Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Nutrition

Whether you are looking boost athletic performance, slim down, treat a health condition or just trying to stay in good health, paying close attention to your nutrition is important. But it’s not always easy to figure out exactly what advice to follow. Between your family, friends and the internet, you’ve heard the exact opposite opinions about every food and diet out there. So, what is healthy? What’s not? To know for sure, you have to turn to the science, which is exactly what we do in our Nutrition Series. Browse the articles below to learn more about how your food interacts with your body and how you can build a healthier diet for yourself and your family.

Paleo Grocery List: Pantry Essentials for Beginners [Free Printable]

Paleo Grocery List
Smack-dab in the center of your friend’s fridge door, just beneath the tidy to-do list and cleaning schedule: a paleo grocery list.  Maybe you didn’t want to seem snoopy, or maybe you were both in a serious rush to get out the door to your evening’s festivities, but you didn’t go check it out,...

Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked According to Nutrient Density

Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked According to Nutrient Density
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently created a list of foods that can reduce the risk of chronic diseases and named them "powerhouse fruits and vegetables" (PFV).  These are foods packed with nutrients that help fight diseases and maintain health. How were the Powerhouse Fruits and Vegetables Ranked? PFVs recieved their ranking based...

Ketogenic Diet: Complete Fat Loss Guide for Beginners

Ketogenic Diet: Complete Fat Loss Guide for Beginners
Pie or cake, cat or dog, Xbox or Playstation, Apple or Android, Star Trek or Star Wars.  There are some things in this world that split people into battle camps faster than you can say, “Trafalgar”.   For the health and nutrition world, one of the most deeply entrenched of these battles (we’re talking Western-Front-level...

The Truth About Meatless Diets According to Science

The Truth About Meatless Diets According to Science
The other day you went out to dinner with some friends.  Or your extended family.  Or your co-workers.  You were all eating, drinking, chatting and having a good time, when all of the sudden you glanced around the table and realized -- I’m like the only one eating meat! That got you wondering: have I...

Best Healthy Hamburger Recipes for #NationalHamburgerDay

Best Healthy Hamburger Recipes
You might hear the words best healthy hamburger and have your bullshit alarm immediately kick into overdrive.   And I get it.   Hamburgers are often considered the ultimate cheat meal.  Delicious, greasy, and heart-warming, they are a personal favorite of many (myself included, of course) - and they are rarely considered healthy. But that doesn't mean...

7 Best Foods for High Cholesterol: Basics of a Heart-Healthy Diet

7 Best Foods for for High Cholesterol: Basics of a Heart-Healthy Diet
Keeping a healthy diet is vital in keeping your heart strong, so it's time we talk about the absolute best foods for high cholesterol.  Because even though it may be hard to believe, eating certain foods can help regulate your cholesterol levels. Really! To understand how, we first need to take a detour into what cholesterol...

Increasing Energy: Discover the Top 5 Natural Energy Foods

Increasing Energy: Discover the Top 5 Natural Energy Foods
Most of us have a clear understanding that food is the body’s primary energy source.  Once consumed, it is broken down within the digestive system into either fats, proteins, or carbohydrates. After they have been broken down into their smallest forms, they are then transported throughout the body to take part in their respective metabolic...

Air Fryer Chicken Wings: Easy, Healthy, Crispy Fried Chicken Recipe

Air Fryer Chicken Wings
This recipe uses an air fryer to circulate hot air to cook your chicken wings to perfection! Using little to no oil, these air fryer chicken wings are sure to be crunchy and guilt free! Health Benefits of Air Fryer Chicken Wings These Air Fryer Chicken Wings have two awesome traits that make them way healthier...

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