Category: health

You are looking at protein all wrong!

You are looking at protein all wrong!
First of all, if you strive to have balanced nutrition you must become a utilitarian.  Food needs to be inserted into your day in a useful and practical manner.  Not every meal or snack is intended to bring you pure savory enjoyment.  If you are a Crossfitters, fighter, pro-athlete, hardcore fitness enthusiast, I assume you... Read more »

February is Heart Month, Why you should care.

The national campaign to heighten awareness about heart health is led by organizations like the American Heart Association and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).  Their mission is to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes in the United States by the year 2017.  Their initiative includes building a  preventative mindset in every... Read more »

Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

I have several customers that have started their year with a motivating fitness regiment and great eating program.  Some of them have chosen to follow the Isagenix 30-Day Cleanse.  The program helps them re-structure their diets overall and  ‘reset’ their metabolism (so-to-speak).  With only a couple weeks into their program, they are already thinking about... Read more »
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Smartphones May Cause Neck Injuries

Smartphones May Cause Neck Injuries
Text much? I do.  After reading a new study about chronic neck injuries due to excessive texting from the Surgical Technology International  (STI) magazine, the New York hip hoppers, Wu-Tang Clan have been singing, “ So what’s up man?  Cooling man…Protect Ya Neck..!” in my head.  I realize the song isn’t about chilling and texting.  ... Read more »

Oh No! I think I am a foodie, and it’s #Foodiechats fault!

Oh No! I think I am a foodie, and it’s #Foodiechats fault!
I never called myself a foodie until I started following #Foodiechats.  They are now my new favorite Twitter personality to follow. I always thought that in order to be a foodie I would have to eat unhealthy all the time so I rejected the term despite how much I cook from scratch.  So these were... Read more »

10 Tips to lose weight? Buy This, NOT That!

Sautéed Peppers ( 40 GI / 45 caloreis) ,NOT Canned Corn & Carrots (55GI & 75 calories)
If you want to lose weight you need to change the things you buy at the grocery store.  Assuming you do not eat out every day, these are 10 tips that will not only help you lose weight, but offer you a better source of energy.  Making changes to your diet has to begin with... Read more »
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Etiquette for the Vegetarian at a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner

 Etiquette for the Vegetarian at a Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner
I think we all know people who are vegetarians.   Today, many of our friends and family members have chosen various degrees of a non-animal diet for health reasons or because of a lifestyle perspective.  The benefit of more people changing to a predominantly plant-based diet is that it has heightened society’s awareness of the need for nutritional variety.  I am not a vegetarian, but I eat a lot of vegetables and I appreciate how easy it is to get brilliant vegetable dishes at restaurants everywhere.   Additionally, this increase has also forced the packaged food industry to create more vegetarian products for purchase off the shelves...

Why Whey is the Best Protein for Supplements

Why Whey is the Best Protein for Supplements
You want muscles, want to be leaner and want to recover faster after training, whey protein is simply better.  Whey protein is superior to other protein powders when it comes to post-workout muscle-building drinks.  “It’s 31 percent more effective at helping you build muscle compared to soy,” says a 2009 study conducted at McMaster University.... Read more »

The secret to a bikini body

The secret to a bikini body
The secret to a bikini body is building muscle.  I think a lot of people go for a bikini body all wrong.  Muscle is where it is at whether you are a man or a woman!  Why you ask instead of simply weight loss across the board?  The answer is simple.  Build more muscle, you... Read more »
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Chia Seeds: The Latest Superfood

Chia Seeds: The Latest Superfood
These omega-3, anti-inflammatory seeds are high in alpha lino-lenic acid and protein, and gluten free.  They help with digestion because they are high in fiber and can actually keep your blood sugar balanced.  They are an ancient Mexican seed from Chiapas. 2 times the amount of protein than most grains 3x the anti-oxidants of blueberries... Read more »