Category Archives: Nutrition & Supplements

Here is where I recommend and discuss different ways to eat for living, healthy longer. I discuss a variety of foods, and micronutrients that should make up the majority of all of our daily intake in order to look, feel and perform our best. You can learn about supplement support too!

How do you not give in to familial temptation?

How do you not give in to familial temptation (e.g., to have a second piece of pie or eat something you know is bad for you) this 4th of July or any other day we get together with family/friends? Practice! … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Recommend Eating Soy?

Hi everyone! Today I was asked for about the 100th time if I am a vegetarian and if I eat a lot of soy products. I think I get the “Vegetarian Question” often because I’m in the health business and … Continue reading

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Health Tip of the Day

  Health Tip of the Day: Fun, joy and laughter create health. If what you are doing is not bringing you joy, find something else that will- Xo, Amber

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Eat A Salad Every Day

Today, I’d considered myself the queen of the BAS (i.e. Big-Ass-Salad) when years ago–before I started competing in bodybuilding and fitness competitions–I would hardly touch vegetables. And now it’s all about stuffing my face with a huge BAS with lots … Continue reading

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What is the Paleo Diet?

So you may have heard people saying they are eating “Paleo” now. And you probably think great, but what does that mean? What is the Paleo diet? So, today Im explaining in a very simple way, what it means to … Continue reading

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Where’s My Energy?

Hey man, where’s my energy? Life – often it’s a ‘less than ideal’ scenario.  There are nights when sleeping for eight plus hours doesn’t happen and days (or weeks) when stress is a constant companion.  There are periods of time … Continue reading

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Does Cereal Make Us Fat?

Does Eating Cereal Make Us Fat? Does eating breakfast cereal make us fat? Well, that’s what I want to discuss today.The reason Im talking about this is that I came across a news article that was entitled “Breakfast Cereal Tied … Continue reading

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Top 5 Ways to Cut Calories

If you’ve been consuming plenty of natural fats, protein and produce, you’ve taken care of the “what” part of eating, and your body will benefit for years to come because you’re eating for your body’s blueprint. But if you still … Continue reading

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Top Reasons Females Get Belly Fat

I have been getting a lot of questions about fat deposition in the abdomen. When and why do women still store fat in their abdomens, even though they traditionally have more subcutaneous fat than men? These are the top four … Continue reading

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Creekside Fitness and Wellness Center

1419 Boardman Canfield Rd Youngstown, OH 44512 (330) 758-0667 creekside–fitness.com  

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