Childhood Muscular Fitness and Risk for Metabolic Syndrome

Over the years there have been numerous advancements in technology with phones, tablets, computers, gaming systems, etc. With these advancements, sedentary behavior from young to old has steadily increased, convenience foods have become more appealing, our lives have...

March is National Nutrition Month! "Go Further with Food"

Since the 1970’s public interest in the field of nutrition has been growing. This interest sparked the beginning of “National Nutrition Month,” a month where nutrition and health are highlighted and celebrated in countless ways, according to themes. This year’s theme...

Join Us for a Couch-to-5K Run/Walk in January

Mark your calendar for Saturday, January 13th, 2018 at 10 am for Starkel Nutrition’s participation in the MLK Weekend 5K Run at Magnuson Park in Seattle. Committing to and training for an event like this is a great way to motivate yourself and increase your...

Tips for Endurance Exercise Fueling

Many people enjoy long-distance endurance sports or exercise. At this time of year the crisp air sets the perfect tone for relishing the outdoors. Snowflakes may be drifting through the sky as well, but rain is more likely. Running, biking and cross-country skiing can...

Visceral Fat: What is it and what does it mean for your health?

Fat may just seem like a harmless annoyance that we want to get rid of in order to look better in our clothing and swimsuits. However, it has proven to have a massive impact on our health, specifically the fat that we cannot see, called visceral fat. There is another...

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