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Are you looking for the latest tips and expert advise on food and fitness?  The Food Fitness First blog is your answer.  We will provide you with the help you need for all ages and different types of dietary challenges.  We have experts in diabetes, pediatrics, sport nutrition and much more.  So check us out often.

Tips For Stopping Childhood Obesity Before It Starts

With childhood obesity on the rise, prevention is the key. Karen Baldree gives you tips on how to stop childhood obesity before…

Insight into Peanut & Nut Allergies

Peanut allergies are considered the most dangerous of allergies. With proper knowledge you can avoid food that can be harmful. …

Your Guide to Baking Egg-Free

Eggs are used in so many recipes! That makes it difficult if you are allergic to eggs. Food Fitness First provide egg-free opt…

Milk-Free cooking for people with a Milk Allergy

Are you struggling to cook for someone with a milk allergy? We have your answer to Milk-Free cooking for people with a Milk All…

Fresh Juice: Healthy or Just Hype?

Kids love juice! Juices or making your own juice by the process of juicing is very popular right now. All kinds of mixtures ar…

The Scoop on Greek Yogurt & Yogurt Shops

Greek yogurt and yogurt shops are everywhere. Yet, are they good for you? Let's see...

Jazzing Up Your Child's Brown Bag School Lunch

Concerned about your child being picked on for bringing a healthy lunch? Today we will look at ways to make your child's lunch f…

Kids with Special Needs Have Rights Too- Know Your Rights

As a new school year begins, parents of special needs children may have many concerns. We will examine ways to help relieve som…

Common Food Allergies, Common Substitutions: The How-To of Food Allergies

So your child has been diagnosed with a food allergy, what next? How do you know what food is safe? For each of the most commo…

Embarrassed By Your Child's Food Allergies?

Food allergies in children can be troublesome but when it comes to things like birthday parties and school activities, they can …

How to Make a Recipe Allergy-Free

Removing a food allergen and replacing it with a safe food may sound like a simple task. But, when the food that is being repla…

Five Tips to Improve Your HgbA1C- Look to the Food Fitness First Diabetes Spiral to Give You the Answers!

What are five foods that will improve you HgbA1C level? Let our diabetes expert tell you!

Diabetes Expo – A Great Way to Learn About Diabetes in Your Community

Looking for a source of hands-on information about diabetes? Try a diabetes expo!

Pam Thompson speaks at the 3rd Annual Georgia Student Health Center Conference

Pam Thompson, CEO of Food Fitness First was a featured speaker at the The 3rd Annual Student Health Center Conference presented …

What is Diabetes Control and is Insulin the Answer?

Is insulin the right choice for you? How do you take control of your blood sugar? Let our expert give you the answer.

Carb-Loading Basics

When training, it is extremely important to eat healthy. A very important way to do that is to eat the right ratio of carbohydr…

Best Times to Eat When Working Out

Timing is Everything. When you eat and what you eat can affect your exercise performance and the way you feel while you're exerc…

Exercise Healthy Tip: Breakfast for Champions

Breakfast is important for everyone. But, to someone who is exercising regularly, it is extremely important. Here are a few exam…

Exercise and Disease Prevention: Obesity

It seems as if everyone wants to lose weight today, and rightfully so. Obesity rates are on the rise. Obesity increases your r…

Reversing the Effects of Pre-Diabetes

Tips to stop pre-diabetes in it's tracks.

Exercises for Poor Circulation

Quick and easy exercises and health tips for people with poor leg circulation.

Thirst & Kidney Disease

Top 5 Tips to help when you are thirsty and have fluid restriction.

3 Things for Healthy Fun in the Sun

Three important tips to healthy eating during your child's summer vacation.

Secret to Great Health

Let me share a little secret with you. The secret to healthy eating is really no secret at all...

Food Safety's Top 10

Top 10 ways to keep your food safe

Educational Tidbits

Learn the facts from the fables of exercise.

Water: How to Prevent Dehydration

Great tips to stay hydrated during exercise

The Fitness and Nutrition Team

3 quick tips to team-up fitness and nutrition.

Balancing Act

Quick tips to help control your blood sugar

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Featured Recipes


Peaches and Cream Muffins

Once you have tried these muffins, you will have to have them every time you serve brunch!

Creamy Dressing

This dressing is a wonderful addition to any salad.

Baked Chicken Fingers

Kids with soy and wheat allergies can have a problem finding chicken nuggets that are safe to eat. This is the answer. We use …

Sunflower and Flax Seed Butter

Peanut allergies cause kids to miss out on a childhood treasure- the PB & J sandwich. With this recipe and our oat bread, your …

Allergy Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Every child needs a chocolate chip cookie every now and again. This allergy-free cookie gives your child with food allergies a …

Oat Bread

This hearty oat bread is the perfect substitute for wheat bread for those with or without a wheat allergy. It is delicious by i…