iron

Chocolate Mug Cake

Chocolate Mug Cake | Easy and Nutritious Recipes

Intro This snack is super quick to prepare, it is tasty and it is a fantastic recovery snack or meal. You can prepare this snack any time of the day. If you have been though an intense workout try the chocolate mug cake as a recovery meal. You can accompany it with a glass of …

Chocolate Mug Cake | Easy and Nutritious Recipes Read More »

Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes and Cabbage Soup - Easy Recipe, Nutrients and Health Benefits

Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes and Cabbage Soup – Easy Recipe, Nutrients and Health Benefits

Intro Whether you are bulking up or losing weight this recipe is easy to prepare, tasty and nutritious. This is one of my faves. I like it so much I prepare this soup at least once a month (for the entire week). Try it! Recipe Nutrition Pumpkin Pumpkin is an incredibly nutritious food. It’s nutrient …

Pumpkin, Sweet Potatoes and Cabbage Soup – Easy Recipe, Nutrients and Health Benefits Read More »

The Many Health Benefits of Basmati Rice

The Many Health Benefits of Basmati Rice

Basmati rice, the “queen of perfumed rice” is super tasty, nutritious and a staple of athletes and fitness enthusiasts. Having Basmati rice regularly has many health benefits including reducing the risk of cancer and heart disease. White rice and particularly white basmati rice provides athletes and fitness enthusiasts energy for intense workout sessions and the ability …

The Many Health Benefits of Basmati Rice Read More »

15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods

A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. 1/15 Pasta A healthy diet doesn’t have to be boring. Some foods that may seem like guilty pleasures can be good for you. What matters is how you prepare them and how often they’re on your table. Take pasta: It’s low in fat and salt and keeps …

15 Surprisingly Healthy Foods Read More »

Sweet Potatoes: Why You Should Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds

Sweet Potatoes: Why You Should Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds

1/12 Antioxidants Aplenty Not all sweet potatoes are orange. Their skins and insides can be white, yellow, brown, red, pink, and purple. The range of color brings different nutrients to the table. Purple-fleshed sweet potatoes are thought to contain super-high levels of antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents. As these substances pass through your system, they balance out …

Sweet Potatoes: Why You Should Make These Healthy Spuds Your Buds Read More »

The Best Habits for Athletes Over 40

Life is less forgiving after 40. It’s a myth you can’t gain fitness, lose weight, change careers or change yourself past a certain age; but I do think those changes get harder. Your body doesn’t absorb and shrug off abuse as well as it did years ago. There’s more at stake when changing relationships and …

The Best Habits for Athletes Over 40 Read More »

Is Popcorn Healthy – Registered Dietitians Weigh in Once and For All

Popcorn is often thought of as a light snack many turn to when they’re trying to find something low in calories to munch on that is still filling and, well, simply tastes good. But, in actuality, is popcorn healthy for you? According to nutritional experts, the answer to whether popcorn is a legitimately healthy snack …

Is Popcorn Healthy – Registered Dietitians Weigh in Once and For All Read More »

Do You Get Enough Iron?

1/11 Why You Need Iron Iron is a mineral that your body uses to make two proteins: hemoglobin and myoglobin. Hemoglobin helps your red blood cells move oxygen from your lungs to the rest of your body. Myoglobin brings oxygen to your muscles. Iron is also important in making hormones, as well as tendons, ligaments, …

Do You Get Enough Iron? Read More »

19 Best Body and Brain Superfoods

Did you know that your brain is the most expensive real estate in your body? It uses up to 20 to 30 percent of the calories you consume. And, just like your body doesn’t benefit from junk food, neither does your brain. One lesser-known fact about obesity is that it negatively impacts cognitive function. If you …

19 Best Body and Brain Superfoods Read More »

Fat-Fighting Foods

Greek Yogurt Greek yogurt has almost twice as much protein as other yogurts. It takes longer to leave your stomach, keeping you satisfied longer. Plus, you burn more calories digesting protein than carbs. Choose nonfat, low-fat, and low-sugar types. 2/27 Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is a nutritional all-star that belongs in your weight loss plan. …

Fat-Fighting Foods Read More »

%d bloggers like this: