Welcome

Welcome to Mobius Nutrition, we’re glad you’re here! This is a place where you can find resources on nutrition and fitness as well as other videos and pictures to keep you going through your week. Enjoy!

Keep Moving Forward!

Keep Moving Forward

Always be making progress in your workouts whether it is one more set, one more rep, or one more pound.  Don’t be discouraged by slow change, everything worthwhile takes time, instead take pride in the little achievements you accomplish everyday.

Female Hormones and Weight Loss

There is a well-known fact that men and women lose weight, gain muscle, and overall have different experiences with weight loss and gaining muscle. After years of accepting this fact but not understanding why, I began researching why men and women have different outcomes in the gym. From my research, I found that the main component causing these vast differences are our hormones. Read more

Friday Funnies

Here some videos of how not to workout!

The Dirty Dozen™

Have you ever wondered if all the produce you eat should be organic?  The Environment Working Group has a list of the top 12 fruits and vegetables that contain the most pesticides.  This is an excellent place to start if you are new to organic produce or are trying to stay on budget.  You can find the list at http://www.ewg.org/foodnews/summary.php

Vitamin C

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Vitamin C, also known as L-ascorbic acid and ascorbate, is one of the more widely known nutrients.  It is vital in the production of collagen which is used to make skin, ligaments, tendons, and blood vessels.  Vitamin C is also an antioxidant which helps remove the free radicals in your body. It has been shown to shorten the length of a cold although it doesn’t prevent one. It is water soluble and will not be stored in your fat cells so all the excess is flushed away which means that you must intake vitamin C daily to keep a healthy level.  Fresh fruits and vegetables are the best sources for vitamin C. Be aware of fruit juice as it is very high in fructose(a type of sugar), instead go for the whole foods that provide high doses of vitamin C.  Some of the highest concentrations of vitamin C can be found in: Read more

Start Now!

Start Motivation

Start Now!
Every great journey has a beginning and the sooner you start the sooner you will reach your goals.  Start your healthy lifestyle today by switching just one unhealthy food item for something from the vegetable aisle and do one physical thing whether its going for a walk, doing a push-up, or hitting the gym. Start today and become a healthier, happier you.

 

What is a Calorie?

Snacks under 100 Calories! Five meals under 500 Calories! The 2000 Calorie diet. The word “Calorie” is everywhere even though most people don’t fully understand what the word actually means. A Calorie is a measure of the energy stored in food. More precisely, it is the amount of energy that is released when the complex molecular bonds in food are broken down and reformed into simpler chemicals such as water and carbon dioxide. The caloric content of food was originally measured by burning the food completely in a device called a bomb calorimeter and then measuring the energy output. Once enough experimental data was gathered, people were able to estimate the amount of calories in food based on how many grams of protein, carbohydrates, and fats were in the food being measured. The caloric values for each macronutrient are: 4 Cal/g for protein, 4 Cal/g for carbohydrates, 9 Cal/g for fat, and 7 Cal/g for alcohol.

The main issue with using calories to measure food intake is that your body does not process food the same way that a calorimeter does. Your food is processed using many different chemical reactions turning it into energy, waste, and your body’s building blocks and the calorimeter just burns the food. Read more