The Scoop Blog2018-01-11T15:50:04+00:00

14 Foods for a Flatter Belly

14 Foods for a Flatter Belly  “Abs are made in the kitchen, not the gym.” It’s a quote that often pops up on fitness sites and motivational social media posts, but is there any truth [...]

10 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

10 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight For years, the number one New Year’s resolution in the United States has been to lose weight. If you’re like the millions of Americans who vowed to drop a [...]

25 Baby Steps To Eating Healthier

25 Baby Steps To Eating Healthier Whether you are out with friends or at home cooking for yourself, here are some tips to help align your eating habits with your quest to better health!  They [...]

5 Tips and Tricks for Staying Motivated

5 Tips and Tricks for Staying Motivated   Staying motivated can be one of the hardest parts about reaching your fitness goals.  Some days or weeks we just can’t get motivated to hit the gym [...]

Top 6 Foods to Avoid for a Beach Body

Top 6 Foods to Avoid for a Beach Body Is summer around the corner? Are you wanting to look good for a class/family reunion? If your body isn’t quite where you want it to be, it [...]

Honor Your Heart with A Plant-Based Diet

Honor Your Heart with A Plant-Based Diet Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the US for both men and women. If you have high cholesterol, diabetes, blood pressure, a history of heart [...]

Bacteria – The Good, the Bad, and Your Gut

Bacteria – The Good, the Bad, and Your Gut If you’re like most people, the very thought of bacteria makes you reach for your hand sanitizer. But when it comes to your gut, bacteria can [...]

Lower Your Glycemic Load and Lose Weight

Lower Your Glycemic Load and Lose Weight When it comes to carbs, it seems like people are either all about them or avoid them at all costs. But carbohydrates can have both a positive effect [...]

7 Benefits of Exercise

7 Benefits of Exercise Exercise is almost like a secret antidote to many of life's ailments.  From depression to heart health and even libido--engaging in a regular exercise routine can improve virtually all aspects of life and [...]

Is Eating Organic Better for Your Health?

Is Eating Organic Better for Your Health? Eating organic has become increasingly popular over the years, but is there any health benefit to spending more money on our fruits and vegetables? What if you just [...]

How to Stay Lean During Summer Vacation

How to Stay Lean During Summer Vacation The summer vacation.  As American as apple pie.  Whether you choose a road trip to the mountains or a relaxing getaway at the beach, it’s the perfect way to give [...]

Gluten-Free Labels: What Do They Really Mean?

Gluten-Free Labels: What Do They Really Mean?   Gluten-Free. Without Gluten. Certified Gluten-Free. These are just a few of the labels you might run across when looking for gluten-free foods in the grocery store. For [...]

12 Myths About Gluten

12 Myths About Gluten For those with celiac or gluten intolerance, the growing availability of gluten-free foods is a welcome and much-needed change. With an estimated 2.5 million people in the United States still undiagnosed, [...]