Thinking about going vegetarian? Vegetarian is a blanket term that caters to different types of meat consumption habits and variations. Types of vegetarians: Vegan – Do no consume any animal product Lacto vegetarian – consumes dairy products (cheese, yoghrut) only Ovo vegetarian – consumes eggs only Lacto-ovo vegetarian – consumes both dairy
10 tips for surviving the holiday events
The holidays present a time for letting loose…literally. Here are 8 tips that will help you not to overdo it especially at those parties and family get togethers. Start by eating healthy items such as salads and soups, protein before moving on to desserts. Alternate an alcoholic beverage with water or tonic water Avoid “fasting”
6 Superfoods and why you need them
Want to take your diet to the next level? If so, it’s a smart move to take a look at some of the top superfoods that you can be including. Superfoods are as the name suggests, foods that contain nearly ‘super’ powers. They are so loaded with nutrients and offer so many health benefits, they
Salt: What you need to know
By now you’ve probably heard that to be as healthy as possible, you should avoid having too much salt in your diet. And, this much is true. Salt overload is one of the leading causes of high blood pressure and could potentially set you up to experience an increased risk of heart disease and/or
What is Cancer?
One of the most life threatening conditions out there today and one that everyone without a doubt wants to avoid is cancer. While most people realize the severity of suffering from cancer, not everyone really understands why cancer occurs. What causes it? And more importantly, what can you do to prevent and/or overcome it? Let’s
Kidney Beans Recipe
Also known as Red Beans, Kidney beans are super healthy, easily accessible and quite easy to make! They are rich in protein but contain almost double the amount fibrous carbs than protein. For this reason, I recommend you have beans + lentils with vegetables instead of carbohydrates. The nutritional facts are as follows for 1/2 a
4 Tips on how to stick to clean eating
Starting up on a healthy eating plan but feeling a little uncertain about your ability to stay consistent? One of the biggest reasons that most people fail to see the weight loss results they’re going for is simply because they don’t stay consistent long enough or fall off the bandwagon at some point or another.
Beans and Vegetables – A Hearty Healthy Meal
I grew up loving and enjoying rice+ beans. Everyone knew that beans are protein, rice is a carb that was affordable and delicious meal. Lets pay a closer look to the nutrition facts of this hearty meal: 1 cup or red beans: 219 calories – 16.2 grams (56 calories) from protein, 39.7grams (162 calories) from carbs/starch
Perfect and healthy breakfast in 60 seconds!
Healthy foods are contain simple, untainted ingredients. Here is the recipe for one of my favorite breakfast shakes. INGREDIENTS: 1 scoop protein powder,1/4 cup dry raw oatmeal, 1 tablespoon natural peanut butter, 1 cup water…….BLEND…DONE! Perfect breakfast in 60 seconds!
April 2015 – Zero Carbs After 3pm
Eat Breakfast like a King…Lunch like a Prince…Dinner Like a Pauper” Truth be told, most of us eat dinner like KINGS This challenge is supposed to change that! Mko tayari?? Carbohydrates, the starchy kind also known carbs, are an important energy giving macro nutrient. Here are a few things to note about carbs: – As