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By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

I have been preaching whey protein for some time to my clients. I myself ingest 36 grams of whey protein after my workouts followed by a piece of fruit or a raw vegetable 15 minutes later so that I am ingesting the needed carbohydrates for recovery as well. Finally, more research to back it up! […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

I have been preaching whey protein for some time to my clients. I myself ingest 36 grams of whey protein after my workouts followed by a piece of fruit or a raw vegetable 15 minutes later for the Carbohydrates. Recovery from a cycling time trial is enhanced with carbohydrate-protein supplementation vs. isoenergetic carbohydrate supplementation. John […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Salt lurks in bagels, cereal, report finds Mon Dec 1, 2008 3:16pm WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Harmful amounts of sodium can be found in unsalty foods such as breakfast cereal and bagels, according to Consumer Reports magazine. The group’s analysis of 37 food products found a cup of Kelley’s Raisin Bran contains 350 milligrams of sodium, […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Pumpkin Nutrition The bright orange color of pumpkin is a dead giveaway that pumpkin is loaded with an important antioxidant, beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is one of the plant carotenoids converted to vitamin A in the body. Current research indicates that a diet rich in foods containing beta-carotene may reduce the risk of developing certain types of […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Happy Halloween! Nutritional Value of Pumpkin The bright orange color of pumpkin is a dead giveaway that pumpkin is loaded with an important antioxidant, beta-carotene. Beta-carotene is one of the plant carotenoids converted to vitamin A in the body. Current research indicates that a diet rich in foods containing beta-carotene may reduce the risk of […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

Red cabbage is delicious, nutritious, and low in calories. Now don’t get your nose in a pickle. Just add some red wine vinaigrette and eat it raw like a salad or saute it for an easy flavorful side dish. Red Cabbage Plays a role in reducing the risk of breast cancer. Plays a role in […]


By admin on Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

SWEET POTATOES If you were to design the world’s most perfect food, what would you put in it? In addition to great taste, you’d be sure it contained a powerhouse of nutrients, good source of dietary fiber, fat and cholesterol free, low sodium, and easy to prepare. It’s the sweet potato! They are a first-rate […]