Category: Nutrition

Macronutrients and Micronutrients: Protein, Carbohydrates, Fats, Vitamins, Water and Minerals Explained (Video)

Macronutrients and Micronutrients: Protein, Carbohydrates, Fats, Vitamins, Water and Minerals Explained (Video)

Most of the nutrients that help the body function in a healthy and normative manner can be categorized as either a macronutrient or a micronutrient. Macronutrients are needed in larger amounts and include proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Micronutrients are needed in smaller amounts and include vitamins, minerals, and trace elements. It is very beneficial to have a solid understanding of […]

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12 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than A Krispy Kreme Doughnut

12 Surprising Foods With More Sugar Than A Krispy Kreme Doughnut

Prepare to have your mind blown away by how much sugar is in some of these products. Takepart has listed 12 foods that exceed the 10 grams of sugar in a classic Krispy Kreme glazed doughnut. Sugar has become a super-villain of sorts. We see its evil machinations in the form of Tony the Tiger leering down at children and in rats getting addicted to […]

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Pop Tarts For Fitness? (Video)

Pop Tarts For Fitness? (Video)

Recently, Pop-Tarts have been gaining popularity in both the fitness and bodybuilding community. For some, Pop-Tarts are being used as a carb tool of choice. Bodybuilders choose to eat them both pre and post workout as a quick source of carbs. Many claim Pop-Tarts can provide you with just the right amount of high carbs, with minimal fat, making them the perfect […]

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Learning To Gain Weight And Build Muscle

Learning To Gain Weight And Build Muscle

If you want to increase muscle mass and gain weight, remember that in order to effectively bulk up, you will need to be persistent in your efforts. Increasing your caloric intake is an important part of gaining weight and building new muscle tissue. When you feed your body more food than it can burn, you gain weight. Weight training is […]

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Low Carb Pizza Cauliflower Base Recipe (Video)

Low Carb Pizza Cauliflower Base Recipe (Video)

Check out this low carb cauliflower based pizza recipe from The Diet Kitchen. Ingredients: 700g Cauliflower – Get it delivered here: http://bit.ly/1hWiFbS 50g cheese Dash of Oregano, Salt, Basil, Garlic Powder 1 egg Tomato Puree Toppings of choice! Macros: Calories: 503kcal Protein: 44g Carbs: 22g Fats: 2g Fiber: 11g    

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How Much Protein Can You Digest Per Meal? (Video)

How Much Protein Can You Digest Per Meal? (Video)

Checkout this great video by Jeff from ATHLEAN-X™ answering the common question on how much protein you can consume per meal? One of the longest standing protein myths you’ll hear in gyms across the world every day is, your body can only digest 30 grams of protein in a single meal. People that say this will tell you that eating anything […]

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Does Intermittent Fasting KILL MUSCLE? (Video)

Does Intermittent Fasting KILL MUSCLE? (Video)

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a style of dieting that revolves around restricting your eating for extended periods of time, and then eating your day’s worth of food during pre-determined time. Now the question was asked “Does Intermittent Fasting kill muscle?”  Here is a great video response from ATHLEAN-X™ . For instance, you might fast (eat nothing) for 16 hours per day, and eat […]

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Microwave PROTEIN Carrot Cake Recipe (Video)

Microwave PROTEIN Carrot Cake Recipe (Video)

Wow checkout this great protein carrot cake recipe from The Protein Chef. Combine all of your ingredients for the carrot cake aside Carrots into either a blender or food processor. Blend/process everything together. Add in your Carrots and blend/process them until they are shredded but not completely mixed in (you want some carrot pieces in there). Take out two 2 […]

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8 Healthy Smoothie Recipes Under 250 Calories

8 Healthy Smoothie Recipes Under 250 Calories

  Some smoothies can pack up to 400+ calories in a 20-ounce cup. Here’s 8 healthy low calorie smoothie recipes. under 250 calories.   Smoothie Tips: ADD ICE LAST: Adding ice first may cause you to overblend, leaving you with a watery drink. IF YOU USE FROZEN FRUIT: You may not need as much ice. Frozen fruit is as nutrient-packed as fresh—just […]

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The Benefits Of Juicing

The Benefits Of Juicing

  Fruits and vegetables are crucial part of healthy diet, but they can be even more beneficial to well being when their vitamins, phytochemicals, sterols, enzymes, and minerals are in juice form. With vegetable juicing, the liquid form of ingestion makes the nutritional properties more readily available and accessible for the body’s absorption. Fresh fruit and vegetable juice offers the building blocks necessary to […]

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