Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
When you need some protein in a pinch, these grab-and-go snacks will do the trick! All of these filling options are easily transportable for a quick energy boost, anytime and anywhere. Whether you prefer sweet, savory, light or hearty, there's a... Read more
These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave... Read more
Protein is an important component of any diet for satiety, muscle repair, and generating hormones and enzymes. Need a protein pick-me-up? These filling recipes are great for refueling after a workout--or anytime!
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A new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition tested 19 subjects on three different diets. Researchers measured appetite, caloric intake, body weight, and fat mass, as well as blood measurements for insulin, leptin (the hormone... Read more
I bought some protein powder yesterday to start drinking, I never has before. I'm a vegetarian so I think this will help me get more protein and help me lose weight. Any thoughts or ideas?... Read more
I weight myself today and I lost 7 pounds and total is 32 3/4 pounds. I'm so happy. tonight I walked and Bured 260 colaries. I hope to be a size down on pant the shirt I'm down one size already. 243... Read more
So last week I gained 4.5 pounds, so I weighed in and now my ticker is saying I lost it and it keeps showing on my friend feed that I've lost 4.5 pounds - though I wish I did, I did not...it should be at 23 pounds not 27 lost... I've gone into my wei... Read more
Gluten free weight loss is difficult. So many of the carbs I can still eat are so high glycemic that it feels like I can't win! My husband and I started working out and eating better 4 wks ago. He's down a size. Me? Not much change yet. Ideas?... Read more
I try to eat a full serving of protein (15g) every 2-3 hours to insure fat loss not muscle. It also keeps you full all day long and its best to set a schedule so your body knows when to expect it. There should be an equal carb/protein ratio when eve... Read more
You have most likely heard it said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Some research suggests breakfast is an important part of a healthy eating plan that can help you achieve and maintain your best weight. A new study suggests that... Read more
We hear in the media all the time about the calorie-laden fare that’s regularly served up at fast-food chains and casual-dining restaurants. But what about the sensible options? Are there any truly healthy choices at restaurants anymore? There... Read more
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