Blogs about Whole Foods Diet

100 ingredients in a Twinkie...not true...but useful

30 ingredients in a grilled chicken breast from McDonald's. Doritos just celebrated their 1 millionth ingredient! Are these sound bites entirely true? No, but they are worth thinking about. Even as a trainer, I am sometimes tempted by America's #1 french fry, being cool, and living on a ranch (cool ranch). And a 100-calorie snack pack of the standard nacho cheese flavor probably isn't the end of the world as far as my health goals are concerned. 

When Kindness Does Not Work

One of my toughest clients walks into my gym early in the morning; we’ll call her “Da Boss Lady.”  She was not the toughest to train, but just plain gritty in nature.  She’s the type of person that says precisely what’s on her mind with no lubricant.  When she gets on the treadmill to begin her warm up, I jokingly start to grill her on her eating for the prior week. 

6 Tips to Minimize Those Holiday Calories

 

Eat Beans, Lose Weight: 5 Convincing Ways Beans Blast Fat and Curb Cravings

Legumes or beans- and ‘pulses’ as referred in many other countries—are considered superfoods yet underrated. Learn how to consume a lot of beans to lose weight and boost body health. 

Some Important Characteristics and Benefits of Overnight Oats

 Choosing the healthy breakfast is one of the most important things we should do to cover all activities and improve brain function at our whole day. Having the oatmeal on daily breakfast is the best choices that you may take. The oats are called as the cereal grain or seed of the grass plant family.Oats Characteristics:

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16-17 Weeks Pregnant Tomorrow Crystal

7 tips to prepare for the holidays

The holidays are quickly approaching. Are you ready?1) plan all your meals 2) eat out no more than 2 times per week 3) get lots of sleep 4) exercise daily 5) plan for all of your cheat meals 6) relieve your stress daily with meditation, yoga, exercise, massage, accupuncture 7) Stick to your grocery list and buy only what you need; avoid overeating. 8) eat healthy 90% of the time. 9) make a decision to maintain a healthy weight and do it! 10) spend MOST of your time with freinds and family that will not sabotage you by over-eating, exposure to bad or unhealthy food or habits.

The Pyramid People Keep Falling For

The first food pyramid was introduced in the 1970's, and it is supported by the USDA. The food pyramid calls for a diet high in carbohydrates, such as grains, cereals, rice, etc., and a diet low in fats. With that said, why are obesity rates and diseases such as cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer's on the rise? Society is constantly told to exercise and follow proper nutrition guidelines.

More Christmas Trees Equal More Presents!

I have a short story to tell...and then I will make an analogy (a successful one, I hope!): 

What is a balanced diet?

Marconutrients:At each meal/snack if you consume a good balance of proteins, fats, and carbs, you will experience sustained energy. Some call this the metabolic test.Micronutrients:Getting the correct balance of vitamins and minerals into the body at the cellular level is much harder to do. If there is one thing I learned from my degree in nutrition it was the complexity of interactions of vitamins and minerals and the mirad of outcomes from such. What do you do?