If you have been trying to gain muscle for any length of time, you have probably figured out that training is only half of the equation. To gain quality muscular weight, you must take in more calories than you burn, with a significant portion of them coming from protein. This large food intake can be a huge drain on your wallet, especially when you already have monthly gym dues on your list of bodybuilding expenses. Here are 10, nutrient-dense,... Read More
Grilled seafood can be a delightful culinary experience if done right. Many people shy away from seafood because they don't know what to do with it. Seafood makes a tasty, healthy meal on the grill. Did you know most fish has less than half the fat of beef? I would rather put a nice salmon fillet on the grill any day. Grilling great seafood takes a little practice. Here are 10 tips to help you get started.
1. Always start with fresh fish if... Read More
In this article, I am going to share with you three delicious pasta recipes that you can prepare for any occasion. The recipes are very easy and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. They're fancy enough for entertaining or just a weeknight dinner.
Lemon Tuna Pasta 4 tsp Butter 8 Black olives, pitted and sliced 1 tsp olive oil 2 cans chunk tuna, drained 4 large garlic cloves,... Read More
A lot of people still don't know there are fat-burning foods that can actually increase the number of fat calories your body burns each day. These are known as free foods and are generally low in calories; in fact, some of these foods are so low in calories that your body actually burns more calories metabolizing them than the total amount of calories in the food itself.
Although fat burning foods are important for anyone who wants to lose... Read More
Good nutrition is important for children to develop healthy minds and bodies. Getting an early start on good nutrition is a key factor in helping children learn to enjoy the taste of foods that are good for them. However, it is never too late to start your children on a new path. Here are the 10 best foods for kids.
#1 Best Food for Kids - Oatmeal
There is no better way for your child... Read More
Forget eating three big meals a day. Eat around the clock. That doesn't mean bingeing on junk food whenever you see fit. Instead, many dietitians and researchers encourage eating small, balanced meals. The body usually needs three to four hours to digest an average-size meal. To prevent the body from going into starvation mode, you should refuel it on cue. This also prevents your blood sugar from dropping in between meals. When you wait... Read More
Like a fish in water -- not oil. Fish such as salmon and tuna are rich in omega-3 fatty acids which reduce total blood fats, lower bad cholesterol and raise good cholesterol. Although fresh tuna is the best way to go, canned tuna is often most affordable and convenient. Be careful when making your selection. While fish packed in oil may be the moistest, it is higher in fat. The oil is also rich in omega-6 fatty acids, which people tend to... Read More
Swordfish belongs to the group of fish that have recently become more appreciated for their contribution of omega-3 essential oils to the diet. These fats, which have to be provided by the diet, have now been shown to have a host of health giving benefits including combating rheumatoid arthritis, heart attacks, high blood pressure, clogged arteries, psoriasis, asthma, inflammatory bowel disease, multiple sclerosis and even migraine... Read More
Fish and shellfish have always been practical diet staples because of their health benefits. Canned options fit well with the "recessionista" trend of spending less and getting more bang for your buck. Canned fish offer health benefits such as lowering cholesterol and reducing total blood fats. But be careful when cruising the store shelves for tuna and other omega-3-packed cans of fish. Opt for those packed in water - fish packed in oil... Read More