What is Paleo?
The Paleo diet is focused on stabilizing blood sugar levels, increasing and maintaining gut health and eating all natural, preservative and sugar free quality foods.Read more
When it comes to losing weight and shedding unnecessary fat, making changes in your nutrition is the number one recommended approach to successfully trimming down. It can be difficult to start but we’ve put together a guideline which includes simple meals, a grocery list and a weekly approach to using nutrition to your advantage.
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One of the biggest concerns for vegetarian athletes has to do with protein. More specifically, how to get enough of it.
Under normal circumstances, athletes can get plenty of protein from sources like meat and poultry. But what if a person doesn’t want to eat these foods? Are they doomed to play catch-up on their protein intake forever, and would building muscle be an issue?
Have you ever found yourself confused as to how you should improve your nutrition? Maybe you’ve been eating healthily for a while, but don’t have a good idea of how you can use that information to your advantage?Read more
Between a jam-packed calendar and endless obligations around home, making time for thoughtful grocery shopping and healthy cooking can be difficult.
Yet, plenty of busy individuals out there manage to keep it all balanced? How is that possible?
Two words: Planning ahead.
In this post, we’ll go over one fantastic way to plan out the week ahead and make the entire shopping process, cooking, and preparing meals as seamless as possible.
Let’s dive in…Read more
You’ve probably heard about the importance of eating whole foods. This is undoubtedly one of the most discussed topics in the fitness and health sphere.
But, what makes whole foods so healthy and beneficial for us? More importantly, what would happen if we don’t get enough of these foods?
In this post, we’ll go over the most important things you need to know about this subject. Let’s dive in.Read more
With the holiday season in sight, excitement fills the air as we get to take a break from our daily obligations, spend some time with loved ones, and, of course, enjoy some delicious food.
But there is a problem:
We also feel anxious. After all, we’ve spent the last months training diligently and eating well, and the season of indulgence threatens our progress.Read more
Avocados are one of the healthiest and most versatile foods on the planet. So much so that many folks refer to avocado as ‘the magical fruit.’
If you’re interested in elevating your health and fitness, and adding tons of nutrients and healthy fats to your diet, then avocados should be your go-to food.
Today, we’ll go over everything you need to know about the magical fruit.
Avocado Nutrition 101
1. Whisk together olive oil, garlic, cumin, and chili powder (with salt & pepper to taste) in a small bowl.
2. Place romaine lettuce to large mixing bowl.
3. Add mango, red bell pepper, black beans, corn, green onions, drizzle dressing over mixture and toss to coat.