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Thanksgiving Portion Control

Thanksgiving Portion Control

Thanksgiving is arguably one of the best holidays of the year. It combines family, friends, and good food… what could be better than that?! The answer is very, very little. However, Thanksgiving can b... »

Protein Supplements: Whey Protein vs. Soy Protein

Protein Supplements: Whey Protein vs. Soy Protein

Protein is an amazing nutrient. It helps repair damaged muscle, build new muscle, and restock energy stores in the body. To encourage a balanced diet, protein supplements such as soy or whey protein p... »

Best Breakfast Before a Workout, According to Biology

Best Breakfast Before a Workout, According to Biology

Eggs. Not with toast. Not with fruit. Eggs. The body uses three things to metabolize energy: protein, fat and carbohydrates. Carbs are the easiest, and therefore the first, to metabolize followed by f... »

The Best Protein Shake Recipes

The Best Protein Shake Recipes

Why hold your nose and drink a protein shake when you can enjoy every drop? Try these dessert-like protein shakes to really savor the nutrition your body is craving. Cinnamon Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake... »

5 Ways to stay fit during the Holidays

5 Ways to stay fit during the Holidays

The holiday season is a time for overindulgence and being very busy with family commitments, during this time it’s important not to get too far off track in your exercise and diet regime. Here a... »

Want to better educate yourself about food? “Rate Your Plate” will help!

Want to better educate yourself about food? “Rate Your Plate” will help!

The Environmental Working Group (EWG), a nonprofit based in Washington D.C. has created a website to make it easy for consumers to look up their favorite grocery item and immediately see a health scor... »

Are your vitamin deficiencies the root of your food cravings?

Are your vitamin deficiencies the root of your food cravings?

Do you often find yourself craving certain foods that are perhaps not the best for you? This is actually the body’s own way of telling you that you are lacking certain nutrients in your diet. So... »

Paleo Protein Pancakes

Paleo Protein Pancakes

If you want to try something new and delicious for a breakfast treat, these are for you! They are simple to whip up in a matter of minutes and they are a great source of long lasting energy. They are ... »

What to eat before a workout #TipTuesday

What to eat before a workout #TipTuesday

It is very important that you’re eating right when you’re exercising. What should we eat before going to the gym? When should we eat it? We’re here to help you out! In the three hour... »