The Funniest Thing You’ll See All Day

The Funniest Thing You’ll See All Day

Today at the SP HQ we’re celebrating the first-ever Red Nose Day USA! Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to raising money for children and young people living in poverty by having fun and making people laugh. It was started over 30 years ago in the United Kingdom and since then, Red Nose Day […]

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Secrets of an Iron Man

Secrets of an Iron Man

This week I sat down with Edwin Ortiz – triathlete, marathoner, Iron Man about town, to talk nutrition, training strategy and chocolate-glazed Munchkins. WHAT’S YOUR STORY? Ortiz hails from York, PA and since 2009 has called Atlanta his home. For the 11 years prior to that, he served as an aviation mechanic in the U.S. […]

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In the Headlines: Is Folic Acid Poison?

In the Headlines: Is Folic Acid Poison?

It seems like every day there’s a new proclamation that a food you once thought was good, is now very bad. The latest of these is folic acid, which was recently called out by The Daily Beast. This is just one in a growing number of media reports questioning the safety of the B vitamin […]

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Two Keys To Making A Habit That Sticks

Two Keys To Making A Habit That Sticks

As a nutrition coach, one of the biggest hurdles I face with both clients and myself is compliance, especially when it comes to taking supplements. But when I started at SmartyPants this was no longer a problem. My friends, family and clients were moving through bottles like hotcakes and as I reached for my 6th […]

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Announcing the SmartyPants Prenatal Gummy Vitamin!

Announcing the SmartyPants Prenatal Gummy Vitamin!

  If you’re pregnant or planning on it, today just got a little bit better. We are excited to announce that SmartyPants has officially launched our prenatal gummy vitamin! WHY A PRENATAL? People often say pregnant women are “eating for two” because they need to nourish both themselves and their growing baby. Needless to say […]

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Warning: INCREDIBLY Cute Animals…

Warning: INCREDIBLY Cute Animals…

  In honor of the launch of our new prenatal gummy (coming very soon so get excited) we decided to profile our beloved SmartyPants office dogs, which are basically like our children… Name: Rasmus Age: 4 Breed: Mutt Fun fact: Rasmus is not only a snappy dresser, but the reason our Director of Sales, Rebecca, […]

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How to Adapt Your Workout to Pregnancy

How to Adapt Your Workout to Pregnancy

Pregnancy changes everything, especially your body. Many women want to stay active but are unsure how or even if they can continue exercising. Fears of hurting the baby are piled on top of fears of losing the pre-baby body forever. It can be pretty overwhelming and stressful, which is the last thing you want when […]

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The Truth About Fish, Mercury Toxicity and Pregnancy

The Truth About Fish, Mercury Toxicity and Pregnancy

For many women, the day they find out they’re pregnant is the day they set aside many of life’s guilty pleasures. Those naughty no-no’s that can potentially be harmful to a developing baby, like alcohol, caffeine, cigarettes and fish. Wait… Fish? Because of fears of mercury toxicity, radiation and other chemicals, many expecting moms have […]

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In the Headlines: Vitamins Cause Cancer

In the Headlines: Vitamins Cause Cancer

Two days ago the Mirror published a story with the headline: “Too many vitamins can give you CANCER, major new study warns the millions who take them” A bold claim indeed (especially when it’s written in all caps, Kanye-style). Since Monday the headline has been covered from Nigeria to Toronto, appearing on major media sites […]

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