I go nuts for this stuff. Pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, hemp seeds, chia seeds, walnuts, almonds, pecans, cashews, peanuts, hazelnuts, pine nuts, cranberries, figs, raisins… you name it and I want it. I take it easy on the amount of oil I use because I prefer getting my fat sources from whole foods … Continue reading Nutty Gritties – “More Than Just Nuts”
Snack bars are the Swiss Army knife of snacks: they’re small, portable, napkin-free eats that can tackle a variety of situations. But not all bars are created equal, and unfortunately these tasty bites can be loaded with more sugar than a Pumpkin Spice Latté and so low in fiber and protein that hunger will come … Continue reading Start NOMMING smarter, with EAT Anytime Nutrition Bars
They're everywhere! Bars, bars, and more bars. They're in the cereal aisle, in the form of breakfast bars and granola bars. They're in the diet section as meal replacement bars, and they're in the sports section as "power" bars. Truth be told, a nicely balanced bar can certainly come in handy. I personally keep some … Continue reading Mojo Bars. What snack dreams are made of.
A handful of candy certainly feels more fun to eat than a protein bar, but it has zero nutritional value. On the flip side, protein bars that pack 20-plus grams of protein and 20 grams of fiber no doubt keep you satiated for hours — but they taste absolutely horrible (even when masked with copious … Continue reading Delicious Gainz with HYP Protein Bars!
Do you eat enough fish? If you’re like most Americans – or the millions of people around the world with an americanized diet – you probably don’t… In fact, the average American only eats about 15 pounds of fish per year (compared to the 110 pounds of red meat). Why does this even matter? Well, … Continue reading The 14 Biggest Benefits Of Fish Oil
Let me start by saying that I am not one of those fitness guys who never touches a drink. Far from it, in fact. For better or for worse, I have always enjoyed a drink or 4. The thing is, I also really like being in shape, working out, and feeling good – and, unfortunately, … Continue reading 7 Relatively Healthy Alcoholic Drinks
As a loyal reader of our website, you know that calories matter. They matter a lot… In the end, it is your caloric intake that will largely determine how much weight you gain or lose. Simply put, a calorie is just a measure of the stored energy in all of the food we eat. So … Continue reading The Danger Of Focusing Too Much On Counting Calories