NUTRITION

Guided Supermarket Tours

Know what to buy…and what to leave on the shelf. What we eat makes a difference in the way our bodies look and feel. Success starts at the supermarket, where our healthy choices translate to better overall health and fitness. Our metabolism and nutrition depend on our buying decisions. After A personal consultation Dr. Fitness will refer a nutrition professional to provide this special service. Go on an aisle-by-aisle guided tour of a favorite food market place. Based on a food plan an advisor will help understand what to buy and what not to buy, and explain the reasons behind their advice. Whether the goal is to lose a few pounds or gain a few the nutrition professional chosen will provide a wealth of information and very specific recommendations to allow for wise decisions about the food purchased.

Nutritional Counseling

Eat smart. Drink smart and Live well. The foods that help you perform your best are the foods that are metabolically correct for you. Because you are a unique individual, your “performance foods” may be different from foods that are best for someone else. Dr. Fitness works with expert dietitians, nutritionist, and food engineers. The personal consultation will determine which nutrition professional will best support you. Your customized meal plan takes activity level, lifestyle and metabolic rate into consideration. Nutrition counseling will show you easy ways to incorporate these foods into your life.

Discover, how to recognize the important messages your body sends you all day long. For example, your tiredness and lack of energy may be directly related to caffeine and/or lack of carbohydrates you are consuming. Cramping and muscle tightness may be directly related to your dietary levels of magnesium and/or potassium. Proper nutrition helps you respond in ways that give you a healthier, more vibrant life!

Sample Meal PlaN

Here is a sample customized Nutrition Program, created for one of Max’s students. Your Nutrition Program will be different. It will be based on your Health and Fitness Evaluation, your Body Composition, and your lifestyle.

PROTEIN

3 egg whites
3 oz. chicken breast
3 oz. turkey breast
4 oz. white fish
4 oz. seafood
4 oz. tuna fish
4 oz. lean meat
4 oz. cottage cheese
Whey protein drinks

CARBOHYDRATE

1 cup steamed vegetables
1 cup raw vegetables
1 cup Goya mixed beans
1 cup oatmeal
1 sweet potato
1 baked potato
1/2 cup wild rice
1/2 cup brown rice

ESSENTIAL FAT

1/4 tsp. virgin olive oil
1/4 tsp. flax seed oil
1/2 egg yolk
1/4 avocado
5 black olives
4 raw almonds
4 raw cashews
4 raw walnuts

Special Instructions
  • Combine one protein, carbohydrate and essential fat source to make a meal.
  • Eat five to six meals a day.
  • Eat only one piece of fruit a day for the first two weeks after starting this program. A banana, grapefruit or pineapple is your best fruit
Carbohydrate Choice
  • Eat 1 cup of lettuce immediately after or with most meals.
  • Drink two 8- to 10-ounce glasses of water 20 minutes after each meal.
  • Combine two half quantities of the protein sources listed below to accelerate your fat loss and optimize your sport performance nutrition
Program

Your physician and pharmacist must be notified before you change your current nutrition program.

Water

Your body is 2/3’s water. Water is an essential nutrient that is involved in every function of your body… Kidneys 82%, Blood 83%, muscles, 75%, brain 74%, liver 69% bones 22%

Do you feel thirsty a lot? What do you grab to drink when you’re thirsty?

How many glasses of liquids do you drink a day?

Do you know how safe your water is? How many glasses of water do you drink?

Do you drink soda?

Do you drink sweetened drinks?

Do you drink alcohol?

Scientist from the World Health Organization and national Cancer Institute estimate that between 60 and 80 percent of all cancer is caused by chemicals in the air we breathe, the food we eat and the water we drink. Cancer will afflict one out of every four people.

What kind of water do you drink?

How do you choose the best water?