food doesn't taste as good as junk food, no matter how much we want it to. But here are some healthy recipes that you might just love anyway. 

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Topics: recipe, Healthy Recipes

Avocados - The Superfood Your Body Is Craving

Posted by Terra's Kitchen

Nov 8, 2016

This blog post originally appeared on TerrasKitchen.com

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Protein Donuts…If You're Wrong I Don't Wanna Be Right!

Posted by Juan De Cruz

Mar 27, 2015

 

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Topics: Merritt Athletics, biggest loser club, Healthy Recipes, Fitness Tips, nutrition

Protein Donuts…If You're Wrong I Don't Wanna Be Right!

Posted by Juan De Cruz

Mar 27, 2015

 

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Topics: Merritt Athletics, biggest loser club, Healthy Recipes, good protein, Fitness Tips, High protein foods, cooking healthy, healthy dessert, eating healthy, nutrition

Broccoli Parmesan Fritters

Posted by Joanna Meade

Feb 12, 2015

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Topics: recipes to get more vegetables, Healthy Recipes, Personal Training, health fitness tips, Merritt blog, Weight Loss, healthy lifestyle, Fitness Tips, best way to lose weight, recipes for healthy snacks, Broccoli, Personal trainer, Baltimore fitness, diet lifestyle change, healthy weight loss, healthy diets

Best Health Clubs’ Dietitians Dish on Why Turkey is More Than Just Delish

Posted by RaySa

Oct 31, 2014

With a particular pilgrim laden holiday on the horizon, our best health clubs' registered dietitians couldn't help but feel compelled to dish on why turkey is more than just delish. So what is it, besides taste, that makes turkeys one of America’s most beloved Thanksgiving staples? Momentarily stop the clock on your treadmill and check out our forkful of facts:

Every time you reach across the Thanksgiving table for a slice of turkey, you’re adding to your day’s protein intake. And we all know that our bodies need plenty of protein. The Center for Disease Control recommends that we eat anywhere between 13 and 56 grams per day, depending on our total body weight, age and lifestyle. It should also be noted that each 33 gram serving of breast meat alone is likely to net a person 6 grams of the invaluable stuff.

In addition to body enriching protein, that helping of mom’s roast turkey is also apt to be reach in potassium, B vitamins, iron, phosphorus, zinc and selenium. They’re all essential to maintaining health too, especially the selenium. Known as an immune system boosting antioxidant, it could help stave off that winter cold as well. And who wants to spend the holidays sneezing and miserable? Certainly not our best health clubs’ members and staff.

Do you desire beautiful skin, a persistent smile and a well rested state of mind? Well, a healthy serving of holiday bird can do that for you too, thanks to those B vitamins that we mentioned earlier and tryptophan. They play a critical role in melatonin and serotonin production, which are two other things that our bodies crave.

Lastly, holiday turkey tends to be very low in fat, unless of course your family loves to dunk a bird or two into oversized fryers. In that case, the low fat benefit will end up out the window. Plus, you’ll have the extra stress of having to make sure that the fryer doesn’t catch fire. To learn more from our best health clubs’ registered dietitians in time for Thanksgiving and other holiday meals, please contact us today.

 

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Topics: Healthy Recipes, Fitness Tips, nutrition

Best Health Clubs’ Dietitians Dish on Why Turkey is More Than Just Delish

Posted by RaySa

Oct 31, 2014

With a particular pilgrim laden holiday on the horizon, our best health clubs' registered dietitians couldn't help but feel compelled to dish on why turkey is more than just delish. So what is it, besides taste, that makes turkeys one of America’s most beloved Thanksgiving staples? Momentarily stop the clock on your treadmill and check out our forkful of facts:

Every time you reach across the Thanksgiving table for a slice of turkey, you’re adding to your day’s protein intake. And we all know that our bodies need plenty of protein. The Center for Disease Control recommends that we eat anywhere between 13 and 56 grams per day, depending on our total body weight, age and lifestyle. It should also be noted that each 33 gram serving of breast meat alone is likely to net a person 6 grams of the invaluable stuff.

In addition to body enriching protein, that helping of mom’s roast turkey is also apt to be reach in potassium, B vitamins, iron, phosphorus, zinc and selenium. They’re all essential to maintaining health too, especially the selenium. Known as an immune system boosting antioxidant, it could help stave off that winter cold as well. And who wants to spend the holidays sneezing and miserable? Certainly not our best health clubs’ members and staff.

Do you desire beautiful skin, a persistent smile and a well rested state of mind? Well, a healthy serving of holiday bird can do that for you too, thanks to those B vitamins that we mentioned earlier and tryptophan. They play a critical role in melatonin and serotonin production, which are two other things that our bodies crave.

Lastly, holiday turkey tends to be very low in fat, unless of course your family loves to dunk a bird or two into oversized fryers. In that case, the low fat benefit will end up out the window. Plus, you’ll have the extra stress of having to make sure that the fryer doesn’t catch fire. To learn more from our best health clubs’ registered dietitians in time for Thanksgiving and other holiday meals, please contact us today.

 

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