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Nutrition

What are the best sources of protein?

May 23, 2016
What are the best sources of protein?

Do you ever wonder what is in your protein powder or what it looked like before it was put into a powder form?  Do you want to know more about different sources of protein? Did you know there are other sources of protein other than meat? I have found that foods high in protein are great for curbing hunger as well as great to be consumed after an intense work out. For this reason, I have sought out proteins that are…

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Nutrition

What exactly is clean eating?

November 12, 2015
clean eating tips

A brief introduction to “clean eating”… The beginner’s guide to resetting their food approach, a healthier lifestyle, and quite possibly a smaller waist. What is clean eating? It is eating food in the form of food. So in other words, food in its most natural state or food with as little processing as possible with an emphasis on whole grains, vegetables, and healthy fats and proteins. All it takes is a much needed break up with refined grains, added sugar,…

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Carbohydrates Broken Down

March 21, 2013

  The glycemic index,(GI) provides a measure of how quickly blood sugar levels rise after eating a particular type of food. The effects that different foods have on blood sugar levels vary considerably. The glycemic index estimates how much each gram of available carbohydrate in a food raises a person’s blood glucose level following consumption of the food, relative to consumption of pure glucose. The scale ranges from 0-100, with 100 being pure sugar. Foods with high GI tend to…

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