Nutri-Know: It’s what’s IN the calories a well as the number of calories

Nutritional Knowledge You Can Use

Are you trying to change your body composition (read that: lose weight)? The number of calories in vs calories out is very important, but you also must look at the ingredients of some of the processed foods that you consume.  I’m not talking about the Nutrition Facts – rather, the INGREDIENTS.

The ingredients that make up the calories have possibly been a cause of health and weight problems for many years (i.e. too much sugar, artificial flavors or sweeteners, trans fats, etc).

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Nutri-Know: Grain & Kale for Healthy Meal that Satisfies!

Nutritional Knowledge You Can Use

Working as an exercise coach involves long hours.  My day starts when the alarm goes off at 4 am and I’m often not home til about 8 or 8:30 pm.  Don’t get me wrong, my day can have some breaks between classes, appointments, squeezing in a workout or run, and administrative work.  My office is 15 miles from home so running home is not an efficient use of time to get lunch or dinner.   So I like to put something together that is healthy and easy to bring with me for meals.

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Nutri-Know: Delicious Protein Shake Recipe

Nutritional Knowledge You Can Use

A healthy balanced diet strengthens and supports your immune system, nourishes your body and mind, and can help you recover from workouts and continue to lead an active lifestyle. 

Nowadays, quickly and easily preparing a healthy snack drink can be a challenge.

I have been using a protein shake recipe for several years to help boost my post-workout recovery.  This has worked great for me and it can be a quick snack or an occasional meal replacement. 

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