What the New Nutrition Facts Label Means for You

Did you know that there have been no significant changes to the nutrition facts label since its creation in 1993? The wait is over folks! The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has finalized the new Nutrition Facts Label that will be required on all products by January 2020. Some companies have begun to change over to the look, so it’s time to take a closer look at what the new label means for us.

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Dairy vs. Dairy Alternatives: the Pros & Cons of Each

Whether you are avoiding dairy because of allergies/sensitivities, are a vegan, or are simply joining the trend, plant-based milk alternatives have become increasingly more popular in America. With so many milk and milk-alternative options available, it can easily become confusing and overwhelming when trying to make a choice. Here are the pros and cons of traditional cow’s milk and several other dairy alternatives. Continue reading Dairy vs. Dairy Alternatives: the Pros & Cons of Each

New Year’s Resolution Tips for Diet and Exercise

When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions related to nutrition and exercise, people often try to make a complete overhaul of their diet and workout regime. Trying to commit to a resolution like this can be overwhelming, exhausting, and in truth, quite unsustainable. Here are some helpful resolution tips so you can stick to them for the long-term and feel successful while doing it! Continue reading New Year’s Resolution Tips for Diet and Exercise

Staff Highlight: Michael Ruch

Michael Ruch is the head chef at FitFoodMKE, providing healthy take-and-go meals at all Elite Sports Clubs locations. He specializes in preparing food that not only tastes good, but also provides great nutritional value. Learn more about Michael and his experience in the culinary arts!

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11 Simple Habits to Kickstart a Healthier Lifestyle

It’s a new year, and many of us are in the midst of planning or beginning our New Year’s resolutions. Everyone has their own individual thoughts when it comes to resolutions. Sometimes resolutions focus on personal growth, financial security, or learning a new skill. Other times, New Year’s resolutions focus on fitness and health. So often, they are abandoned after a month or two. This year, instead of focusing on “losing weight” or “exercising more,” we encourage you to instead focus on building a healthier lifestyle. Creating a healthier lifestyle can begin with a dramatic change, like a sudden shift in activity, or it can be done gradually. There isn’t necessarily a right or wrong way to kickstart a healthier lifestyle. On a personal level, you will need to choose for yourself a plan that you will be most likely to adhere to. We’ve compiled a list of eleven simple habits that can be incorporated into your daily life to start you on the path toward a healthier lifestyle.

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