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: Broccoli

Broccoli is low in calories and rich in nutrients. This crunchy, green vegetable is an excellent source of vitamin C and has B-complex vitamins, vitamin A, and a phytochemical antioxidant called lutein. Some studies suggest that dietary intake of lutein may help...

O2 Fitness Recipe: Kale Chips

Written by Rachel Moody, Front Desk Manager @ O2 Fitness Falconbridge Like almost everyone I have days where my will power is stronger than others, especially now with school having started back I find myself at home sitting and studying with my pantry and...

Dietary Diversity and Children

Written By: Laura Shearer, Membership Consultant @ O2 Fitness Fuquay Varina Despite all the information we are receiving on the importance of improving our diets, what I observe in the real world are people who rely on the same foods over and over, day after day and...