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Pros And Cons Of Health Supplements

Pros And Cons Of Health Supplements

Do you pop a daily vitamin or two without thinking, hoping it can provide the nutrients you need, while ignoring your overall diet? That’s supplement abuse. While there are pros and cons of health supplements, eating a well-balanced diet should always be your first “go-to” when it comes to your nutritional needs. Whole foods contain […]


Is Diet Soda Good For You?

Is Diet Soda Good For You?

Recently a study came out in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society that showed diet soda may not be the diet benefit people often believe and may not be good for your health. The study used the information gathered in the San Antonio Longitudinal Study on Aging, which had a total of 749 subjects […]


Is Diet As Important As Fitness?

Is Diet As Important As Fitness?

Trying to decide which is more important, diet or fitness, is like trying to decide whether hydrating or breathing is more important. Yes, in the second case, you can last longer without fluid than you can with air, but ultimately, going without either for an extended period will cause death. It’s just a matter of […]


Is Whey Protein Good For You?

Is Whey Protein Good For You?

At Sci-Fit Nutrition in Columbia, South Carolina, we address the questions that you want answered and provide the latest scientific knowledge on the subject. We frequently get questions on the best type of protein supplement. Everyone is different with different needs, so instead, we’ll address the benefits of the protein. If you’re vegan or vegetarian, […]


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 […]