Plan ahead by packing snacks as needed to maintain even energy throughout your day. Although most people grab a granola bar, pretzels or something out of a vending machine, those processed products can leave you hungrier than before. Keep it simple by snacking on single-ingredient foods, such as fruit, nuts, and veggies. The less refined, the better. Make sure your snacks are balanced with quality protein, natural fats, and colorful carbs. [Read more…]
With 30 grams of complete protein per 3.5 ounces, this metabolism-boosting food is great for a protein-rich snack, easy lunch, or quick dinner. Chicken is a good source of tryptophan, niacin, selenium, vitamin B6, phosphorous and choline. Include dark meat for more B vitamins and select pasture-raised chickens for more omega-3s. Avoid anything fried or heavily processed, such as chicken nuggets or microwavable meals. [Read more…]
One easy way to eat healthier is to choose natural whole foods over man-made processed products. Instead of grabbing a burger with a bun, go for a lettuce or leafy green wrap. With tasty alternatives, you can enjoy nourishing foods without packing on the pounds or feeling deprived. Use the menu options below to find healthier options, so that reaching your health goals is delicious, doable and sustainable. [Read more…]
Eating healthier is simple with these deliciously satisfying alternatives to foods that might taste good on your lips, but add bulk to your hips.
Now you can enjoy nourishing foods without packing on the pounds or feeling deprived. You don’t have to eat perfectly to be healthy, you just have to make progress. Use these alternatives to find a healthy way of eating that’s easy and enjoyable to sustain. [Read more…]
Laird Superfood coffee, creamers and other products were created by Laird Hamilton, a world-renowned big-wave surfer, fitness guru and coffee connoisseur. Laird Superfood uses nutrient-dense ingredients, such as fat burning natural fats, anti-inflammatory turmeric, antioxidant-rich cacao, easy to absorb minerals and low glycemic index coconut sugar. All products are [Read more…]
Packed with fiber and antioxidants, artichokes are excellent for reducing high cholesterol, improving digestion and supporting liver function. The phytonutrients cynarine and silymarin found in artichokes are especially beneficial for preventing liver disease and may even help reduce hangover symptoms! [Read more…]
If you’ve been diagnosed with Celiac disease, gluten intolerance, or gluten sensitivity, then it’s a no-brainer that you need to avoid gluten. But, what about the rest of us?
Did you know toxins are stored in fatty tissues such as the brain, butt, and belly? Toxins are a major weight loss inhibitor and hormone disruptor.
Whether male or female, you’re probably using more “beauty” and hygiene products than you think. Shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste, deodorant, shaving gel, lotion, sunscreen, chapstick, perfume/cologne, makeup, nail polish, hair dye, and other common products are often filled with harmful toxins. No matter if they’re applied to the skin or inhaled from the air, toxins can prevent weight loss, create hormone imbalances, increase toxicity, increase allergies, and increase cancer risk, and wreak havoc on overall health. [Read more…]
With over 7,000 food items to choose from grocery shopping can be quite the challenge. Although it’s nice to dine out, eating at home instead of dining out for 1 meal every week, saves up to $364 per person per year! In addition to the cost, most restaurant food doesn’t compare to the nutritional benefits of fresh foods from home. Learn how to benefit your body and your budget with the shopping tips below. [Read more…]
Grass-fed beef is an excellent source of protein helpful for building muscle, burning fat, reducing cravings, and keeping you full long after you eat.
Grass-fed beef is also a good source of B12, zinc, selenium, iron, B vitamins, omega-3s and conjugated linoleic acid (CLA). CLA boosts metabolism, increases fat loss, supports immunity, cools inflammation, and reduces your risk of cancer, heart disease, and diabetes. [Read more…]