Your body needs proper fuel in order to operate— plain and simple. Combined with resistance training, it takes both carbohydrates and protein to build muscle and thereby naturally raise your metabolism.
In the back of the produce section, hidden behind sections of beautiful bright, shiny vegetables, in an array of eye-popping Crayola-crayon colors, there’s an unassuming, misshapen dusty-looking vegetable that can catapult your training and support heart and artery health at the same time. Consider beets nature’s perfect sports and heart-friendly food wrapped up in one sweet— though unusual looking— package.
Tired of the same old chicken and broccoli? Just because you eat healthy, it doesn’t mean it needs to be boring or the same every day. There are endless combinations of meals— you just need to be creative and inspired. The perfect power bowls will combine protein, complex carbs, veggies and healthy fats. Use these easy steps to build a healthy protein power bowl to help meet your nutrition needs and fuel your muscle building and fat burning.
You have started off the new year eating well and sticking to your diet, but are you starting to get bored with your foods and looking for some fun flavor to make your foods more exciting? Most people think that eating healthy means forgoing flavor and choking down bland and boring foods, but that couldn't be further from the truth.
Not sure what you should be eating to help support your weight loss and muscle-building efforts? Try these seven nutritious foods.
The higher the intensity of your workout, the longer that you can sustain working out and the more consistent your training is day after day— and the more sculpted your physique will be. The foods that support true fat loss and performance are those that fuel your mind and body, and keep you feeling your best so that you can train hard, recover and repeat!
Confused by carbs? Not sure how much you need or when you should take them? Eating too many can cause you to gain weight, while eating too little can result in brain drain and low energy levels during a workout. Find out three truths about carbs that can help you with your diet plan.
With the holiday season just ending, overindulging at festive parties and get-togethers may have easily derailed your diet, and quickly. One treat can lead to many, while appetizers, drinks and carbohydrate-rich sides can have you eating your full amount of daily calories in one serving! If you’re ready to get back on track post-holiday, try these six detox diet tips to help you reset after a season of too many indulgences!
Eating healthy doesn’t have to be plain and boring! Spices and herbs not only add flavor to food, they can also help boost our metabolism, regulate blood sugar, help reduce inflammation and more. Here are my top five spices that you should include in your diet:
As you know, exercise, proper sleep, meditating and living a relatively stress-free life will help us to age better. Of course, nutrition also has important health and anti-aging benefits. A well-balanced nutrition plan can make your hair shine, skin glow and overall help your body function better by preventing inflammation. Here are some anti-aging foods to include in your diet: