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A Nice Tip for After a Weight Workout.

A Nice Tip for After a Weight Workout.

Eat a meal consisting of carbohydrates and protein only within 30 minutes of finishing a workout.  The carbs should generally be a mix of complex (brown rice, oatmeal) and simple (fruit or juice).  Avoid fat in this meal, choosing leaner sources of protein is key for this. Some examples  1) a quart of fat-free milk, […]

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Major Nutrients to Nourish Your Body

Major Nutrients to Nourish Your Body

Carbohydrates, fat and protein comprise the group which we gain our energy from. Most foods contain a mixture of these three nutrients but are usually classified by the predominant nutrient. The energy gained by these nutrients are used by the body as heat, to build and maintain its structures, to move or perform a function […]

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More Advice on How to Stay Healthy

More Advice on How to Stay Healthy

6. Control Portions with Low Glycemic Index (GI) Foods • The GI index is used to measure how quickly the body converts certain foods into sugar to be stored in muscle tissue. • Low GI foods break down slowly providing sustained energy and prevents an extreme drop in blood sugar (hypoglycemia) that can lead to […]

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Staying Healthy is Easy With These Health Tips

Staying Healthy is Easy With These Health Tips

Get Plenty of Sleep   Aim for at least 8-hours a night. Reduce Fast-food intake Not only will your health increase so will your bank account. Eat-Slower Most people eat so fast that they outrun the signal from the brain that lets you know you are full. This causes extreme overeating, calorie intake and fat […]

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