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5 Reasons You Need More Fiber in Your Diet

When it comes to staying regular and reducing bloat (and no one wants to be bloated, especially around summertime!), getting enough fiber in the diet is key. Not only does fiber help keep your gut healthy an...

Why This Fitness Instructor Wants You to Take a Rest Day

For some of us, carving time to rest and recover after an intense workout can feel counterproductive. Somewhere along the way we have adopted this idea that doing more yields better results. While I commend ...

How to Exercise Like an Austinite

It's a known fact that Austin has a pretty relaxed culture, but relaxed in this case does not mean sedentary. It's one of those places where you see people being active everywhere. And somehow they just happ...

15 Inspiring Women to Follow

We think you should meet these women.Over the course of several months, we featured them on FitJoy's #WomenWhoJoy Instagram series, asking them to share the things that bring them joy. This is a badass bunch...

This vs. That: "Health" foods that are as high on the glycemic index as desserts

Sure, you might know that a donut or a slice or two of deep-dish pizza might not be the healthiest food to put in your mouth—and is bound to be pretty high on the glycemic index in terms of elevating your bl...

Grain-Free Challenge with Jackie McEwan

The following are excerpts from McEwan's original blog post, which you can read in full here to get her recipes and more! Follow McEwan at @glutenfree.followmeI'm taking my gluten-free diet a step further......

7 Surprising Foods That Contain Grains

When it comes to feeling energized and having that pep in your step each day, what you put on your plate really matters. Food can be fuel, where it nourishes your body and helps it perform at its best, or it...

Our entire office went grain-free for a month. Here's what happened.

Because we work at a nutrition startup, we're always curious to try different diets and food trends to see what actually works. At any given time, some of us are trying paleo, intermittent fasting, Whole30, ...

Grain-free vs. gluten-free: What's the difference?

Since day one, FitJoy has always been gluten-free. But now we’ve gone a step further, becoming completely grain-free as a company. This means we've tweaked our existing bars to be grainless and are creating ...