Eat Green this St. Patrick’s Day

Eat Green this St. Patrick’s Day

There’s a reason you were always told to eat your greens as a child. Green foods are jam-packed with vitamins, nutrients, and minerals that can do serious wonders for your health when eaten on a regular basis. Today and every day, incorporate more green into your diet...

Eat Your Colors: The Importance of Carotenoids

Written by: Jason Peters, General Manager, O2 Fitness-Chatham The Mighty Carotenoid! What is a carotenoid, you ask??  Well, to simplify the answer, it’s what gives fruits and veggies their natural, vibrant color.  These colors are super powerful...

O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Peaches

August is National Peach Month! Visit your local farmer’s market this month for fresh, locally grown peaches.  Peaches are small, but packed with essential nutrients. Peaches are low in calories (only about 35 calories in a medium peach), are fat-free and...

O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Watermelon

August 3rd was National Watermelon Day! It’s not too late to celebrate by having a slice of juicy watermelon this week.  Did you know that this fruit is over 90% water!  Watermelon is an excellent source of vitamin A (important for eye health and boosts...