• What is an empty calorie?

    What is an empty calorie?
    Recently, we had a potential customer on Facebook question the cost of our meals based on the amount of calories. Is this a worthy consideration? Let's discuss. What is an empty calorie?  Wait a minute … there are empty calories?  Aren’t all calories equal?  A calorie is a calorie, right?   Wrong.  The caloric measurement of food only tells us about the heat that a...
  • Saturated Fats Are Not Your Enemy

    Saturated Fats Are Not Your Enemy
    On Facebook recently, a potential customer made some comments about how Elements meals are "Unhealthy and full of saturated fats." I am grateful for her comments, because it demonstrates that institutional lies about fats and nutrition die hard. Her comments demonstrate that misunderstanding the importance of fats is still a thing and a topic worthy of discussion. Saturated fats … healthy or dangerous?  Saturated fats...
  • The Elements Story: Stan's White Hot Pain Leads to Discovery

    The idea for these meals emerged in 2015 when I was training to crush the world record in the Men’s 50+ mile run. That was an extremely difficult year for me. Divorce, single fatherhood, business travel … All heavy, responsibilities that were wearing me down. One of the ways I dealt with the adversity was by giving my Athlete full rein. My training was...
  • The Truth About Calories

    How much do YOU rely on calorie counting as you seek to live a healthy lifestyle? It's time you understood the limitations of doing so. So, buckle up.
  • New Meals Focus on “Inherent Fat" Meals

    Time to bring you closer in on this new Elements Meal … since we are producing this week and shipping early next week! (We had last minute and unforeseeable USDA hoops to jump through … they’re such a delight to work with … uh, right).
  • Announcing a Whole30 Partnership

    NEWS FLASH -- World-class partnership. On July 25, Whole30 and Elements announced a new partnership.
  • Steven I Inspired Me

    Steven I: Here’s the rest of the story. Steven, from Washington state, sent me the following after he read my last 2-Minute Tuesday email
  • Brianna Proctor Is Inspiring Me

    Brianna Proctor. Bri, as she is called by her friends, is a Wildland Firefighter and has been for 13 seasons. I had the opportunity to catch up with her last week and learn a little about her remarkable life.
  • Elements is "The Official Meal Pack of Spartan Agoge"!

    This is literally a world-class designation and we’re beyond proud of this remarkable team achievement for so many reasons. First, Spartan is a global company and a global community, with 275 events in 40 countries and over 1.2 million racers in 2018.
  • What is Glycemic Load?

    Elements Meals Glycemic Load (GL) Completed. I promised to deliver the GL for each Elements Meal this week. Well, we have them for you. But first, a few words. If you read nutrition science and health research, you know that GL can be an exceptional help to regulating your blood sugar—thereby preventing many debilitating health issues, including cancer, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular disease, chronic low...
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