Chili Recipe

Nutrition Facts (per 1 cup):  255 calories, 4.9g Fats, 31.3g Carbs, 23.9g Protein Ingredients (makes 8 servings): 1 lb lean ground beef (browned) 1 (15 oz ) can of dark red kidney beans (drained and rinsed) 1 (15 oz ) can of chili beans 1 (15 oz ) can of black beans (drained and rinsed)…

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Mexican Stuffed Peppers Recipe

Nutrition Facts (one stuffed pepper): 359 calories, 14.7g Fat, 34g Carbs, 23.2g Protein Gluten free Leaving out the meat can make this vegetarian* this would also alter the nutrition facts   Ingredients (makes 6 stuffed peppers) 6 Bell peppers: any assortment of colors, generally the same size. 1 lb Lean ground turkey (or ground beef…

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5 Superfoods To Include In Your Diet

Having the proper enzymes and probiotics into your body can greatly expedite your health and fitness goals. Below are five superfoods with amazing benefits!   Apple Cider Vinegar: This vinegar has been used for centuries for its many health benefits. It’s known to help regulate blood sugar levels, aid in weight loss, and even improve…

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Sports Nutrition – Do You Really Need a Supplement?

Today’s contribution is by Alissa Palladino, MS, RDN, LD, ACSM-CPT – Registered Dietitian with Good Measure Meals  Whether you’re doing cardio or lifting weights, the nutrition you provide your body is key. Particularly after exercise, refueling within 30 minutes to one hour of your workout promotes optimal recovery. While you may be tempted to grab…

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Milk Myths – Debunked

Today’s contribution is by Alissa Palladino MS, RDN, LD, ACSM-CPT, our Dietitian from Good Measure Meals If you’re feeling confused about milk these days, you’re not alone. Check out the dairy section of any supermarket and you’re sure to find an endless variety of dairy and non-dairy alternatives. Cow’s milk, soy milk, almond milk… with…

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Sneaking Veggies into your Meals

Today’s contribution is by Morgan Perdue – Wellness Coordinator at Chip Allen Fitness Center. Nutrition plays a big role in your overall health and wellness. Even with daily exercise, it can prove challenging to reach your daily goals without proper nutrition. A balanced diet compromised of vegetables, fruits, grains, dairy, protein, and healthy fats is…

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Salad Sabotage?!?

Today’s contribution is by Alissa Palladino MS, RDN, LD, ACSM-CPT – Registered Dietitian with Good Measure Meals. Salad is often a go-to meal when you’re trying to eat more healthfully. But if you’re not mindful about your choices, that salad may unintentionally be sabotaging your health goals – and your chance of winning FitTrip! Whether or…

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Top 5 Foods for Heart Health

Today’s contribution is by  our Good Measure Meals Dietitian, Alissa Palladino, MS, RDN, LD, ACSM-CPT.     By participating in Fit Trip, you are already taking important steps to protect your heart. Regular physical activity lowers cardiovascular disease risk by boosting “good” HDL cholesterol, decreasing “bad” LDL cholesterol and managing blood pressure. Other lifestyle factors, such…

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Produce: Beyond Fresh

Today’s contribution is from Good Measure Meals’Olivia Burbi, MS, RDN, LD   While the world of nutrition research may sometimes seem uncertain, one recommendation remains the same: eat your fruits and vegetables! Fruits and veggies are nutritional powerhouses, but are still widely under-consumed by most Americans. They are high in fiber, vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients,…

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