Category Archives: Fun & Healthy Food Facts

Drink Coffee for your Pre-Workout

Drink Coffee for your Pre-Workout More Reasons to Get Your Daily Fix The International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism found that drinking coffee before a workout has tremndous benefits. First, consuming coffee pre-workout burns 15% more calories. Drinking coffee before a workout also improves overall circulation (better blood flow equals a better workout).…
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Five MORE Unexpected Foods that will help you Lose Weight

5 MORE Unexpected Foods that will help you Lose Weight By Keri Glassman, R.D. Because I received such a great response from the related article I posted, "5 Unexpected Foods that will help you lose weight," I decided to follow up with another article by the same R.D., Keri Gassman. 1. Mango. Move over orange.…
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Plant Derived Omega-3: New Research

Omega-3's without the Seafood New Research on Plant Based Omega-3's "Researchers from Penn State recently revealed that a plant-derived omega-3 found in flaxseed (ALA) may be just as effective in preventing heart disease as the omega-3s in fish (EPA and DHA). Good news if you don't love seafood. Aim for 2-3 grams of ALA a…
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Lose that Body Fat Fast

Lose that Body Fat... Fast A tip from L.A. Trainer Ron Matthews* "To destroy body fat, subtract 500 calories from your normal diet intake and work out to burn an additional 500," says Matthews. This leaves no room for dairy, sauces, desserts or any added sugar. "You can't take one bite that is garbage," he…
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