Firehouse Nutrition- Why Diet Soda is Bad…

  March 13, 2016

Drink Diet Soda? There’s been a lot of discussion around the firehouse lately about the “dangers” of drinking soda and diet soda. The topic was started after I revealed my personal “diet soda” experiment.  Three years ago I wanted to know if diet soda was bad for you or just getting a bad rap.  My

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Tips for Healthy Snacking at the Firehouse

  February 8, 2016

Everyone (especially around the firehouse) loves a good snack. But what actually is a “good” snack. If you ask some, they will define a good snack as something that tastes great but doesn’t fill you up like a meal.  If your stomach starts rumbling and lunch is still two hours away, you’re going to need

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Nutritional Myths around the Firehouse…

  January 24, 2016

Today I wanted to post about nutrition, more importantly on some of the biggest nutritional myths floating around firehouses (and other houses).  Eat this, don’t eat that…there is so much misinformation on nutrition that it can get to be overwhelming and frustrating.  Take a look at 4 of the biggest nutritional myths, hopefully they can clarify some

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Reducing Sugar in the Firehouse…

  November 19, 2015

Ohhh sugar!  It seems to be a common staple at any firehouse, especially around the holidays- donuts on the table, cookies on the counter and ice cream in the fridge.  But because its there doesn’t mean you should constantly indulge.  It’s been pretty well documented that sugar can have a harmful effect on the your

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Firefighter Fitness and Metabolism… Part 2

  November 4, 2015

How to Make Your Body Burn More Calories. Here is the low down on weight gain/loss. Metabolic Rate is the rate at which the body burns up calories. A body that consumes 2500 calories a day, and burns 2500 calories a day will stay at the same weight. A body consuming 2500 calories daily but

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