Posts Tagged ‘nutrition’

July 26th 2011 – Balance. Dr Robert Ciprian and Eleni K discuss balance in the body by way of food, physical structure and attitude. Info on fruit, sugar and body responses and well as muscle testing, bone alignment and overall health.



More info on Muscle Testing and Eating Right

July 15th 2011 – Listener comments and questions addressed regarding mac n cheese with veggies, hiit training, recovery drinks and more!Plus 2 more things wrong with HFCS to worry about.


HFCS article

Recovery Drink info

July 14th 2011 – Processed Food. Can mac n cheese be better with cauliflower in it? Eleni K does not agree. How could you make a “healthier” mac n cheese and why wouldn’t you just cut it out of your diet altogether. Detox, clean your house and shop the perimeter. Plus HIT exercise ideas.


Huff Post Article on mac n cheese

info from Kraft site

freeze drying foods information

nutrients in cauliflower

April 28th 2011Martin Rooney ( <–read this bio) talks fitness. Eleni K and Aaron Mathis chat about everything from speed training, nutrition, metabolic/intervals and fitness fads to Training For Warriors, kids these days and dumbing down your diet. Advice on getting back to basics both with your fuel and movement is the key to better health plus REST… you must rest right and sleep well.


April 14th 2011 – What is healthy eating? Aaron Mathis and Eleni discuss the Paleo diet, 10 Energy Foods, the soy tragedy and if kids should be forced to eat public school food! Think you know what healthy is… you may be wrong.


10 Energy Foods

Public School Lunches

Paleo Diet reviewed by WebMD

Soy: magic bean or tragic bean? see Beachbody website for this info

Whether you are training for professional sports or for life, the effort should be the same! Nutrition and exercise determine the outcome. Want performance on the field you must train and eat right. Want to be healthy and be able to get up for work no matter what your job is you must train and eat right!

Nov 5th Eleni talks with Brian Burres of the Pittsburgh Pirates and Mike Ekstrom of the Tampa Bay Rays about how they prepare for being professional athletes and how that is just as important for anybody. Check out the interview LISTEN now!

Brian and Mike are both pitchers spending their off season in Portland Oregon training at AIM (Athletes in Motion) Training Center. They train with Zane Kelly, NSCA cPT, a former Concordia University Baseball player. Kelly is a baseball coach and Nike SPARQ trainer who has recently founded AIM specifically to work with athletes and baseball players of all levels. For more info on training with AIM go here.

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Get Fit Portland got some insight from Gina Rau on how to help our kids eat healthier. Gina is amazing, she has worked on and in all aspects of the food industry from fast food to grocers and suppliers. Now she dedicates her time to healthy eating and food options among many other things. Just check out what she’s up to, she works for Aisle 7 and blogs on Feed Our Families and Change becomes Change. Feed Our Families is full of tips, recipes, information and personal experiences to help you.

Gina talked about packing healthier lunches, her sons food sensitivities and how to get kids to “eat a rainbow of colors”. To hear the show click here and enjoy Episode 18.

Gina is also awesome on Facebook and Twitter. Give her a follow.

Hearing her talk about how her kids read labels and make healthy food decisions was a really great. Gina passed on some exciting news about how public schools here in Portland are making changes so that cafeteria lunches have more healthy choices as well as local products. We know we can control what goes in the lunch sack but Gina also gave some ideas on how we may have a say in what goes into our kids school lunches when they eat at the cafeteria as well. Find out how to become active in your school and your kids health.

Eat all your colors today and have a healthier life 🙂

Eleni K.