Did you know that each person needs at least 7 servings of fruits and vegetables per day? Are you getting enough servings for you and your family at the grocery store? If each person needs at least 7 servings a day, for 7 days, and this is for everyone in your family, figure it out“
Sonia’s family = 6 people x 7 servings per day = 42 servings per day x 7 days per week = 294 servings per week. WOW! That’s a lot of fruit and vegetables!
It’s hard enough for you and I to get enough fruits and vegetable in. So, how do we get our kids to eat enough of them?
Post workout is an ideal time to eat a small meal with both protein and carbohydrates to help repair and build muscles and replenish your energy stores, respectively. It’s best to eat within 60 minutes of finishing a workout because that’s when your muscles are most receptive.
Today I will be sharing a recipe from my gourmet nutrition book. The total cooking time for this meal should be 8 minutes. This is a great recipe to pair with any post workout meal or can be used as a snack. You will receive 36 grams of protein, 8.4 grams of fat, 0 grams of carbohydrate, 0 grams of fiber, and 0 grams of sugar. Go ahead and try this recipe out, if you enjoy it be sure to share it with family and friends. Ingredients:Sirloin steak 6oz(sliced)Salt 2 pinchesPepper 1 pinchOlive oil sprayFresh Garlic(minced) 1 tsp
In between meals we all tend to become hungry, but choosing a healthy snack is difficult for some of us. Today's recipe will be a snack that you can fix up in a short amount of time and will provide you with energy immediately.Thank you to the ufcfit nutrition manual for providing this and im glad I could share it with everyone. Ingredients:1/2 banana, sliced1/4 cup strawberries, sliced2 pieces of favorite whole-grain or gluten free bread2 Tbsp. almond butter Directions:1. Lightly toast bread
No.1 Nuts or Trail Mix - avoid mixes with added sugar such as candy No. 2 Cereal - look for whole grain, high fiber cereals available at most gas stations. Scan the shelves for whole grain crackers to pair with dairy for a balanced snack
It is important when you are focusing on becoming a healthy balanced person to focus on working out and the types of food you are eating. The types of food and the amounts you eat are in direct correlation on how well your body performs before, during and after a workout.
Healthy eating for children doesn’t have to be confusing, or just plain nasty for kids. Snacks and lunches can be nutritious and delicious for all children with diet restrictions such as food allergies, or religious constraints. Let’s face it most children do not want to eat hummus and celery. If you are fortunate enough to introduce children to this high protein snack and they like it what a great treat. Here are some realistic options that are quick, easy and tasty.