The Caspers’ 30 Years of Dedication to Elite and MACC Fund

The year is 1986 and Kay Yuspeh just bought her first club, the Highlander, ushering in a new wave of tennis clubs. With this new wave came new members as well, including two Brookfield natives in particular, Marilyn and Jim Casper. Over the past 30 years the Casper’s have become dedicated members of Elite as well as the MACC Fund. Continue reading The Caspers’ 30 Years of Dedication to Elite and MACC Fund

Quick Guide to Soy Products

In the United States, soy products are becoming very popular as sources of vegetable protein and they come in many different forms and tastes. One of the benefits of soybeans is the quality of the protein and the different forms it can come in. Looking in the grocery stores today we are able to see a much bigger presence of soy products readily available, for example, all the different flavors of soy milk products, edamame in the produce or freezer section, and tofu fresh in the produce section as “firm” or “hard”, as well as frozen soy burgers. Continue reading Quick Guide to Soy Products

Member Stories: Maria Franklin Raises Cervical Cancer Awareness

We’re extremely proud of our members. Over the years their work out agendas and sporting endeavors serve as healthy examples of how it feels to be “Elite,” and how exercise not only adds years to your life, but life to your years! Today we’d like to highlight another member’s experience:

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month. The American Cancer Society estimates almost 13,000 new cases of cervical cancer were diagnosed in 2015, I’m on a mission to make sure this number goes down, way down. Continue reading Member Stories: Maria Franklin Raises Cervical Cancer Awareness

It’s a Wrap! Best Food Choices for Cancer Prevention

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

If you have been following my posts over the past few months, you’ll know that what you eat matters not only for your waistline, but also when it comes to your overall health and disease prevention. But, in case you are new here, and don’t have a moment to browse through my prior posts, here’s a quick recap. Continue reading It’s a Wrap! Best Food Choices for Cancer Prevention

3 Food-Related Questions We All Need To Consider

By Rita Larsen, RD, CD; Elite Sports Clubs Nutrition Educator & Diet Counselor

Preventing disease and living healthy is a life-long venture. Many Americans spend most of their lives and their income finding ways to “stay healthy.” Most researchers agree that it will take some work on everyone’s part to come up with just the right factors to influence our best health picture. While these may vary slightly from person to person, they are essentially the same. Continue reading 3 Food-Related Questions We All Need To Consider