You are probably already aware that caffeine is a stimulant that can give you an energizing boost, but there’s actually a lot more reasons to keep using this supplement or drinking America’s favorite beverage! Here are 10 reasons to consider.
Eating the right food combinations—high protein, lower sugar and healthy fats—will help ensure your body can build muscle, recover faster and keep your metabolism accelerated. Try these five food combinations for the ultimate metabolic kick-start!
When it comes to building muscle, women don’t always have it as easy as men—mainly because we don’t have as much testosterone (the key hormone involved in muscle building). However, the good news is that women have the same propensity for protein synthesis as men, which means if we provide the body the right nutrients, it will increase lean mass!
There’s only one way to look younger as we get older— and that’s by taking care of ourselves. Take a closer look at people who never seem to age. They exercise, stay active, eat a healthy diet and stay out of the sun. Here in Part 2 of the FitRx "Turn Back the Time" series, we share some live-longer nutrition tips and the 15 best foods to help you feel younger.
For years I have been told to use coconut oil as a healthy alternative to olive oil or canola oil, but I was never quite convinced. The reason why I dispelled my own feelings on coconut oil?
Do you feel like you are ALWAYS hungry and aren’t sure why? Hunger can be the result of a number of things, from your diet to your hormones to the amount of sleep you get. Here are 7 reasons you may not be aware of and what you can do to help quiet your hunger and lose weight!
Fall has finally hit, which means we are in search of more nurturing and comforting things to eat. We are start to cook a little more, start to introduce those delicious fall flavors, roast things and really embrace alllllll the delicious things more than ever. So what better time to ditch the beige food and embrace all the colorful things and give your metabolism a boost along the way. This dish can be a side for any lean protein shared for two or an entire meal for all those plant based foodies out there. Studies have shown that eating "rainbows" or colorful foods is amazing for your metabolism, so don't be shy, get experimental if you like, the more color the better with this one.
Hey, ladies! Hope you've all been having an amazing, productive week so far! Today, I wanted to discuss how to grocery shop for your goals. A lot of you ladies ask me about all these confusing labels on packaging like, “all natural,” “whole grain,” “low fat” and “organic.” Below I wrote some simple tips for you to follow when grocery shopping to make sure you stay on track with your goals!
Sleep is paramount when it comes to muscle recovery. This is when the body repairs itself, by releasing specific hormones to help in the recovery process. However, eating certain foods before bed can disrupt your hormone balance and as a result disrupt your ability to sleep! Here are six foods to avoid if you want some good shut eye, along with a few tips on what to eat instead.
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