With February being American Heart Month, we can raise awareness about heart disease and how we can prevent it – both at home and in the community. Heart disease is currently the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, and while some conditions and defects are hereditary, there are quite a few conditions that can be prevented and even treated with the aid of healthy lifestyle choices. Here are some examples of how we can make more heart-healthy choices.
Looking to mix up your dinner menu with something fun and different? These foil packet tacos will not only satisfy your taste buds, but transport you to a rustic campfire dinner. Packed with protein and flavor, this is sure to become a weeknight favorite!
How many of you know someone who will go on a diet because they are getting married, planning a tropical vacation where they’ll have to dawn the dreaded swimsuit, or the common “it’s almost summertime” diet? Perhaps you know someone who does this, or maybe this IS you! While it may seem harmless to diet when we feel like losing a few pounds, what we may not know are the negative effects of weight cycling.
Have you been always wanting to try out Quinoa, but thought it looked too complicated? This simple recipe from elizabethrider.com can be the perfect meal, side dish, or mid-day snack! Easily make a big batch ahead of time, and eat it throughout the week for a quick, healthy, grab and go option. Need to include more protein for your diet plan? Try throwing in a hard boiled egg or lean meat for an easy boost!
We know that sleep is important, but it seems that the further we get into adulthood, the less sleep we get! Whether it’s stress from work, family demands, an overbooked schedule (or all the above), other things seem to take priority over a good night’s rest. What we may not realize is the affect that our bad sleep habits are having on our metabolism.
This recipe from loveandfoodforeva.com is the perfect way to mix up your weeknight menu. Loaded with 41g of Protein in each bell pepper boat, this perfect blend of meat, veggies and spices are sure to be a memorable addition to your meal plan that will leave you feeling full and satisfied.
This recipe from My Fitness Pal is a delicious and symbolic meal to welcome the season of fall. This slow cooker Turkey Chili not only gives you “warm soup belly,” but it also doesn’t require you to toil in the kitchen to partake of its deliciousness. With 32g of Protein in every cup, this perfect blend of meat, […]
It’s no secret that there are certain times during the year that people tend to rededicate themselves to fitness. With the motivation of “swim suit season” and “new year’s resolutions,” summertime and the start of each new year tend to get crowded at the gym. Here are 4 tips to help you keep control over your fitness year-round.
This recipe from eat-yourself-skinny.com puts a new spin on eating eggs for breakfast. These high protein low carb grab n’ go breakfast muffins have all the ingredients you need to help start your day off on the right foot!
When it comes to making positive lifestyle changes, what we eat can be one of the most difficult habits to change-and stick with. A lot of approaches these days involve an overhaul of current habits, and can easily overwhelm you with feeling like you don’t know where to start. Here are 5 of our favorite small choices that can allow you to start feeling the benefits of healthy foods, while still being easily implementable.