Currently it is estimated that we, the average human being cosume 67% of our total calories from wheat, corn and soy and there by products. No wonder we are getting fatter. Do your body a favor and consume some green vegatables and lean protein this weekend
This is what i often tell people who are just starting there fitness journey and try to do too much too soon. Remember this is not just so you can lose a few pounds and fit into your favorite dress or shirt. This is for the rest of your life
1. HARNESS THE POWER OF PURPLE!Magnificently colored veggies such as red cabbage, red beets, radicchio and eggplant owe their spectacular purple, blue, violet and mauve hues to a superbly healthy plant pigment (polyphenol flavonoid) called anthocyanin. Load up on these purple beauties every day and harness the power of purple! 2. DRINK RED WINE
If your losing at losing weight, you need to eat more protein. If your looking at gaining some muscle, you need to eat more protein. A good guide is 1 gram per ound of body weight. So if your 210 pounds and want to lose 20 pounds, you will need 190 grams of protein per day. Here are 3 ways to get more into your diet.
Let's start with what starch is. Starches are actually long complex chains of simple sugar, also known as “complex carbohydrates”. Like sugar, starch has the potential to elevate blood sugar levels quickly. Some starches are actually more glycemic than some sugar. High glycemic foods spike your blood sugar level, which in turn releases the hormone insulin in the body.
So, nutrition seems to be the BIGGEST struggle for everybody. You don't have to be all crazy with it people, just make smart choices :)Here's a look at my daily meal plan as of right now. It's pretty basic, cheap and full of FOOD!Meal #1:8 ounces water mixed with 1 scoop chocolate Shakeology.WorkoutMeal #2 (Breakfast with the kids!):2 fresh yard eggs1/2 cup cantaloupe
Small bites 'trick' your brain into believing you are eating more food. According to Dieuwerke Bolhuis, who studies food research at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, the more bites you take, the brains 'taste' system is activated and the more 'full' you feel.
Food for thought next time you are chowing down on chips and dip. Take smaller bites. Have a smaller waistline. Easy right?
Yes, you can put this in the same headline. Yes, it does exist, along as the carbohydrates are of the unprocessed kind with fiber. Think peas, spinach, broccoli and a baked potatoes.
If you are in the process of losing weight keep this in mind, NEVER combine fat and carbs in the same meal. Limit your carb intake when eating fat.
A good rule of thumb is