Food of the Month: Fennel (and recipe!) | O2 Fitness Club & Gym

by O2 Fitness | Oct 01, 2014
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Recipes, Nutrition Tips

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O2 Fitness' Food of the Month for October is Fennel. Read on for a healthy and delicious Fennel salad recipe. Yum!...

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O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Pecans

by O2 Fitness | Dec 02, 2013
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Recipes, Nutrition Tips, O2 Fitness

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Pecans are rich in heart-healthy unsaturated fats, fiber and antioxidants. They contain a good amount of Vitamin E, which can help lower blood cholesterol levels. Pecans also contain potassium, which helps maintain a healthy blood pressure.  Serving size tip: ...

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O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Turkey

by O2 Fitness | Nov 25, 2013
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Recipes, Holidays, Nutrition Tips

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Turkey is low in fat, full of protein and a great low-cost option. When compared to other meats, turkey offers less calories and less fat for about the same amount of protein....

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O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Green Beans

by O2 Fitness | Nov 11, 2013
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Recipes, Nutrition Tips, O2 Fitness

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Green beans are an excellent source of vitamin C, vitamin A and vitamin K (important for bone health). This veggie is a very good source of folate, vitamin B6, magnesium, potassium and dietary fiber (all important for heart health).  Additionally, green beans provide a ...

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O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Kale

by O2 Fitness | Oct 28, 2013
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Healthy Living, Recipes, Nutrition Tips

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Kale is a dark green leafy vegetable that provides high amounts of lutein, a nutrient important for eye health (kale contains seven times the amount found in spinach). Kale is also an excellent source of Vitamins A and K and is a good source of Vitamin C and fiber....

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O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Buckwheat

by O2 Fitness | Oct 07, 2013
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Recipes, Nutrition Tips, O2 Fitness

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Buckwheat is a fruit seed, not a cereal grain as many may think, that is a suitable substitute for grains for people who are sensitive to wheat or other grains....

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O2 Fitness Club Recipes: Chocolate Drizzled Candied Apples

by O2 Fitness | Oct 03, 2013
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O2 Speak, Recipes, Nutrition Tips, O2 Fitness

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It's that time of year!  With Halloween right around the corner, grocery store aisles are now stocked with candy and other sugary temptations.  All the temptations make saying no more and more difficult.  So instead of saying no, opt for a healthier version of a ...

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O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Grapes

by O2 Fitness | Sep 29, 2013
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Recipes, Nutrition Tips, O2 Fitness

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Grapes are an excellent source of phytonutrients, which may help lower the risk of developing some diseases....

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O2 Fitness Club Recipes: Toasted Quinoa Salad with Scallops & Snow Peas

by O2 Fitness | Aug 30, 2013
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O2 Speak, Recipes, Nutrition Tips, O2 Fitness

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Written by: Denise Doty, General Manager, O2 Fitness Fuquay...

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O2 Fitness Food of the Week: Tomato

by O2 Fitness | Aug 26, 2013
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O2 Speak, Recipes, Nutrition Tips

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Is it a fruit or a vegetable?  To be precise, it’s a fruit, but we eat it like a vegetable.  Tomatoes are an excellent source of lycopene, a powerful natural antioxidant. ...

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