SAN DIEGO, Calif. – June 21, 2005 – The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s nonprofit fitness advocate, has partnered with FoodFit.com to offer over 2,000 healthy, simple and delicious recipes via the ACE Web site www.acefitness.org. The exclusive recipes are provided by FoodFit Executive Chef, Bonnie Moore, as well as a network of other professional chefs and cookbook authors.
“By partnering with FoodFit.com, ACE is able to offer nutritious recipes to fitness professionals and general consumers,” said Dr. Cedric Bryant, chief exercise physiologist for ACE. “The majority of recipes incorporate many of the recommendations presented in the recently updated U.S.D.A. Dietary Guidelines. We hope this extensive database of recipes will help Americans make healthy eating an integral part of their lifestyles.”
Healthy nutrition provides fuel for the body during exercise and is an essential component of effective weight management. ACE’s recipe database includes search options for low-carb, low-fat, kid-friendly entrées, appetizers, desserts and other meal options.
The mission of FoodFit.com is to promote and enhance the health of consumers. FoodFit is recognized as a national leader in its field and the destination for up-to-date information on good food and good health.
Launched in January 2000, FoodFit is a comprehensive resource for nutrition information and healthy recipes enabling consumers to proactively pursue and maintain a healthy and active lifestyle. In November 2003 FoodFit created its premium FoodFit Plan, a healthy lifestyle weight loss plan created with doctors and nutritionists from the University of California, Davis Medical Center. FoodFit’s founder is Ellen Haas, a former Undersecretary of Agriculture for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services (1993-97) and a long-time consumer advocate for strong food and nutrition policy.
The American Council on Exercise (ACE), America’s Authority on Fitness, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the benefits of physical activity and protecting consumers against unsafe and ineffective fitness products and instruction. As the nation’s “workout watchdog,” ACE sponsors university-based exercise science research and testing that targets fitness products and trends. ACE sets standards for fitness professionals and is the world’s largest nonprofit fitness certifying organization. For more information on ACE and its programs, call (800) 825-3636 or log onto the ACE Web site at www.acefitness.org.