Category: Eat Well Perform Well

Performance Based Nutrition

Broth Benefits: The Magic of Collagen and Gelatin

Real collagen is the source of stock’s immune-boosting properties. You’ve probably seen this jiggling layer atop the broth in your cooling roasting pan and discarded it, but think again next time — this is the good stuff that provides many of the bone broth benefits available. Collagen is the protein found in connective tissue of…
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Snacks for Better Energy

Fage Total 1% Greek Yogurt Per 7-ounce container: 150 calories 2 g fat 23 g protein Greek yogurt has more than double the protein of standard American-style yogurt. Make it a simple parfait by adding fruit, nuts, seeds, or granola. Fiber One 0-2% Cottage Cheese with Fiber Per ½ cup: 80 calories 2 g fat 10…
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Here are 5 common mistakes people make when battling the scale:

You Eat Too Much of the Healthy Stuff Just because it’s “healthy” doesn’t mean you should overdo it.  Sometimes people think that a huge salad is a better choice than a small sandwich, but it all really depends on what and how much you eat.  Check for serving sizes for the dish or the ingredients…
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A Healthier More Energized YOU – Nutrition for a Healthier Life

How Nutrition Can Help Do you suffer from recurrent dips in mood, concentration and energy? Do you reach for a sugary snack or a cup of coffee to “pick you up,” only to find you feel grumpy and exhausted again shortly afterwards? By improving your diet and eating patterns, you can help balance your blood…
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Hydrating for Athletic Performance

Why Drinking Water is Powerful: Tips to Hydration Many people are suffering from headaches, fatigue, headaches, foggy thinking, heart burn, high blood pressure, stress, joint pain, back ache, hunger and even weight gain. Water is, aside from eating, one of the most vital aspects of staying alive; without either…we cannot exist.  We can live for…
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Sleep Helps You Lose Weight

Let’s face it: most of us are sleep deprived. With the help of nutrition and good sleep habits, you can overcome insomnia and wake alert and rested. Learn which foods and nutrients are critical for sleep. Discover delicious bedtime snacks that keep you satisfied and help you sleep through the night. Feeling well rested will…
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Why are you having me drink Organic Bone Broth?

1. Protects Joints Bone broth is one of world’s best sources of natural collagen, the protein found in vertebrae animals — in their bones, skin, cartilage, ligaments, tendons and bone marrow. As we get older, our joints naturally experience wear and tear, and we become less flexible. Why does that matter? As we age, cartilage…
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Foods to Fight Stress

Foods to Fight Stress Protein – dairy products, eggs, fish, meat, soy Vitamin B3 – Beef liver, brewer’s yeast, chicken, fish, sunflower seeds, turkey Vitamin B5 – Blue cheese, brewer’s yeast, corn, eggs, lentils, liver, lobster, meats, peanuts, peas, soybeans, sunflower seeds, wheat germ, whole-grain products Vitamin B6 – avocados, bananas, bran, brewer’s yeast, carrots,…
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3 Easy Tips for Fueling Your Workout Without Overdoing

Heading to the gym after work for a quick workout? Out for a morning walk with the dogs? Working out is good for physical and mental health. Although many individual’s workout for weight loss or maintenance, exercising burns fewer calories than you might think. For example, you burn about 100 calories for every mile you…
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Weight Loss Tips

Healthy eating is not about strict nutrition philosophies, staying unrealistically thin, or depriving yourself of the foods you love. Rather, it’s about feeling great, having more energy, and keeping yourself as healthy as possible– all of which can be achieved by learning some nutrition basics and using them in a way that works for you.…
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