Most of us associate rich, fudgy milkshakes with one word: Fattening! If you’re trying to shed a few pounds and miss the magic of milkshakes, allow me to serve up a tasty surprise. Here are five divine, diet-friendly shakes that support healthy weight loss. The “secret” ingredient in these shakes? Whey protein.
Category: Diet/Low Carb
Love burgers but not the bulk? Here’s a very simple, six-ingredient recipe for a hearty vegetarian burger from the Natural Standard that only has 112 calories per serving. Whip up one of these the next time you’re considering a fast food run. Read more →
Of all the bad habits that sabotage healthy-eating efforts, mindless snacking is one of the worst. International fitness model and author Jennifer Nicole Lee offers an easy tip to help curb late-night munchies so your diet stays on track.
You work out. You try to eat right. But that hot bod you’re trying to sculpt? It won’t come easy unless you’re getting enough protein. In this video, international fitness model Jennifer Nicole Lee suggests a simple way to up your intake, and lets you know the ideal time to squeeze it in.
As the summer months slip away, it’s apparent that I’ve become, shall we say, relaxed about my eating habits. Weekdays filled with picnic lunches at the beach and weekends jam packed with barbecues have led to copious amounts of chips and cupcakes. With fall demanding we get back into our school-year hustle and bustle, I’ve decided it’s definitely the time to work healthier eating habits back into my routine.
Like most moms of young kids, I eat on the run a lot of the time. Something I can grab as I’m running out the door or keep in my bag can be the difference between grouchy mommy and Bombshell mommy. Read more →
It’s sad but true: In our busy, everyday lives, meals sometimes get skipped. Ideally, you should be eating something every two and a half to three hours. But when there just isn’t time to prepare a healthy meal, protein bars are a good occasional substitute. Of course, they’re not meant to replace real meals; but eating a protein bar is definitely better then eating nothing at all.
Remember, when you skip meals, your metabolism slows down, causing your body to burn fewer calories and to store fat. You also miss out on important vitamins, minerals, fiber and other nutrients your body needs to function properly.
With so many brands and types of protein bars available, how do you choose? Before purchasing a box of bars, be sure to read the label. Pay close attention to the protein count and sugar content. Think about your dietary needs first, then try different kinds to find a flavor you like. Read more →
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