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Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

Health Benefits Of Dark Chocolate

Yes, food and snacks that taste good can also be good for you! Nothing proves this more than identifying the health benefits of dark chocolate. While apples and fresh fruit is sweet and delicious, sometimes you want something a little special. You don’t have to settle for less if you have some dark chocolate available. […]


Can Probiotics Help You Lose Weight?

Can Probiotics Help You Lose Weight?

One of the newest miracle supplements being touted for health benefits are probiotics. While they do provide benefits for health, such as aid in stopping diarrhea, balancing friendly bacteria, aiding in mental health, improved heart health, boosting immunity and even aiding with allergies. There’s a dispute, however, whether probiotics will help you lose weight. While […]


How Low Carb Diets Can Boost Brain Health

How Low Carb Diets Can Boost Brain Health

At Iron Fit in San Antonio, Texas, we not only focus on getting healthier. The health of the body affects all parts of life. It even affects brain health. There are many ways low carb diets can boost brain health. Low carbohydrate diets have been used for thousands of years to prevent epileptic seizures. In […]


Bone Broth And Why You Should Make It

Bone Broth And Why You Should Make It

The most frugal cooks often create bone broth from leftovers, just as those that create epicurean delights. Bone broth is made with leftover bones and connective tissue that are baked then simmered for hours. The stock is rich in nutrients and used for sauces, soup and even a healthy drink. Bones that are normally discarded, […]


Foods High In Vitamin D

Foods High In Vitamin D

Your body is an amazing machine. It fuels itself in a number of ways. It draws in oxygen and eliminates carbon dioxide, changes food to fuel and changes sunlight to nutrients it needs. That’s right, the sun’s ultraviolet rays changes cholesterol into vitamin D. However, too much exposure to the sun can cause skin cancer, […]


Is Sugar Really That Bad For You?

Is Sugar Really That Bad For You?

We focus on exercise at Iron Fit in San Antonio, Texas, but also realize that what you eat makes a huge difference in your health, your weight loss and your overall fitness. That’s one reason I like to take time to provide nutritional information that you can use to improve weight loss and get into […]


Is Ginger Good For Diabetes??

Is Ginger Good For Diabetes??

What you eat and how much you exercise, sleep or live a basically healthy lifestyle, has a big effect on your health if you’re diabetic. It’s true for both type 1 and type 2 diabetics. However, that’s where much of the health information ends. Those with type 1 diabetes fail to produce insulin, while people […]


Should You Workout Twice A Day?

Should You Workout Twice A Day?

Most people barely find time to do a daily exercise routine, let alone workout twice a day. However, there are those who seem to be overachievers and reasons to increase your workout. For most people, it’s not necessary, unless you break your exercise sessions up to smaller amounts of time. For instance, instead of a […]


Are Protein Supplements Worth It?

Are Protein Supplements Worth It?

At Iron Fit in San Antonio, Texas, we work on getting you fit, losing weight and building muscles. People often think immediately of taking protein supplements when they want to build muscle tissue, but is that always the right thing to do? If you go to the grocery, you’ll find stacks of protein supplements on […]


Which Kettlebells Are The Best For You?

Which Kettlebells Are The Best For You?

Kettlebells have taken the fitness industry by storm. They’ve been around for a long time, but in the past ten years, have become some of the most important tools for building muscle and losing weight. Why are they good? It’s all about their center of gravity. It’s about six to eight inches beyond your hand. […]