nutrition Archive

  • Quick and easy (and realistic) way to figure out how many meals per day you should be eating.

    How Many Meals Per Day Should I Be Eating??

    Quick and easy (and realistic) way to figure out how many meals per day you should be eating.

    Continue Reading...

  • The everything you ever wanted to know guide to choosing the right bar for you. You know the drill. You’re on the go, in between meetings, just finished a workout,...

    How to Choose a Protein Bar

    The everything you ever wanted to know guide to choosing the right bar for you. You know the drill. You’re on the go, in between meetings, just finished a workout,...

    Continue Reading...

  • One of the things that’s really great about the field of fitness and nutrition is that it’s ever evolving. There’s no one right way to accomplish anything really. There’s a...

    How to Choose a Diet that Works for You

    One of the things that’s really great about the field of fitness and nutrition is that it’s ever evolving. There’s no one right way to accomplish anything really. There’s a...

    Continue Reading...

  • HERE IS A LINK TO THE 5 QUESTIONS Keep it simple…. A couple years ago, I was working with a Native American group out of Alabama, and they asked us...

    Keep it Simple – 5 Questions to ask around every meal

    HERE IS A LINK TO THE 5 QUESTIONS Keep it simple…. A couple years ago, I was working with a Native American group out of Alabama, and they asked us...

    Continue Reading...

  • Despite the fact that chocolate has yet to claim health food status, it’s reputation is on the rise, as a growing number of research studies suggest numerous health benefits from its cocoa bean base.

    Chocolate: 5 Health Reasons You Should Eat More of It

    Despite the fact that chocolate has yet to claim health food status, it’s reputation is on the rise, as a growing number of research studies suggest numerous health benefits from its cocoa bean base.

    Continue Reading...

  • Magnesium is one of our essential minerals that we happen to be pretty depleted in and that’s a product of our food quality and the fact that the soil that...

    Magnesium and Epsom Salt Baths

    Magnesium is one of our essential minerals that we happen to be pretty depleted in and that’s a product of our food quality and the fact that the soil that...

    Continue Reading...

  • Your outlook on life, your attitude towards yourself, and how optimistic or pessimistic you are may play a significant role in your health. Positive thinking is a habit, or a learned process that requires time and practice.

    Good Health Requires a Positive Attitude

    Your outlook on life, your attitude towards yourself, and how optimistic or pessimistic you are may play a significant role in your health. Positive thinking is a habit, or a learned process that requires time and practice.

    Continue Reading...

  • A half-teaspoon (of cinnamon) a day keeps the doctor away: There are a number of powerful natural compounds capable of helping to stabilize and regulate blood sugar levels, and cinnamon...

    Natural Remedies for Blood Sugar Control

    A half-teaspoon (of cinnamon) a day keeps the doctor away: There are a number of powerful natural compounds capable of helping to stabilize and regulate blood sugar levels, and cinnamon...

    Continue Reading...

  • It seems that just because it’s sweet like sugar does not make guilt-free, in fact, it may actually be much worse for you than real sugar.

    The Bitter Truth about Artificial Sweeteners – [How They Make Us Fat]

    It seems that just because it’s sweet like sugar does not make guilt-free, in fact, it may actually be much worse for you than real sugar.

    Continue Reading...

  • Scale weight is an unreliable indicator of fat loss and/or muscle gains. Instead focusing on the two independently, through body fat assessment techniques, like pictures, how your clothes fit, fat calipers, and circumference measurements, are the key to tracking successful changes in body composition.

    Ditch the Scale for Healthy Weight Loss: Part 2

    Scale weight is an unreliable indicator of fat loss and/or muscle gains. Instead focusing on the two independently, through body fat assessment techniques, like pictures, how your clothes fit, fat calipers, and circumference measurements, are the key to tracking successful changes in body composition.

    Continue Reading...

  • I’d like to think that people are generally health-conscious and therefore will take certain measures to be preventative. Supplement use certainly falls into the realm of our “quick-fix” society, and so I don’t think people will stop utilizing supplements. However, I do think it’s important for people to be educated about what they’re using and why…

    Supplements: Do We Really Need Them?

    I’d like to think that people are generally health-conscious and therefore will take certain measures to be preventative. Supplement use certainly falls into the realm of our “quick-fix” society, and so I don’t think people will stop utilizing supplements. However, I do think it’s important for people to be educated about what they’re using and why…

    Continue Reading...

  • Click ———-> HERE

    December 2013 Newsletter: Beat the Holiday Bulge

    Click ———-> HERE

    Continue Reading...

  • 11/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 10 tips to keep you from gaining this holiday season ————> CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE IN SCOTTSDALE HEALTH MAGAZINE

    Scottsdale Health Magazine – 10 Tips to Beat the Holiday Bulge

    11/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 10 tips to keep you from gaining this holiday season ————> CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE IN SCOTTSDALE HEALTH MAGAZINE

    Continue Reading...

  • 10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

    10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge

    10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

    Continue Reading...

  • 8/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. In...

    Scottsdale Health Magazine – How Your Scale is Holding You Back: Part 2

    8/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. In...

    Continue Reading...

  • This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices. While...

    Goal Setting Made Simple

    This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices. While...

    Continue Reading...

  • by Kaitlin Mackay A hot topic on the market is coconut oil. Should you use it? Is it harmful or is it good for you? Ben once said to me,...

    Coconut Oil: Friend or Foe?

    by Kaitlin Mackay A hot topic on the market is coconut oil. Should you use it? Is it harmful or is it good for you? Ben once said to me,...

    Continue Reading...

  • All about the importance of attaining and maintaining and how to identify healthy vitamin D3 status: Read all about Vitamin D and your health

    March Newsletter: Vitamin D3

    All about the importance of attaining and maintaining and how to identify healthy vitamin D3 status: Read all about Vitamin D and your health

    Continue Reading...

  • Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing Read this, if nothing else: Vitamin D3 deficiency has been linked to increased prevalence of cancer, hypertension, insulin resistance, depression, epilepsy, polysystic ovary syndrome,...

    Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing

    Vitamin D3: Deficiency, Disease and Dosing Read this, if nothing else: Vitamin D3 deficiency has been linked to increased prevalence of cancer, hypertension, insulin resistance, depression, epilepsy, polysystic ovary syndrome,...

    Continue Reading...

  • Here’s a great little “Rant” from one of my body fat loss clients, Michele Balzano: “Everyone is curious to how to lose weight and get in shape. I am no...

    Get in Shape “Rant”

    Here’s a great little “Rant” from one of my body fat loss clients, Michele Balzano: “Everyone is curious to how to lose weight and get in shape. I am no...

    Continue Reading...

  • You Are Your Goals Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices.  While these are perfectly normal and...

    What is your New Years Resolution? Weight Loss?

    You Are Your Goals Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices.  While these are perfectly normal and...

    Continue Reading...

  • 10-15-11: Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown, a Scottsdale based nutritionist and personal trainer was interviewed on healthier Halloween habits Read more about what you can do to make Halloween healthier

    Scottsdale Health Magazine Interview: Halloween Candy

    10-15-11: Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown, a Scottsdale based nutritionist and personal trainer was interviewed on healthier Halloween habits Read more about what you can do to make Halloween healthier

    Continue Reading...

  • 7/15/11 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 5 phenomenal Fat Loss Foods that you should be eating Click HERE to read more

    Scottsdale Health Magazine: Fastest Fat Loss Foods

    7/15/11 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 5 phenomenal Fat Loss Foods that you should be eating Click HERE to read more

    Continue Reading...

  • Click HERE to view our May Newsletter Topics Include: - Top 5 Secret Superfoods You’re Probably Not Eating…But Should Be! - Functional Exercises vs. Weight Machines: Which is Better???

    May Newsletter: Top 5 Secret Superfoods

    Click HERE to view our May Newsletter Topics Include: - Top 5 Secret Superfoods You’re Probably Not Eating…But Should Be! - Functional Exercises vs. Weight Machines: Which is Better???

    Continue Reading...

  • 04.10.11 Nutrition for Fat Loss Body Systems “Nutrition for Fat Loss “ Why doesn’t diet and exercise always produce the weight loss results we expect? Learn about the things that...

    Nutrition for Fat Loss Seminar this Weekend!

    04.10.11 Nutrition for Fat Loss Body Systems “Nutrition for Fat Loss “ Why doesn’t diet and exercise always produce the weight loss results we expect? Learn about the things that...

    Continue Reading...