‘Tis the season, where temptations for sugar-filled treats are EVERYWHERE! Here are 7 super useful tips to survive your holiday cravings!
Stacy Beckly Struggling with life's challenges? Don't be afraid to reach out for support -- you're not alone. Open heart surgery, young children, a miscarriage, 30 pound weight gain, new career, and more. Each one of these on its own is a life challenge. But when combined, these elements can be the making of a disaster.... Continue Reading →
Blog post courtesy of Laura Hsu. September 2018 Nutrition Lecture Series ‘Nutrition Simplified—Getting Back to Basics’ With Laura Hsu, AVAC’s Certified Nutrition Consultant Ditch the diets and learn a healthful way to eat for life! As the title suggests, this 4-part series is all about getting back to basics and demystifying what we should eat (and not... Continue Reading →
Fall Challenge Dates: September 8th—October 5th, 2018 Join Laura Hsu, AVAC’s Certified Nutritionist, on a 28-Day Nutrition Challenge! Need some encouragement? Here are 5 reasons to accept the challenge: Education—There will be two Powerpoint presentations during the challenge. The first is ‘Eating for Health’, where we will set the tone for what to eat during... Continue Reading →
This new AVAC® Poolside Cafe' smoothie is calcium-packed, free of refined sugar, and will keep you feeling FABULOUS! Here are 7 reasons why you need to try our new Kale Almond Protein Smoothie handcrafted by Laura Hsu, and taste-tested by Team AVAC®! It's made with kale—In the rare event you've been living under a rock and... Continue Reading →
There's been a lot of recent buzz around AVAC about the Keto diet. The ketogenic diet is a low carb, moderate protein, and high fat diet which puts the body into a metabolic state known as ketosis where the liver produces ketones. Ketones become the main energy source for the body and this all... Continue Reading →
The New York Times recently reported on a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) that busts some common myths about weight loss. According to this new study, weight loss can still occur without restricting calories by simply eating ‘real’ food and cutting out added sugar and refined carbohydrates. This... Continue Reading →
It’s the nutrition, you guys. Check out this comparison photo — me today (1/2/2018), vs. me a year ago (1/12/2017). I started the AbsoluteFit Challenge 2.0 last March, and as I mentioned here — several times — the hardest part of it for me was the eating. I didn’t want to change my habits, I... Continue Reading →