An icy-cold, fresh fruit smoothie is the perfect way to cool down after a workout or a summer afternoon spent soaking up the sun. With so many fruits and berries in season now, there’s no shortage of options for sweet variations to sip. Here are a few of my personal favorites—always enhanced with a scoop of vanilla protein powder for a little extra fuel!
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In your twenties, you’re battling the balance of a social life and the start of your career. Physically speaking, your body can handle the stress of late nights, non-stop work and lack of sleep…but only if you take good care of it. Starting a few healthy habits during these youthful years will pay off in the long-run.
When someone tells you they’re on a low-carb diet, do you immediately picture them eating massive quantities of bunless burgers and cubed cheddar cheese?
Well, times have changed. Those following a low-carb diet now have many delicious options for breakfast, lunch and dinner – including shakes, bars, salad dressings and so much more.
Find out more about some of the most popular products in our Low-Carb Store – all of which contain 10 carbs or fewer:
The winter holidays can seem like a fat trap for dieters. From Thanksgiving’s “eat all you can” celebration to the cookie exchanges to the mega-mall food court to the “try this” holiday party buffets, it’s one temptation after another. Think weight gain is inevitable? Not if you plan ahead!
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.
Are you virtuously eating fat-free foods without achieving your weight loss goals? Then it’s time to get the skinny on a new study that compared low-carb diets with low-fat food plans. The results? Low-carb dieters lost more weight even though they ate the same number of calories! Another study, just completed at Hebrew University of Jerusalem, revealed that mice who ate a high-fat diet at scheduled times throughout the day weighed less at the end of the study than test animals in other control groups.
The take-away message: to lose weight, consider trying a low-carb diet that’s packed with protein and veggies, with a minimum of sugar and white flour foods. Here’s a sample day on a low-carb diet:
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