We need to bust myths because of all the noise and confusion of what is good or bad for you. Here are my top 3.
1. Energy drinks are less harmful than soda- A 16-ounce can of Red Bull or Monster delivers as much as 280 calories of pure sugar, which is about 80 calories more than you’d find in a 16-ounce cup of Pepsi. Wow.
We all need a certain amount to build muscle, loss fat and recover from our trainings. Men's Health just published a blog called the '10 best protein sources. They are
1. Whole eggs 2. Wild salmon. 3. Cottage cheese. 4. Beef. 5. Greek yogurt. 6. Sardines. 7. Whey protein. 8. Poultry (chicken, turkey, etc). 9. Nuts. 10. Quinoa.
What is your go to source? Mine is chicken
Eat your carbohydrates later in the evening , not first thing in the morning. We have all been told that eating our carbs early in the day because that is when we are most likely to "use" them rather store them. Otherwise called insulin sensitivity.
I’m passionate about the nutrition program I teach. It’s not shaped around crash-dieting or weight loss supplements. It’s focused on eating whole foods (real foods, not processed!) that bring your hormones into balance and specifically encourage fat loss. In 5 weeks your dietary habits will undergo a transformation and so will your body.
Hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils. Otherwise known as TRANS FAT. This has been linked too heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Along with sugar it is enemy number one. These things are added to make food taste good. BEWARE!
I have never been able to keep a diary or food log. When I had tried, it lasted 1 day and was written on at least 3 pieces of scrap paper. So last year when I decided to go through my first version of the Eat Clean Program (which was 8 weeks long) I kept a photo log and posted a photo of each meal on FB for accountability. Yes, I did this for 8 weeks. I thought my friends would think it was crazy, but come to find out they loved the meal ideas.
Spring is around the corner, which can provide you the opportunity for a brand-new, you! Your nutritional intake may need an overhaul from the long winter, or just in general. I have a few tips that may help ditch the bad nutrition habits, and give you a healthy fresh start. Let’s spring clean those nutritional habits. Overhaul your cupboards