Plant-based protein bars are a healthy snack and sometimes they can replace a meal because they are packed with superfoods. When you look at the most plant-based protein bars, the first thing you can see is a lot of fresh dried fruits or grains and seeds like Quinoa, chia, sunflower, oats, flax etc. We want to share with you details on protein bars and why plant-based protein bars are your best option.
Having headaches, abdominal pain, passing through unexplained mood swings and loss of appetite? You might have gluten intolerance or allergy to gluten. It is the substance found in wheat cereals and in the products we consume daily. The problem is that gluten is also hidden in additives, preservatives, and various food stabilizers, where you do not usually look for it. Read More
Getting their kids to eat more fruits and veggies is one of the toughest things for most parents. As a dad to three young kids, I know exactly how that feels since my 10 yr old son has a tough time with veggies and most fruits. But my other two younger kids don’t have the problem. So let me share with you a couple tips that we practiced with our younger kids to get to that outcome. Read More
Quinoa has become so popular recently that is easy to find in stores near you, making it less trouble getting your hands on this nutritious, versatile pseudo-grain. Popped quinoa seeds are definitely fun, healthy snack that you’ve got to try! Add a little pop to your plate with the crunchy texture and nutty, earthy flavor of puffed quinoa. Have you tried the popped-grain trend and learned how to make puffed quinoa at home? It’s quick and easy! Read More
Running is important for healthy living and we all need to find a way to start doing it. Easier said than done. Right? The truth is that more often than not, we find plenty of excuses not to run. You could simply hate it. Or you might come up with rational explanations – no energy, no time and countless other reasons that prevent you from stepping into the joy of running. Read More
When people experience negative emotions they are most likely to reach for comfort foods to boost their mood. True, your mood will probably improve shortly after you eat your favorite high-carb snack, which is usually potato chips or ice cream. Read More
Despite their small size, chia seeds are full of important nutrients. They are an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids, rich in antioxidants, and they provide fiber, iron, and calcium. Omega-3 fatty acids help raise HDL cholesterol, the “good” cholesterol that protects against various diseases. Read More
As triathletes progress from sprint and olympic to 70.3/Ironman nutrition becomes a major cornerstone of athletic success. Athletes scour the internet and the pages of the magazines for that magical nutrition plan that will catapult their performances onto the podium. Let’s state the obvious: there is a lot of information out there. It’s easy to get cluttered or to end up more confused that when you began your search. Read More
INGREDIENTS 1 – 2 cans chickpeas (low-sodium or no-salt-added) oil for misting or 1/2 ... Read More
It is the replication of the diet of cave dwellers, who were hunters and gatherers. The Paleo diet includes saturated fats like butter and duck fat, oils from nuts and coconuts, lean animal proteins like seafood and eggs, fruits and vegetables. However, it eliminates dairy, processed sugar, and GMO foods, grains, starches, alcohol, and legumes.