July 21, 2017
Although protein bars are able to fuel your energy levels before and after workouts immediately, buying them from a store doesn't come cheap. Also, some of the available store-bought protein bars happen to contain artificial ingredients and harmful sugars that tend to do your body more harm than good. There's no need for you to consume protein bars that aren't benefiting your body. So, what is one to do if they want to save money as well as not consume protein bars that aren't good for them? Fortunately, homemade protein bar recipes exist. The best part is that these...
March 21, 2015
Some health experts believe that a high protein diet is the best when it comes to health and wellness. However, before deciding to commit to any type of eating program, it is always best to know exactly what to expect. To help with that, here are some pros and cons of eating a primarily protein menu. Pros One of the most noticeable pros when it comes to high protein diets is that you will likely drop a few pounds when you first make the switch. This is largely due to a loss of water (not fat) from no longer...
August 14, 2014
If you have researched healthy eating at all, it is likely that you’ve come across MSG a time or two. It may make you wonder what exactly it is and why it is so important that you avoid it. Let’s answer those two questions right here. What is MSG? MSG is short for monosodium glutamate and it is a salt-based additive that is put in food to make it taste better. Some foods that typically have MSG in them are Chinese food, canned veggies and soups, and a variety of different meats that are processed. Because MSG has a...
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April 22, 2013
Vitamin K is essential for quite a few of your bodily functions. It helps your blood clot so you don’t bleed too much and reduces your risk of some major diseases like Alzheimer’s, osteoporosis, heart disease and cancer. So, how do you get this body positive mineral in your diet? By eating the following foods: Dark leafy greens. Kale has the highest amount of vitamin K, providing almost 700% of your recommended dosage in just one cup, but close seconds are dandelion greens, spinach, mustard greens and radicchio. Herbs and seasonings. If you like to add basil, sage or thyme...