Author Archives: healthyfitsam

About healthyfitsam

I'm a wife and a mother of three who is trying to "green" up our house and help us become healthier individuals. I have my bachelors and masters in nutrition, am a Registered Dietitian and a Certified Sports Science Dietitian. My kids are into sports and all things ‘boy’. I love sharing my knowledge with others about little things I find out, so stay tuned.

Barriers to fitness

As a dietitian I hear about excuses all the time, and usually I have a quick comeback for them.  But when it comes to myself, I find it a bit harder to give myself recommendations.  These past few weeks have … Continue reading

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Life goals

So, I wanted to be a Registered Dietitian and I enjoy it but do you ever wonder if there’s more? Oh man I do on a a daily basis. I LOVE talking about nutrition but sometimes You can only repeat … Continue reading

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Orgain protein shakes

Here lately I’ve been looking for protein shakes after my mid-day run. Breakfast is always easy: gym then cereal with yogurt and fruit; however lunch is different. I’m ALWAYS on the run. I received a sample of Orgain and I’m … Continue reading

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Ughh the dreaded weight gain

Ahh the holidays! People love the time away from work and the ability to spend more time with family, but many don’t enjoy the extra weight gain that can accumulate during this period of overindulgence. It starts with an office … Continue reading

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FNCE 2017

I just got back from the 2017 Food and nutrition conference and expo in Chicago, IL.  I’m so excited to share some of the things that were discussed. I’ll give you a quick teaser about topics: ketogenic diets intermittent fasting … Continue reading

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Review of Vega Protein+ Snack Bar Chocolate Peanut Butter flavored

I’m on a big no dairy/meat/eggs kick due to watching way too many documentaries involving conventional farming/ranching.  So, when I received a sample of this bar I was super excited.  The package claims “contains 11% more of the daily value … Continue reading

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Review of Clif Bar Nut butter filled Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter

I will be the first to admit that I love anything peanut butter…and I mean anything.  I would probably eat peanut butter crickets if the opportunity presented itself. Ok, well maybe not crickets.  I’ve had long been a fan of … Continue reading

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Quest Bar Cinnamon Roll review

I’ll have to admit, I was super excited to try this bar because I love cinnamon rolls and I need extra protein in my diet.  At only 110 calories, 4.5g fat, 7g fiber and 12g protein per bar it sounds awesome right?  … Continue reading

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Review of MyoPlex Pre-Workout

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42nd annual Military culinary arts competitive training event

I am extremely impressed with the skill level of our military culinary specialists. As you can tell, this event has occurred for quite some time now and our Service Members aren’t strangers to hard work. This is my first year … Continue reading

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