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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-8″] FAT MYTHS AND FACTS Myth: We don’t really need fat in our diets. Fact: Yes, in fact we do. Fat is in every food source (9 calories per gram), and is important for the absorption of fat soluble vitamins (A, D, E and K) and hormone production. And, it helps to keep […]

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FAST FOOD CHOICES The good, the bad and the ugly Fast food is all around us, and some occasions (travel, short on time or energy, etc.) lend themselves towards the quick fix of a fast food meal. Eating healthy at a fast food restaurant isn’t impossible, and there are some healthier options available. The following […]

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[bs_row class=”row”][bs_col class=”col-sm-9″] NOT ALL CALORIES ARE CREATED EQUAL There seems to be a bit of disconnect with the information fed to us about calories. We’re told, “A calorie is a calorie” and “a calorie in equals a calorie out.” In other words, if you eat it you better burn it or you are going […]

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By PEAK Health & Fitness BODY COMPOSITION Body composition is a measurement of a person’s fat mass and fat free (lean) mass. Testing your body composition can be a great way to set, monitor and reach realistic health and fitness goals. General measurements such as weight and BMI can be less specific in relation to […]

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