Life can get crazy at times! Between work, kids, school, getting to the gym, chores and time with friends and family, many people find that their own eating schedule is the first thing to go. Late to work? There goes breakfast. Forgot your post-workout smoothie? Hopefully you don’t hit the drive-in. If you’re savvy about fitness, chances are you have tried meal planning and prepping. You might even be inclined to whip up a batch Continue reading Shake Up Your Smoothie, Powder-Free
Bright sunlight streaming through your office windows can make you long to run outside, kick off your shoes and act like a kid again – namely one without a to-do list. While that may not be possible, you can bring snacks with you that leave you feeling energized while still tapping into your inner kid. Did your favorite make the list? Apple and peanut butter Instead, dip a few slices of crisp apples – Granny Smith Continue reading Summer Snacks To Make You Feel Like A Kid Again
With the rise of summer, comes the popularity of seafood. And nothing says summer – especially if you live near the coast or the beach – like a lobster roll. How did lobster come to represent summer? And more importantly: What’s the best way to eat it without getting it all over your shirt? The history of lobster Nowadays, tourists flock to coastal towns and chow down on lobster rolls. Such was the case in the Continue reading Why Is Summer Prime Lobster Season?
Summer usually means a slew of parties. A trendy way to impress guests is to use wine as the base of a refreshing drink. What type of wine do you usually reach for? Many recipes take advantage of the popularity of rosé wine – which typically doesn’t linger long past fall. Other partygoers know that the only way to enjoy summer is with a chilled glass of pinot grigio or chardonnay in hand. One of the great aspects of wine Continue reading Wine: The Good, The Bad, And The Delicious
When you’re relaxing at the next barbecue or work party, it can be easy to aimlessly snack on whatever food is in the nearest plastic bowl. But that mindless eating can quickly lead to a few pounds added over the summer! If you’re trying to slim down – or simply learn more about your eating habits – journaling is a great way to get insight. Don’t worry, that doesn’t mean you have to download yet Continue reading Tips On Keeping A Food Journal
Step outside and you’ll smell the flowers blooming and the fresh cut grass and warm pavement. Who would want to stay inside when it’s so nice out? The warmer weather is the perfect excuse to start running outdoors. Nothing beats the feeling of the wind in your face while jamming out to your favorite music. Like so many other activities, a healthy running habit depends on your diet. Incorporating the right foods can help keep Continue reading Foods To Improve Your Running Game
Protein: You can find it added to most energy bars and ice creams as well as naturally occurring in products like yogurt and almond butter. But look closer at ingredient lists and you’ll see different kinds of added protein: Whey, pea and soybean are just a few proteins you’ll encounter. According to Women’s Health magazine, incorporating protein powder can help you get the energy burst you need without the cholesterol related to eating meat and Continue reading What Are The Different Kinds Of Protein Powder?
The average supermarket carries nearly 40,000 items, according to the Food Marketing Institute. And as you meander around the store, food companies have utilized consumer psychology hacks to draw your attention to mouthwatering snacks. No wonder shopping for healthy lunch ideas for work is a fraught experience. However, researchers at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have found that preparing home-cooked meals in place of eating out results in consuming fewer carbohydrates and sugars. Bringing a Continue reading How To Make A Week’s Worth Of Meals
When it comes to lowering your weight, it’s not just about what you’ll lose – it’s about what you’ll gain. While it’s great to see the numbers get smaller and smaller on the scale, the lifestyle changes that come with losing weight will improve your quality of life in huge ways. But the thought of actually making such changes can be intimidating and overwhelming – so much so that you might be tempted to throw in Continue reading How Goal-Setting Can Make Or Break Your Weight-Loss Plans
Protein powder has left the realm of bodybuilding to enter the mainstream market, appealing to consumers with its promises of improved health and weight loss. An astounding $11.1 billion will be spent annually on protein powders and supplements worldwide, according to the BBC. Where protein powders were once relegated to large tubs on the shelves of sports and vitamins stores, consumers can now get a protein boost from fortified milkshakes, granola bars and other common Continue reading Protein Powder – Is it Right For Me?
No one likes waking up on the wrong side of the bed. You feel cranky and irritable and dread taking on the busy day ahead of you. That’s no way to start your day! Instead, brighten your morning with a quick and easy workout. Just 10 minutes of simple exercise will get your blood pumping and raise your spirits, so you can conquer your busy schedule with a positive attitude. Try the easy exercises below Continue reading Easy Exercises Ideas For A Quick Morning Workout
Vitamin D is also known as the sunshine vitamin. That’s because sunlight is our No. 1 source of the nutrient: The sun’s energy turns a chemical in our skin into vitamin D3, which Harvard Medical School explains is then carried to the liver and kidneys to transform it into active vitamin D that we can use to help fuel a healthy lifestyle. After all, vitamin D plays an important role in human health, protecting us Continue reading Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D This Winter?
New Year’s resolutions start with the best of intentions, but many times end in late January amid frustration and defeat. Whether it’s losing weight or eating healthier, making big life changes is a difficult and emotionally trying process that takes time. Don’t go into the new year with the same unsuccessful approach you’ve used in years past. Instead, use these tips and tricks to help you achieve your resolution. Do some introspection It’s worth the Continue reading Tips And Tricks For Keeping To Your New Year’s Resolution