Category: Nutrition

Recipes How to Make Quick and Low-Cost Meals: Healthy, High-Protein Pizza, Nachos, Sandwiches, and More

How to Make Quick and Low-Cost Meals: Healthy, High-Protein Pizza, Nachos, Sandwiches, and More

One of the biggest obstacles to overcome when it comes to health and fitness is food and nutrition. I’m sure you’ve heard that it’s nearly impossible to outwork or out-train a bad diet, and that’s true for most people. You can undo an hour’s worth of exercise with one candy bar. With nutrition being such …

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Recipes How to Make Low-Calorie Chocolate Cake and Chocolate Protein Icing

How to Make Low-Calorie Chocolate Cake and Chocolate Protein Icing

One of my biggest nutritional weak points is sweets, chocolate in particular. This chocolate cake recipe has been a lifesaver for knocking out sweets and chocolate cravings. In comparison to a traditionally prepared chocolate cake with chocolate icing, you’ll save over 2,500 calories with this recipe. Even in comparison to a sugar-free prepared cake with …

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Nutrition Are Your Smoothies Making You Fat? Here Are the Best Smoothie Ingredients Along with When and When Not to Use Them.

Are Your Smoothies Making You Fat? Here Are the Best Smoothie Ingredients Along with When and When Not to Use Them.

Smoothies can be a phenomenal source of high-quality nutrients and a refreshing, healthy treat. Unfortunately, our convenience-based food system has taken advantage of this by creating and selling fat-gain superstars masked as “healthy” smoothies. Not pointing any fingers, Tropical Smoothie and Naked, but 75 grams of sugar in one smoothie is ridiculous. In a recent Facebook …

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Recipes How to Make Low-Calorie Lemon Cake with Vanilla Protein Icing

How to Make Low-Calorie Lemon Cake with Vanilla Protein Icing

This low-calorie cake recipe is the perfect remedy for the fitness-minded individual with an all too strong sweet tooth. It’s super simple and requires little kitchen experience or baking prowess. Therefore, this how-to will be short and sweet. (See what I did there?) Feel free to get fancy and show off your cake decorating skills. …

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Nutrition 5 Easy High Volume Recipes for Fat Loss and Healthy Eating Without Feeling Hungry

5 Easy High Volume Recipes for Fat Loss and Healthy Eating Without Feeling Hungry

It’s time to stop worrying about which food are best for fat loss or “ramping up” your metabolism. Fat loss occurs in the presence of a calorie deficit or eating fewer calories than your body needs for maintaining its core operations. When this happens, your body breaks down body fat and other tissue to create the …

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Fat Loss Using Pinterest for Health & Fitness Information: The Worst Things I Saw on Pinterest Episode 1

Using Pinterest for Health & Fitness Information: The Worst Things I Saw on Pinterest Episode 1

In this new series, I hope to shed some light on bad advice and misinformation that’s being shared on Pinterest Health & Fitness boards. Pinterest’s massive reach has made it, for better or worse, a go-to for health/wellness information. In my limited time on the platform I’ve seen some great information. But for every great …

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Nutrition Have You Tried the Most Effective Way to Lose Fat? Hint: It’s Not a Diet

Have You Tried the Most Effective Way to Lose Fat? Hint: It’s Not a Diet

Fat loss occurs when the body is at a caloric deficit or a level of calorie consumption that fails to meet the body’s maintenance level required for operation. An engine, for instance, stops running when it’s out of fuel. Luckily, we’re superior to machines and can create fuel in the absence of caloric intake in …

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Nutrition If You’re Spending a Fortune on Healthy Eating, You’re Doing It Wrong

If You’re Spending a Fortune on Healthy Eating, You’re Doing It Wrong

A penny saved is a penny earned, right? Meaning the more money we spend, the fewer workers (money) we have to put to work earning more money via investing or other opportunities. Like Warren Buffett said, “If you don’t find a way to make money in your sleep, you will work until you die.” Right …

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Nutrition Five Uncommon Foods You Need to Eat

Five Uncommon Foods You Need to Eat

The world of food and nutrition is a controversial world, to say the least. You can find hundreds of experts advocating different approaches to food intake and eating strategies. It can be an overwhelming and confusing place. Luckily, there are a few areas of common ground that almost everyone agrees on. Most agree on advice …

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Recipes How to Make a High-Protein Pizza That Will Rock Your World

How to Make a High-Protein Pizza That Will Rock Your World

Calories and Macronutrients Per Pizza 270 Calories 33g Protein 28g Carbs 6g Fat *Note* You can substitute the “Pizza Blend” cheese for low-fat mozzarella to save a few grams of fat and calories. I find the fat-full cheese to melt much better and have more flavor (duh). Spread tomato paste onto flatbread with desired consistency before adding cheese …

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