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5 On-The-Go Snacks That Have More Protein Than A Hard Boiled Egg

The glorious egg is a food many people associate with protein… at the least the egg whites. A whole egg, with the whites and the yolk, has 6 grams of protein. Not bad for a little snack. But eggs are not the only protein rich food in town and I want to show you 5 portable snacks [...]

By |2019-03-28T17:54:04-08:00March 16th, 2017|Nutrition|1 Comment

My Top 5 Low-Calorie, Low Sodium Condiments To Boost Flavor To Food

When it comes to eating healthy, taste often gets a bad rap. These are some of my favorite low-calorie and low-sodium flavor boosters to help keep your tastebuds happy and your waistline lean. I use them almost every day to sauté with or stir fry, put on raw veggies, add to salad dressings and more. The [...]

By |2019-03-28T17:54:06-08:00February 22nd, 2017|Nutrition|0 Comments

Superfood Snacks On-The-Go

Superfoods On-The-Go Food… I’ve had a love-hate relationship with food ever since I was a kid. I was allergic to wheat and not allowed sugar as a hyperactive kid. That didn’t leave me with too many options because wheat and sugar were in almost every food product when I grew up. I’ve had to test [...]

By |2019-03-28T17:54:06-08:00February 15th, 2017|Nutrition|1 Comment

3 Reasons You Need Protein After Your Workout

Fueling up after your last rep is arguably the most important part of your day. Here’s why. I wasn’t always into working out. As a kid, I was actually very heavy. But the more I learned about it, the more fascinated I became with the process. That is, until one day when it finally kicked [...]

By |2019-03-28T17:54:07-08:00September 25th, 2016|Nutrition|2 Comments

5 Healthy Snacks You Are Having Too Much Of

Healthy dieting doesn’t just mean healthy choices. It means having those healthy choices in healthy serving sizes. In the last few years, healthy snacking has finally ascended to its rightful place in the better body vernacular. Now, people realize that reaching for the right snacks during the day can suppress cravings, help stabilize blood sugar [...]

By |2019-03-28T17:54:07-08:00March 18th, 2016|Nutrition|5 Comments

Eating Healthy At All Costs

Healthy Food at All Costs It’s time to put up or shut up. But that doesn’t mean you have to go for broke eating healthy. The myth that eating health is too costly is just that: a myth. Here’s the truth behind the lies about healthy eating and what it will cost you. When it comes to eating healthy… decision is [...]

By |2019-03-28T17:54:08-08:00January 28th, 2014|Nutrition|4 Comments

Fat or Fiction

These days braving your local coffee shop means answering a barrage of questions. Would you like 2%, whole milk or half and half? Yes. Whipped soymilk? Sure. One pump or two? Pump me. Eventually you may even escape with something trendy called a “skinny carmelcachino”—a cousin to coffee topped with foam and elegantly drizzled sauce.

Know Thy Enemy

Fat is indeed functional! It stores energy, transports essential vitamins, protects our organs and regulates those pesky hormones. It is necessary for milk production in nursing mothers and normal body development in children. Overconsumption of fat can also raise cholesterol levels, creating the fatty deposits in your blood vessels that are the precursor to heart attacks and death. Fat can be all nice one second, and a complete a**hole the next.

By |2019-03-28T17:54:11-08:00February 15th, 2013|Nutrition|0 Comments