If you’re fitness fanatic, you probably are already eating this cruciferous superfood, but do you know why it’s so great? Well for one, bro rocks because it is loaded in fiber, and as you know the more fiber in your diet, the better.
Are you unknowingly making these weight-loss mistakes that could be hindering your ability to get your best results? Here are four common weight-loss myths debunked.
Eggs are considered a perfect food. They’re an excellent source of protein, providing 7 grams in a single egg and delivering all the essential amino acids needed to build and maintain a lean muscular body. They also deliver a rich source of energizing vitamin B-12, vitamin D, iron and vitamin A. They’re also versatile. Most of us reserve eggs for just breakfast, but there are a variety of ways to eat eggs that can be incorporated into any healthy meal prep. Here are six ways to consider eating an egg.
Come lunchtime, do you know what to eat to help keep your energy levels up and your metabolism fired up until your next meal? Skip the drive-through, going out for lunch or delivery and try these quick and healthy high-protein lunch ideas for weight loss.
Being on a low carb diet, although very effective, can end up down-regulating the body’s metabolic responses, especially if the diet is low in calories, too! In a previous post, I discussed the “how-to” in this post, and now I’m answering four common questions about carb cycling.
Most fitness buffs love the delightful taste of peanut butter, but when it comes to restrictive dieting, peanut butter goes on the banned food list. Mounting evidence suggests that eating nuts has more benefits when it comes to weight control than previously speculated. If you’re a nut lover and need a reason to include this delicious food group in your diet, keep reading!
It’s no secret women tend to hold on to their stress more than men, and magnesium is a key supplement that can help deal with the onset of stress symptoms. Magnesium has been shown to help calm nerves, reduce anxiety, fatigue, allow for better sleep and can even help reduce belly fat!
Vegetables are by far the best source of naturally occurring essential vitamins, minerals, fiber and phytonutrients that we need to live healthy. Although often they take a back seat to protein, without vegetables, it will be hard to get all the nutrients you need out of that steak you’re eating! Keep reading to find out five reasons you need more vegetables in your diet.
You probably already know putting on muscle can be a challenge as a woman. For one, our female hormones will have a say in the matter. We have too little of the one hormone we need to pack on muscle— testosterone. This hormone controls muscle-building pathways, increases strength so we can lift more weight and helps keep the metabolism burning high. Following a proper muscle-building diet plan is critical, including eating certain types of foods that can help stimulate lean muscle growth, maintenance and repair.
The key is keeping our metabolism maintained for the long run, and in a state where we can maintain a healthy, lean body. How can you do this? By paying attention to how much you eat, and what you eat. Use the following four tips to help construct a proper nutrition plan to maintain your metabolism.