It’s officially Fall! At Peak Performance, we’re looking forward to football, the upcoming holidays, and making the most of all the vibrant foods now in season—everything from cranberries to pumpkin. Yum! Speaking of pumpkin, the return of autumn also means the return of the ever-popular Pumpkin Spice Latte—or #PSL as it’s now being affectionately called
Welcome to my “COMMON vs. NORMAL” posts. I’ve noticed an interesting trend…. I will hear things people say or think of as being “normal”, when reality what they mean to say is “common”. I’d like to share with you some examples of things that are thought of in our society as being normal that are
Some of you know that I am intolerant to gluten. Because of this, I have learned so much over the years about what is safe and what should be avoided for the gluten-intolerant, Celiac, and gluten allergic populations. I have become a great resource for recipes for people looking for that one great food they
It’s been fun watching the world’s greatest athletes compete in the Olympics so far this weekend. I love seeing what mankind is capable of when they truly push themselves. Commercials. Wow they frustrate me. Not because they interrupt the programming I’m watching, but because of the misleading information they propogate. Here is the scene: Watching swimming
Vitamin C is a fantastic vitamin! Increasing the amount of foods you eat with vitamin C helps boost your immune system so your body can defend against colds, flus, and even early allergies. Vitamin C, also called ascorbic acid, is water soluble, so it is easily excreted from the body when consumed in excess. What does this mean?
Many times people ask me if it’s ok to eat a little bit of something bad for them: A little bit of processed food, something with just a few chemical food additives, a few handfuls of candy made with high fructose corn syrup, a diet soda containing neuro-toxic aspartame only once in a while…… Picture the