February 1, 2019

Overindulging during the Holidays has resulted in yet another New Year’s resolution that will be abandoned! Now is the time to break out of that same old routine! And if you’re going to break out of a routine, why not break out in a big way?

Instead of setting unrealist...

December 18, 2018

At Summit, we know you're preparing for that New Years resolution!  Eating right, along with exercising, is essential to shed off those Holiday pounds.  Although, do you know the anything about the food you are eating?  You can always read the nutrition content on the...

November 7, 2018

Is it possible to work out three to five hours a day, seven days a week, eat a relatively low‐fat diet, and still gain weight? Yes! This is the training way of Sumo wrestlers, and a way of life which allows them to pack on the pounds. The world’s biggest people are exp...

October 11, 2018

Set the Right Goals 

Setting the right goals is an important first step. Most people trying to lose weight focus just on weight loss. However, you’ll be more successful if you focus on dietary and exercise changes that lead to long-term weight change. Successful weight...

September 14, 2018

Of the top 10 sources of protein in the American diet, only two sources—yeast breads and pasta—are plant‐based. Lentils, a dense source of plant protein, don’t even make the list. Yet look at the comparison between the nutritional profile of lentils and the profile of...

August 20, 2018

We had an INCREDIBLE turn out for the Summit Health & Fitness Ribbon Cutting event! 

Thank you to everyone that participated!   We hope to see you again at Summit Health and Fitness.

August 16, 2018

Thinking about buying a dietary supplement? Before you do, ask yourself, “Why do I need this supplement?” and “Is it suitable for me?” Think about your typical diet and what it may be lacking. Remember, the word supplement means just that—a product meant to supplement...

July 31, 2018

  The prevalence of obesity continues to be of great concern to both adults and children in the United States. A notable increase in obesity can be observed over the past 20 years. In 2007 only one state (Colorado) had a prevalence of obesity less than 20 percent. Thir...

June 1, 2018

 Selecting and Preparing Foods to Maximize Vitamin Content 

A food’s vitamin content depends first on the original amount in the plant or animal while it is alive and growing. Although grazing materials and feed may have a minor impact on vitamin content, animal pr...

May 9, 2018

 The Atkins diet made headlines in November 2002 when researchers from Duke University presented results of a study comparing the Atkins diet to the American Heart Association’s (AHA) low‐fat diet at the AHA’s annual scientific meeting. Headlines of “Atkins diet meets...

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