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Hello friends. Today’s Top 10 is all about Protein - the constantly controversial food source.
There are many diets that are based on high, moderate, and even low amounts of the muscle-building ingredient, but I think it’s one nutrient that’s vastly misunderstood and misinterpreted. You’ll find many nutritionists, doctors and dieticians that have varying points of view making it very hard to know what’s a smart choice, and what’s not.
Personally, I believe that adequate protein in your diet is absolutely essential to sustaining health and vitality and maintaining a strong, lean body. The amino acids protein provides contain the building blocks More >
You may remember a few weeks back I gave you my Top 10: Healthy Cooking Tips. Hopefully you picked up a few tips from that one and are preparing healthier meals.
Well today I’m going to present the flipside to my piece and tell you what I believe to be the Top Ten Ways To Ruin A Healthy Meal.
Many of you start off with the best of intentions but end up with high calorie healthy foods by not knowing or realizing how easy it is to spoil a meal and jack up the calories.
So here we go:More >
It’s Top 10 time again and today I’m going to give you some simple tips that you can use to make healthier versions of the foods you love to eat. Believe it or not, you can drastically reduce the calories and fat within each meal by making just a few tweaks when preparing your meals.
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It’s Top 10 time again and today I’m going to list some foods that are surprisingly high in calories. It’s quite an eye opener because even though some of these foods are considered to be healthy and nutritious, they can all be overeaten quite easily.
Since it’s not what you eat, but more importantly how much you eat that determines your weight and fat percentage, this list will hopefully come in quite handy.
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It’s been a while since I’ve shared one of my favorite recipes, so today I’m giving up my secret Protein Nacho recipe. I’ve written numerous times how much I enjoy stone ground tortilla chips, and who doesn’t like nachos? So, a light bulb went off and now I enjoy a healthier version of this famous finger food.
There are lots of staple, go-to foods in most bodybuilder and athletes’ nutrition programs. If you talk to enough people, you’ll hear many common themes and recipes. One thing I’ve found is that in order to stay on a healthy eating plan it can’t be overwhelming or too much work – otherwise people slip back into poor eating habits. So with this in mind I’m a big believer that canned foods can play a key role in helping people stick to their regimen. Note that I said canned, not processed or refined.
One such canned food that provides a great source More >
Just over a day to go – and the New Year will be here! So are you ready for January 1st?
Yesterday I talked you through my Fridge and Freezer Essentials, the foods I keep stocked in my own cold store. My goal was to give you some insight on how to stay on track when starting a new diet regimen, which means having smart choices at your fingertips. But obviously the fridge and freezer isn’t the only place I keep food – we’ve got to talk about what’s in the Angry Trainer kitchen cabinets! Like my fridge, I don’t keep More >
Here we go – it’s Taste It Or Waste It time again – and this time around we’re talking CHOCOLATE, that irresistible, melt in your mouth, sugary taste of pleasure that is a universal gift for virtually any holiday.
Nothing says “love” like chocolate, and it shows: we consume over 20 Billion pounds per year! My uncle worked for Nestle when I was a kid and I still remember getting all those free “Crunch Bars” on holidays and for my birthday. So what exactly is Chocolate and can it actually be healthy to eat?
Chocolate as we know it, is made from the seeds More >