Finding healthy items and trusted brands, without wasting time and money, can be challenging. I’ve personally tried each of the recommendations below (and tons more) to create this LOVE IT list to share some of my favorite healthy online resources and products for you to enjoy. [Read more…]
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…]
Whether hiking in Big Sur, swimming at Carmel Beach or golfing at Poppy Hills, you need healthy foods to keep your energy strong all day long.
Although most people grab a soda pop or granola bar, those insulin-spiking processed products can actually leave you thirstier and hungrier than before. By incorporating the five healthy nutrition tips below, you’ll learn how to stay hydrated and know what snacks to pack to energize your body for a fun-filled day.
There’s an abundance of toxic ingredients found in processed products that are harmful to your health. I’m talking about refined foods, artificial ingredients and junk you can’t pronounce. Many of these ingredients are banned in other countries due to health concerns, but not in the U.S. These toxins contribute to a long list of health problems including weight gain, hormone imbalances, behavioral issues, and cancer.
By ditching processed products, you naturally eliminate most of these harmful ingredients.
By enjoying more homemade meals, you’ll naturally dine out less and eliminate a lot of unhealthy processed foods from your daily diet. Not only are people who eat most of their meals at home healthier, they also have an easier time maintaining a healthy weight and save quite a bit of money annually. [Read more…]