Category Archive: Diet

Apr 19

5 Tips for Healthier Cooking

When it comes to eating healthy, how you prepare your foods is just as important as what you buy. For example, did you know that cooking tomatoes made the nutrient lypocene more readily available to be absorbed by your body? Or that some vegetables are fat soluble, meaning our body absorbs their nutrients better if …

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Jan 02

7 Day Back on Track Post Holiday Reset

Feeling the post- holiday hangover? Here is a quick way to get you back on track – 7 days is all it takes. For the next 7 days eat “competitor clean”. No sweets, treats or cheats; no alcohol, sodas, or fruit juices. Drink 8-12 cups of water a day, along with unsweetened tea, and coffee …

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Sep 15

Why I Don’t Like Diets

If you look up the word “diet” in the dictionary you will find two definitions. One as a verb: Restrict oneself to small amounts or special kinds of food in order to lose weight; and the second as a noun: The kinds of food that a person, animal, or community habitually eats. Unfortunately, most people …

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Dec 07

Tricks to Help You Curb Your Food Cravings

Food cravings. They can attack us all; from the 5-time marathon runner to the newly-recovering couch potato. Food cravings are unavoidable, and to deny their existence will make you more vulnerable when they attack. The best thing to do is to have strategies in place to combat them and to meet them head on. Here …

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Oct 12

Feed Your Muscles

In the gym, you are likely to hear a lot of discussion about protein consumption. Protein plays an important role in the muscle building process. However, adequate protein consumption isn’t just for bodybuilders or athletes. As the body ages, it begins to lose muscle mass, which can increase the risk of injury and disability. Nonetheless, …

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Sep 19

What is Clean Eating?

Clean eating is a buzzword you hear often, but what exactly is “clean eating”? Basically, it’s eating food in its most natural state, or as close to it as possible. It isn’t a diet that you rely on to lose a few pounds; it’s a lifestyle that as a bonus, contributes to a healthy weight. …

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