FITTEAM Nutrition

Panax ginseng or ginseng is a very popular medicinal plant cultivated in Asia. Panax comes from a Greek word that means “all-healing”. But why? Since ancient times, this plant was believed to help regulate body function, prolong life, and have neuroprotective functions. Let’s explore some of the research: Anti-inflammation Panax...

  Caffeine and Ashwagandha: A dynamic duo found in FIT that gives you the best of both worlds! Caffeine is the most commonly consumed psychoactive substance in the world and an average American adult consumes about 173 mg per day (~1 strong espresso coffee). However, some may...

Are you aware of the sneaky calorie sources that you may be consuming in your day-to-day life?  What are some sneaky calorie sources?   Let’s look at ketchup as an example, ketchup is mostly just tomatoes right? Well, sort of! Ketchup is certainly fine in moderation but...

As a parent, you know vegetables are extremely important to our diet, especially in growing children. As adults, we have an understanding of the multitude of benefits accessed through fitness and proper nutrition. However most of the time, our kiddos need a bit more convincing....

  Have you ever encountered a food pusher? These individuals can be extremely difficult to politely decline especially when you are trying to stick to your diet. They may pressure you until you finally give in and say “okay”. These individuals could be pressuring you for...