Summer has flown by, and whether we are ready to face it or not, it’s time to pack school lunches! Sure, those pre-packaged children's lunches are convenient, but they aren't necessarily healthy. Laura Hsu, AVAC's Certified Nutritionist, has 9 ideas to make it easier for you to leave the 'Lunchables' behind!
Try a Guayaki Organic Yerba Mate in the AVAC® Poolside Cafe. It has the strength of coffee, the health benefits of tea, and the euphoria of chocolate, all in one beverage! Of the six commonly used stimulants in the world: coffee, tea, kola, cocoa, and guarana, yerba mate triumphs as the most balanced and healthful while... Continue Reading →
‘Tis the season, where temptations for sugar-filled treats are EVERYWHERE! Here are 7 super useful tips to survive your holiday cravings!
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 →
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 →
via - Laura Hsu, AVAC's on-site Nutritionist How many times do you need a little something to carry you through until dinner? If you're like most people you might gravitate towards unhealthy options. Don’t let unhealthy snacks with limited nutritional value that are easy to overeat such as chips, cookies, milkshakes-in-disguise coffee drinks, or other... Continue Reading →
via - Laura Hsu, AVAC Nutrition Lecture Series ‘Eating for Health’ It's Time to ditch the Diets and Learn the Health Benefits of Eating Whole Food! Are you ready to learn more about nutrition and healthy eating? AVAC® nutritionist Laura Hsu is excited to share her 4-part series with you! We'll serve a healthy... Continue Reading →
We recently wrapped up the AbsoluteNutrition Challenge here at the Club, and our participants were given new ways to prepare all sorts of healthy, easy & FUN foods! Keeping in line with that Challenge mentality, check out this Foil Packet Favorite, "Sausage with Veggies and Potatoes." You'll love the simplicity of preparation, and your kitchen... Continue Reading →
Adapted from simplegreensmoothies.com 1) Blend in stages to avoid leafy chunks. [I personally think this one is the most important!] Chewing your green smoothie is no fun! To get a “smooth” green smoothie experience, blend up your leafy greens and liquid-base first. Then add your remaining fruits and blend again. 2) Follow the 60/40 formula. When... Continue Reading →