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Worst Food for that Beach Body

Posted on 13. Jun, 2011 in Uncategorized

Isn’t it ironic that people who are healthy most of the time, exercise and are super conscious of food throw all of that out the window when they are at the beach.  Last time at the beach we saw a very fit man, reading Men’s Health, drinking regular Coke and a eating a Costco size bag of Doritos. What happened here? Is there a special “zone” that you can eat whatever you want at the beach and nothing happens? I completely understand indulging when the cravings are there.  Wait….oh, I thought I heard Baskin Robbins calling.  (more…)

Restore, Repair and Romantic Smoothie

Posted on 08. Feb, 2011 in Food

Chocolate Berry Smoothie

1 cup sliced fresh strawberries or raspberries

1 med. banana, peeled (obviously?)

1/2 cup non fat milk (suggestion: plain Almond Milk)

1 scop chocolate-flavored whey protein powder

1/2 cup of ice

Add berries, banana and milk to blender; process for 30 seconds or until completely blended. Add protein powder; blend for 15 seconds. Add ice and blend until smooth. Serve immediately to your Valentine/Love!

305 cal.; 1 g fat; total carbs 47 g; 422 mg of potassium.

**This has enough potassium to restore nutrients loss dur to sweat and active muscle contractions. Also helps to control blood pressure and aiding in prevention of hypertension-related diseases.

**The combination of the whey protein powder and milk builds strong bones and muscles.

**Berries aid recovery and restore the body’s storage of glyceogen which is depleted during strenuous exercise.

Weekly Tips for Febuary 8, 2011

Posted on 08. Feb, 2011 in Uncategorized

So much going on in February: renewing resolutions, Valentine’s Day, kids are off school at least 2 days this month and still wanting to keep the Healthy Me going. Here are some great articles/checklist found to keep us focused, because “if Mamma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy!”  Thank you Will Smith it hits the bullseye everytime. (more…)

10 Balanced Breakfasts

Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 in Food

10 Balanced Breakfasts

An ideal, nutritious breakfast contains a balance of complex carbohydrates and protein. Think grains, plus dairy, plus fruits. Examples of balanced breakfasts are:

1. granola cereal, yogurt, a sliced apple

2. scrambled eggs, toast, orange juice

3. veggie omelet, bran muffin, fruit with yogurt

4. whole-grain pancakes/waffles topped with berries & yogurt, milk

5. whole-wheat zucchini pancakes topped with fruit, milk