Category: Nutrition

11 Reasons Why Dehydration Is Making You Fat and Sick (Infographic)

11 Reasons Why Dehydration Is Making You Fat and Sick (Infographic)

  If you could point to the very first thing that determined your health and wellness, it might be water. Or more specifically not drinking enough of it. Depending on your weight and age, the amount of water in the human body ranges from 50-75%. The average adult human body is 50-65% water, averaging around 57-60%. The percentage of water […]

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Benefits Of Juicing Wheatgrass

Benefits Of Juicing Wheatgrass

There are several reasons to juice wheatgrass, the chief of which is that wheatgrass is a wonderful source of living chlorophyll. Chlorophyll is a pigment in plants that contains magnesium. The juice that is the product of wheatgrass being juiced is extremely full of vitamins and nutrients and while the juice is fresh it is rated as one of the best […]

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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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Raw Food Diet

Raw Food Diet

Eating raw foods is natural. Our bodies thrive on all that is fresh and vital. A raw food diet (or increasing the amount of raw food that you eat) is bound to bring a feeling of increased well being. Raw food diets are based on unprocessed and uncooked plant foods, preferably organic, such as a variety of fresh fruits and vegies, […]

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Low Carb Low Fat Tuna Burger Patties Recipe (Video)

Low Carb Low Fat Tuna Burger Patties Recipe (Video)

Checkout this great low carb and low fat tuna burger recipe from The Diet Kitchen. Ingredients: – 100g Tinned Tuna – 1/2 onion finely chopped – 1tsp mustard – 1/4 lime – 2 egg whites (60g) – Tabasco – Salt and Pepper Macros: Calories: 156kcal Protein: 32g Carbs: 6g Fats: 1g Fiber: 1g

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Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe (Video)

Chocolate Avocado Pudding Recipe (Video)

This chocolate avocado pudding recipe is also vegan and gluten-free dessert! INGREDIENTS: -2 large avocados -½ cup agave or maple syrup -½ cup cocoa powder -3 T coconut oil -1/2 t balsamic -1/2 t nama shoyu -¼ t salt PROCESS -Blend all ingredients in a food processor. -Enjoy as is, or freeze overnight! HEALTH FACTOR: -High in Vitamins C, K, […]

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Strawberry, Banana and Avocado Smoothie

Strawberry, Banana and Avocado Smoothie

  Ingredients 2 cups frozen strawberries 1 medium banana ½ cup plain greek yogurt ¼ – ½ avocado, peeled and pitted 2 cups unsweetened almond milk 2 teaspoons pure maple syrup water if needed Instructions put all ingredients in a blender and blend. Add water until you get the consistency you would like. Serving size 1 (3 cup) smoothie Calories: […]

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Banana Sushi Recipe

Banana Sushi Recipe

image via FitFoodieFinds.com Checkout this creative and delicious banana sushi recipe that i recently discovered on FitFoodieFinds.com Ingredients 1 large banana 2-3 tablespoons of nut/seed butter preferred toppings such as: chopped pistachios, chia seeds, and dried coconut. Instructions 1. First peel your banana, place on a baking sheet, and evenly spread on nut butter, covering just the top half of your […]

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50+ Easy Pre-Workout and Post-Workout Snacks

50+ Easy Pre-Workout and Post-Workout Snacks

Eating the right foods at the right time can not only help you to maximize your workouts but can also help you to lose more calories and still have you feeling super energized throughout your exercise session. Importance of eating right before your exercise workout: During exercise your body uses stored carbohydrate to derive energy for the workout. In cases […]

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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. 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 choose those with no […]

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