Best Foods for Gaining Lean Muscle
Gaining lean muscle takes two things. Physical activity and nutrition. You need strength training workouts that build muscle, and proper food sources that include high-protein foods, as well as carbohydrates and healthy fats. The great thing about adding lean muscle is that you’re going to increase your metabolism, which burns body fat. And, muscle takes
Is Coconut Oil a Miracle Oil for Weight Loss
There’s been quite a bit of press recently regarding coconut oil – along with claims that you can avoid certain diseases, diabetes, heart issues, and even loose weight. But, is that all hype, or is there any truth to the claims that coconut oil is a miracle oil? First, what is coconut oil? When the
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How To Get Rid Of Holiday Weight Gain
What’s the first place most people gain fat? Their belly. Where’s the last place they loose it? Again, their belly. It’s the part of the body nearly everybody is unhappy with, and wish they could loose that fat. But, just eating less, or working out more, isn’t always going to give the results we want.
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Grilled Shrimp with Jalapeno-Cilantro Salsa
Here’s a hot & spicy recipe for grilled shrimp – not only a great source of protein, but this recipe also gives you a little bit of healthy fat from the olive oil. Serve with your favorite steamed veggies! Ingredients 2 lb. shrimp – peeled 1 cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves 1c chopped garlic –
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Healthy Recipe - Quinoa Chia Pancakes
This recipe is a great way to enjoy pancakes, while replacing empty carbs with healthy fat, protein, and carbs from both quinoa and chia. If you’ve never had quinoa – this is a great grain to add to your diet plan. Quinoa is not only very versatile, it packs a nutritious punch. Prep time: 5
Weight Loss Tips - Help Your Family Loose Weight

Tips for Healthy Kids and Families

The best way to make sure your kids are healthy – is to be a healthy parent! When you, as a parent, provide an consistent example of healthy eating and exercise, your kids are much more likely to also prefer healthy foods and a fit lifestyle. Here’s some tips for healthy kids and families. Healthy
Zucchini Tagliatelle with Mint, Cucumber & Lemon
This pretty zucchini tagliatelle salad gets its name from the long slices of zucchini, which resemble tagliatelle pasta. You might be surprised to know that consuming zucchini will help you to lose weight considerably. Zucchini is extremely low in calories, but it gives you the feeling of being full. Therefore, zucchini is a great way
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Health Benefits of Green Tea

Health Benefits of Green Tea

Have you added green tea to your diet? The health benefits of green tea are enormous. Green tea is loaded with antioxidants and nutrients that have numerous benefits to the body, including fat loss, lowering your risk of cancer, and improved brain function. One of the more powerful compounds in green tea is the antioxidant Epigallocatechin
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Maintaining a healthy diet when you’re eating out at a restaurant or take-out establishment isn’t always easy. Sometimes it’s hard to resist the temptation of ordering anything you want off the menu! But whether you’re celebrating an event, traveling or just didn’t feel like cooking, you’ll find that most restaurants do offer healthy eating options
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Diet - Grilled Chicken with Mango Avocado Salsa
A healthy diet includes at least a gram of protein per pound of body weight per day, and chicken is a wonderful source of that protein! Looking for a new way to cook that chicken? Try this recipe for Grilled Chicken with Mango Avocado Salsa! Ingredients 4 ripe plum tomatoes, 1 finely chopped mango, halved1/2
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