A Theory About the Frequency of Protein Consumption
The well-established protocol – The majority of like-minded bodybuilders like you and me usually follow the 2-3 hour rule when it comes to the 4-5 meals we must consume every day. Whether we are on a fat loss or bulking diet, we must always consume complex meals every time (Protein, Carbs and Fats). A larger portion of proteins for each meal is always necessary, no matter what our aspirations are. When it comes to carbs and fats, we may have to change things up a little according to our short-term goals. We do this 4-5 times a day with a few protein shakes here and there; and that is usually it. With this practice only, we have put ourselves on the road to more muscle mass or less body fat, depending on our overall goals.Smoothies: Are You Friend or Foe?
I feel like I’ve been recommending smoothies a lot recently, and the interesting thing is that I tend to get one of two responses when the word “smoothie” is brought up in discussion. I either get enthusiastic approval or a general look of disgust. There is no in-between.Calorie Counting While Disregarding Ingredients
Not all calories are created equal. If you count calories, you may overlook food quality and ingredients as a result. Learn what is in the foods that you eat.Labeling Loopholes: Do You Know They Help Sneak Sugar Into Your Food?
Product developers are paid to know how consumers shop, how we view food, what we know, and what we ignore. This article looks at a few of the tricks used on labels to confuse the consumer.Metabolic Syndrome to Physical Wellness – Strive for Progress Not Perfection!
Probably more than any other area of wellness, the demand for finding physical wellness has experienced a total makeover. Fad diets have always been around, but today people want more than a diet that doesn’t last. They want a permanent solution for physical wellness. Why this change? Pre-diabetes and Metabolic Syndrome now affect three times as many people today as compared to 20 years ago. 79 million people are pre-diabetic, and it’s a critical and immediate concern. They want to live healthy vibrant and longer lives. They have to make changes to their lifestyle when it comes to physical wellness, and we need to lead by example.Can Alkaline Water and a Alkaline Diet Reduce Fatigue and Pain?
Can Alkaline Water and a Alkaline Diet Reduce Fatigue & Pain? Did you know that poor nutrition may be contributing to your fatigue, decreased stamina and pain? It is common that people’s diets in Australia contains high levels of sugars and processed foods.Trace Minerals: What’s Up With Today’s Trace Minerals?
MEDICAL JOURNAL SAYS: TRACE MINERALS IN FRUITS AND VEGETABLES HAVE DECLINED BY AS MUCH AS 76% SINCE 1940! What if you read headlines like this in your local newspaper, or heard them being announced on the evening news-what would you think? What would you do? Would you go looking for those vegetable seeds you bought a few years ago? Move to the country and plant a garden?What Do Antioxidants Do? A Simple Explanation of the Ever Powerful Antioxidants
What do antioxidants do? We hear about them being good for us and all that. So what’s the big deal? Here is a simple explanation of the ever powerful antioxidants, and other healthy tips.Don’t Diet: Develop Strategies to Get Slim or Stay Slim
If dieting worked long term we wouldn’t have an obesity problem in America. Eating strategies should replace dieting. Eating strategies are proactive choices you make, with a focus on choice rather than self-denial. Eating strategies open the door to selection and creativity, allowing an individual to personalize the what, where, and when of food consumption. As you raise your consciousness and learn to think in a healthy paradigm, success will come..Vegans – Good News!
A recent study shows that vegetarians rank higher than non-vegetarians in overall health, including the formation of cancers. Recently, further studies show that vegans are the least likely to get all types of cancer.The TOP 5 Healthy Fat Foods (Eat These Daily)
Did you know that fat is an essential nutrient that your body needs on a daily basis? In fact, without enough (good) fat in your diet, your risk for developing major illness such as heart disease, blood vessel disease and atherosclerosis significantly increases. However…7 Mistakes Healthy People Make
Each day you make a conscious effort to pick, prepare and eat the right foods that will lead to optimal health. But you may be making some mistakes when it comes to your longterm health. Read on to learn some common mistakes that even healthy people can make when it comes to their own health.