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Can Gluten Affect Your Diet?

Can Gluten Affect Your Diet?

You see it everywhere, gluten-free foods advertised with banners on bags and boxes. If gluten is a problem for you, you probably welcome that help when you’re shopping. Gluten is a protein. It’s found in wheat that can have several other names, such as bulgar, graham flour, kamut, spelt, durum flour, semiola and farina. It’s […]


What Is Alkaline Water?

What Is Alkaline Water?

Have you watched a video or read an article about all the health benefits of alkaline water, including the potential to slow aging? The term alkaline refers to the amount of alkalinity or acid in the water. In other words, the water’s pH levels. If something has a low pH number, such as zero or […]


Are You Still Wasting Money On Diet Pills

Are You Still Wasting Money On Diet Pills

Your smartphone really is smart. If you’ve ever notice a rush of ads about diet pills after you’ve searched for information about weight loss or worse yet, after you’ve discussed losing weight while your phone was in the room. Obesity is a problem that’s increasing year after year and so are the number of weight […]


How To Get Rid Of Batwing Arms

How To Get Rid Of Batwing Arms

If you find yourself avoiding short sleeve or sleeveless tops, it might be because your muscles are weak. Weak muscles can lead to the floppy skin that dangles under the upper arm when you raise it. It’s often referred to as batwings and can flutter in the wind if you raise your arms. While you […]


Burn Stubborn Fat

Burn Stubborn Fat

It doesn’t matter what your fitness goal, Sci-Fit Nutrition in Columbia, South Carolina, can help you achieve it. Some people want help building muscles, while others want to detox or burn stubborn fat. What you eat and the types of exercises you do makes a big difference in your results and how quickly your reach […]


How To Wean Off Of Sugar

How To Wean Off Of Sugar

Food addiction does exist and one of the driving forces are foods with sugar. Unfortunately, almost every processed food has some type of sugar in it. Sugar makes it harder to eat healthier, since it’s extremely addictive. In fact, it stimulates the neuroreceptors in the brain that opioids do, releasing the body’s natural drugs, like […]


Ever Use A Foam Roller?

Ever Use A Foam Roller?

At Sci-Fit Nutrition in Columbia, South Carolina, we try to keep you abreast of everything that has to do with fitness. One of the latest introductions to the world of fitness is the foam roller. Foam rollers are used to self-massage and can benefit your fitness. Normally they’re long and cylindrical, but can have varying […]


How To Breathe While Running

How To Breathe While Running

One important facet of learning any type of exercise is the proper breathing technique. However, most people don’t focus on how to breathe while running, since it’s something they’ve been doing since they first learned to run as a toddler. Learning the right way to breathe can make a huge difference in how comfortable you […]


Is Intermittent Fasting Right For You?

Is Intermittent Fasting Right For You?

There is a lot of confusion about intermittent fasting, which is one of the fastest growing trends. One reason is there are several types of intermittent fasting. All of these are patterns you establish where you eat little or nothing for a period, followed by normal eating and back to fasting. If you’re like most […]


Are All Grains Bad For You?

Are All Grains Bad For You?

There’s a lot of discussion about grains in your diet and whether they’re actually healthy to include or bad for you. There’s good reason. Not all grains are alike. If you’re talking about refined grains, there is no doubt that they aren’t healthy. Many grains have three parts, the bran, endosperm and germ. When the […]