If you choose the right foods, you can provide your body with long-term energy that can help you power through workouts and replenish energy post-workout. Try these five natural energizing power foods in your diet plan!
Just like whey protein powder, vegan protein powders can be mixed and blended to create your very own vegan smoothie recipes. Here are a few of my favorite smoothie recipes that take the dairy out. Try these 4 Vegan Protein Smoothies that will help support recovery and health!
It’s almost May, and we only have a few more months until we strip down for summer! As you know, a good diet is paramount to helping us achieve our summer slimdown goals. However, what is a “good diet?” There are tons of different trendy “diets” out there for you to follow. Most will work IF you can stick with them long enough.
Whether you are lactose intolerant, sensitive to dairy or have ditched dairy all together, don’t give up on using protein powders. Not only are protein powders a convenient source of the muscle-building macronutrient, there are plenty of new vegan options out there—most of which are made up of superfood ingredients that are full of protein and rich in phytonutrients. Consider using one of these vegan proteins in your next smoothie instead of traditional dairy or even soy powders.
I wanted to emphasis the amazing health benefits of dark chocolate and more specifically cacao. Just like other herbs and spices such as turmeric and cinnamon, the cocoa bean— aka cacao (“ka-cow”)— offers so many powerful benefits.
To reduce cortisol, you can engage in stress reducing activities like exercise and mediation. In addition to these activities, making strategic dietary changes can also help you reduce cortisol. In fact, just making some simple swaps and additions to your diet can help your cause. Here are five cortisol-reducing foods for you to add to your meal plan:
Dark chocolate is delicious, but did you know it also has many health benefits? It’s loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals and has potassium, copper, magnesium and iron.
To get started on a Carb Cycle Diet, the first step is to determine how many calories and macronutrients you should be taking in for both low and high carb days, as determined by your current weight and activity level.
Coconut oil is a wonderful healthy fat option for your meal plan, as it has countless health and fitness benefits, is considered a superfood by many nutritionists and is extremely versatile. Keep reading to learn more about this delicious and nutritious food.
Following a simple set of rules can make any diet successful— and knowing what the rules are is the first step to success. Apply these five rules to any diet that you are following to ensure a successful journey!