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.
The latest breakfast craze that is quickly replacing smoothies or even the fitness favorite overnight oats is the smoothie bowl— another great, high-protein and gluten-free breakfast meal to start your day. Smoothie bowls can be made with a variety of ingredients to make an assortment of flavors and tastes to suit your mood. Use these easy steps and try the recipes below to make your own smoothie bowl creations.
These days, meal prep companies are popping up everywhere, providing you with convenient options for building a personalized diet plan complete with your choice of macronutrients. We sure have come a long way since the inception of frozen-ready meals! But despite the convenience, you may still choose to go it alone. Wondering how to structure a meal prep plan that is right for you? Follow these easy steps.