Did you know that a diet including a good amount of calcium protects women from gaining "visceral fat"?- visceral fat is a dangerous fat that is deep in the abdominal cavity that collects against your organs. Studies in Journal of Nutrition note that people who consume less than 600 mg of calcium a day weigh more,… Continue reading Calcium reduces fat cells!
I have recently discovered one of my new favorite products that you may or may not be interested in! It's called PB2, a powdered peanut butter-when mixed with water is just like the real thing. HOWEVER, it's only 45 calories per two tablespoons and about 13 calories from fat! That's a much different nutritional value… Continue reading Pb2 and what to do!
Not only am I a health nut, I kinda have a thing for nuts. They're SO good! From cashews to walnuts, pistachios to pumpkin seeds, almonds to pecans, they're all delicious.If you're trying to eat healthier, they are a good snack to have as protein and essential fatty oils. They fill you up and leave… Continue reading i’m kinda nutty
One of the most important nutrients in a meal is protein! Many people don't realize how important protein really is. People know that it helps build muscles, but that is not the most important role. Besides aiding muscle growth, protein helps satiate hunger which promotes weight loss, and plays many important roles in the function… Continue reading Why protein?
When I woke up this morning I knew exactly what I was going to have for breakfast. OATMEAL! I love the fact that you can make oatmeal with so many different ingredients, it's like art for food! This morning I decided I wanted to have some peanut butter and banana oats! I also added walnuts… Continue reading Oatmeal lovin’