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 »
What is your favorite part of stuffing? It is the flavor, the texture or the crunch? Perhaps it is all three of these characteristics. Most stuffings are fattening because of the butter, the bread and the meat. Now I would never suggest to get rid of all these things. But you can swap out or lessen the amount of these ingredients...
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 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 »
This brillantly colorful cactus fruit is trendy in the culinary world. But as famous Chefs like Rick Bayless, Owner of Frontera Grill and Roxanne Klein and Charlie Trotters, Owner of Charlie Trotters utlize it in savory recipes, this little Mexican fruit will find its way into your kitchen soon. Nopal is actually the Spanish word for... Read more »
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 »
My Favorite Supplements are listed below. You can click on them to see where to purchase them at fairly reasonable places. Although I buy them wholesale because of my gym (POW! in the West Loop), I wanted to make sure you could find them at other online retail locations. #1 Pick Isagenix Cleanse for Life... Read more »
I am not the biggest fan of bacon, but my brothers and husband really love it. I will admit I have tried the candied bacon at Honky Tonk
(served on a beer no less) and Vosage Mo’s Milk Chocolate Bacon Bar
. It tastes good, I’m just not one of those people that thinks ‘bacon makes everything taste better.’ I am certainly not trying to ruin anyone’s personal love affair with bacon, but I have decided to respond to my husband’s repetitive inquiry, ‘com’on, bacon isn’t that bad for you?’ So I guess in some ways this is a letter to my husband...
I recently read a history of how it came to be known that 5 servings of fruits and vegetables are required for optimum health. Where exactly did the number 5 actually come from? A woman named Linia Patel, a Sports Nutritionist also pondered this – she recently investigated this claim. What she determined is that 5... Read more »
I have always wondered why some eggs are brown verse white. It turns out that brown eggs are more expensive because they come from a different type of hen than the ones that lay white eggs. There are different breeds of hen. Those that lay the brown eggs are larger and therefore require more food. ... Read more »