Tag: food health
PROTEIN for a PRO TEEN!!!!
If your teen is as active as mine, you will definitely want to make sure he/she gets enough protein to satisfy the growing and recovery demands of the muscles. Protein is of paramount importance when maintaining an active lifestyle. Fortunately, todays markets offer a wide variety of proteins; But which one should you use? I…
There’s a reason they call them dyes!
Because most of them are horrible for you!! They should call them DIES!! Here’s what prompted this blog post. I got a bunch of crap for having mini chocolates in my fridge at work!! Now, because I’m constantly telling the office people that they are eating “CRAP”, they decided that their only recourse to feel…
Tumeric or Turmeric?
eat more turmeric
Going green? Don’t stop at recycling!!
Go green with your grilling too. Vegetables taste better and are healthier for you if you grill them because you are not losing any of the nutrients in the cooking medium (water, oil, steamer). And make sure you don’t “char” them because that char is loaded with carcinogens according to some recent studies. You can…
Amazing Pasta alternative!!
Spiralize your zucchini :-)
PROTEINS – It’s all in the balance!!
6 degrees of preparation 🙂 Good nutrition can help prevent disease and promote health. There are six categories of nutrients that the body needs to acquire from food: protein, carbohydrates, fat, fibers, vitamins and minerals, and water. Proteins: Protein supplies amino acids to build and maintain healthy body tissue. There are 20 amino acids considered essential because the body must have all of them in the right amounts to function properly. Twelve of these are manufactured in thebody but the other eight amino acids must be provided by the diet. Foods from animal sources such as milk or eggs oftencontain all these essential amino acids while a variety of plant products must be taken together to provide all these necessary protein components. There are 33 elements you should be aware of to keep your body functioning at the proper levels. If you would like to know if you are properly balanced, take this test: Micronutrient Testing This test is a comprehensive nutritional analysis of 33 vitamins, minerals,…
Are your employees underperforming?
It could be what they are eating, or better yet, what they are NOT eating!! If I could guarantee that your employees would double their output by eating better, would you pay for their meals? Of course you would!! I would too!! Well I’m not gonna guarantee it but I’m just saying that a lot…
Have you ever heard of the above ingredient? Me neither, because it doesn’t exist!! I made it up. You wouldn’t eat anything if you looked at the ingredients and one of them was the above mentioned ingredient, would you? No, of course not. Just like this “made up” ingredient, most foods you find at the…