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    5 Easy After Workout Recovery Meals

    What do you do after a work out? I will usually remember a little whey protein, but I don’t often eat. Bottom Line: After a workout it is important to refill energy stores (glycogen), stop protein breakdown, and repair muscle (aid protein synthesis). The sweet spot regarding time is the first 60 minutes after a workout for best absorption. Note: If your body is in a mild form of ketosis – and you know who you are. You would have to add fatty foods and skip the sweet potatoes. Don’t worry, your abs will thank you latter!   Halibut + Broccoli Halibut Nutrition Facts; 100-gram serving of halibut contains 140…

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    Nutritional Yeast Facts

    I have noticed a trend of people looking for information about Nutritional Yeast. So, I complied some interesting Nutritional Yeast Facts for you. Enjoy! Bottom Line – The more I study this topic the more I conclude nutritional yeast is an excellent way to boost your supplementation of protein, vitamins, and minerals. Note; our “everyday” foods have had about a 40% decrease in nutrient content in the last 50 years. Supplementation is now necessary for you to get what your body needs for optimum health. (source) Why is Nutritional Yeast Good for You? Nutritional yeast is considered a “complete protein” it contains 18 essential amino acids that the body can’t…

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    100 Benefits of Fish Oil – You May Not Know

    100 Fish Oil Facts What is Fish Oil? Simply oil derived from the tissue of certain cold-water ocean fish. Fish Oil Benefits are real. Fish oil contains essential fatty acids that the body cannot make on its own. Thus we need to ingest them by eating fish or supplementing with fish oil. Sound fishy? Let’s demystify a few things we have been hearing about. Omega-3 fatty acids (I’ll spare you scientific words that I can’t pronounce)… are polyunsaturated fats. The main 3 Omega 3’s are ALA a-linolenic acid (found in plant oils) EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) EPA and DHA are found in fish oils. 100 Benefits of Fish…

  • What is the Keto Diet
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    What is the Keto Diet?

    The ketogenic diet is when you tell your body “hey, burn fat instead of carbs when you need energy” General Dietary Guidelines – 5% Carbs, 10-20% Protein, 70-85% Fats High fat, low carb, ample protein. We can change the bodies fuel by changing what we eat. The foods outlined below will build up “ketones” (energy from fat) and cut out “glycogen” (energy from carbs). Ketosis Expanded Explanation The USDA recommends that our daily diet consist of between 225 and 325 grams of carbohydrates. If you are like me this number is much greater. The American Heart Association says to limit added sugars (daily) to 38 grams or 9 teaspoons. However,…