One of my readers, Bill Nad, from Fitness Tips For Life, asked a great question a while ago about Greek yogurt, which I thought we’d take a look at here today. Bill said,
My wife also eats Greek yogurt, which is really high in protein, but she does not like the taste of it. It would be interesting to do a profile on that stuff, to see how to use it and the health benefits, as it is a lot different than the yogurt we usually get from the store.
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So you’ve been eating all your vegetables lately — broccoli, cauliflower, carrots, celery, you name it, you’ve eaten the lot! Excellent, that really is great work! ;-)
Now, here’s something else for you to try out… sea vegetables!
I have to admit, I don’t like to eat the same foods over and over again. For me, a varied choice of food helps to keep my diet interesting. Click to read more…
With so much talk about avoiding carbohydrates these days, it would be easy to overlook quinoa. But thankfully you’re not overlooking it, because you’re asking “What is quinoa” and that’s a good question to ask.
First of all, if you’re wondering about pronunciation it’s pronounced “KEEN-wah“.
Next, if you’re looking for a highly nutritious carbohydrate, that’s not only going to help you stay lean, but will also maximize your energy levels, then you’re looking in the right place… quinoa really does have it all! :-) Click to read more…
Many people shy away from eating adequate protein because they think it’s unhealthy.
But, if you are trying to lose weight, or simply improve your health, getting enough protein into your diet is extremely important.
It can even help with weight loss, by making you feel more satiated, which means you naturally want to eat less. Click to read more…
The question ‘are nuts fattening‘ is one I get asked regularly.
In fact, almost every time I suggest that people should have nuts as a snack, I get some opposition.
It’s an interesting one that requires us to take a closer look at the facts…
Are nuts fattening: What the studies say
No-one’s going to argue that nuts aren’t high in fat — they are.
But, many people assume you shouldn’t eat them when trying to lose weight. Studies have confirmed, however, that people who eat nuts have a lower BMI than those who don’t. Click to read more…