How We Are Keeping Everyone Safe

March 25 2020
KEEPING YOU SAFE We are still here to provide our community with the nutrition supplements to hel...
The Power of Micronutrients

The Power of Micronutrients

November 8 2019

Why is it important to eat a daily cariety of fruits and veggies? Short answer: Because they give us micronutrients. According to the CDC, about 1 in 10 American adults eat an adequate amount of fruit and vegetables a day. 

And it's no surprise-- there are about 15 micronutrients that are classified as nutritionally essential. Sometimes we get so focused on hitting our macronutrient goals we forget to add daily variety to our diet. For that reason, it is important to eat a daily variety of foods - especially fruits and vegetables. Two food groups that we often forget and/or rarely vary. 

Macronutrients 101

Macros 101

October 10 2019

“Macros” is the abbreviated term for Macronutrients. They are the main nutrients that we need the most in order to survive. Despite what certain diets tell you, you do need all three; cutting out any one macronutrient puts you at risk for nutrient deficiencies and illness.

While it may be common knowledge that the three Macronutrient categories include proteins, carbs, and fats, it may be less obvious how much an individual should be consuming? Keep reading to find out!

Multi-Vitamins: Do We Really NEED Them?

Do You Really NEED a Multi-Vitamin?

September 9 2019
Multivitamins: Growing up, your parents forced you to take them, (Flintstones Chews anyone?) but we never really knew what they did besides keep us “healthy”. So, let's explore what makes up a multivitamin, who really needs them, and how  they can be useful in our daily lives.*
Understanding Gut Health

Take Action on Your Gut Health With Probiotics

August 5 2019

When you think of the word probiotic what comes to mind?

In our bodies there are both good and bad types of bacteria, most of which reside in your gut. Probiotics are those good guys that actually come with a lot of health benefits when eaten. They are microorganisms that can be found  living inside your gut from consuming fermented foods such as yogurt and kimchi or by taking a probiotic supplement. 

Supplements 101

Supplementation 101: Where To Start

July 22 2019
There's a lot of information out there about supplementation and it can get confusing-- quickly. Here at S2F our goal is to set you up for success. And part of that includes matching the right supplements to your goals and lifestyle. There are a lot of flashy and exciting supplements out there, but a healthy lifestyle all begins with a stable foundation.
What are the benefits of BCAAs?

What are the benefits of BCAAs?

July 9 2019

BCAAs: most of us have heard the term before or maybe seen our favorite YouTubers sipping on the stuff, but what really are BCCAs? And will they actually help your workout performance?