Proteins on a Low Carb Ketogenic Diet
Let’s talk a bit about low carb and ketogenic diets and how they truly work within your body. Once you have an understanding of how that process works, it’s much easier to understand exactly how much protein you need! What Is A Ketogenic Diet?Known as ketogenic diets, they work by reducing the quantity of carbohydrates in your diet for a long enough period of time to retrain your body to turn to fats, rather than carbs, for fuel. This process is called ketosis.By using fat for fuel, you are able to burn that stubborn stored fat while keeping your hard-earned muscle.When you fast, ..
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5 Plant Based Foods That Have More Protein than Meat
Protein gets a lot of attention, especially in a plant-based diet where the issue of complete and incomplete protein comes into play, along with protein per amount of weight, which is something else to consider. For instance, we don’t need to combine foods as we once thought to form a complete protein (such as beans and rice). That protein myth died years ago, thankfully when we found out our bodies are capable of using all sources of amino acids to form complete proteins.Not Just Grams … What to Consider When Measuring ProteinIt’s also important to consider that amounts in grams aren’t..
How to Snack for Weight Loss
To snack or not to snack?…That is the question.  The answer?  Yes…but snack smartly.If you’re eating three straight meals a day with no snacks in between, you could be sabotaging your weight loss.  If you’re exercising, this may especially be the case.  Why?  Because long gaps in eating makes your blood sugar drop, inviting ravenous cravings for sugary, starchy foods and too-big portions when you do eat.  And when you’re working out, you need to properly fuel your body for maximum fat loss and minimum muscle loss by eating the right health..
Oils with SPF Factors
As much as we need them to protect us from the harmful rays of the sun, not all sunscreens are that good for you. There are however, some products that are non-toxic ‘sunscreens’. Many plants have developed their own UV protection and it is the extracts or oils from these plants that can provide us with natural protection. The SPF ratings for these extracts and oils are not as high as synthetically produced products but they are safe for us and for the environment.As in all things, the best approach to UVR protection is one of moderation:be responsible, limit the amount of time in the sunstay ..
G-BOMBS: Greens, Beans, Onions, Mushrooms, Berries and Seeds
“G-BOMBS” is an acronym you can use to remember the most nutrient-dense, health-promoting foods on the planet. These are the foods you should eat every day and they should make up a significant proportion of your diet – these foods are extremely effective at preventing chronic disease and promoting health and longevity.G – GreensRaw leafy greens contain only about 100 calories per pound and are packed with nutrients. Leafy greens contain substances that protect blood vessels and are associated with reduced risk of diabetes. Greens are an excellent tool for weight loss, since they can be consum..
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