Tag Archives: Protein

All About Flax: Part Two

Yesterday, I shared one of the most noteworthy changes to my diet with all of you. I started adding flax meal to my diet about two months ago. With one look at the label, the nutritional benefits are obvious. But … Continue reading

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All About Flax: Part One

Nothing says confusion more than the amount of healthy diets, supplements, and superfoods to someone who may be looking to take his or her nutrition up to the next level. Where should you begin? What diet is best for you? Which, if any, supplements should you … Continue reading

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Something to Add to Your Grocery Shopping List

For the past month or so, I’ve been on a sort of healthy-eating kick.  Now, coming from me, this is rather huge.  I’m a total junk food junkie and cupcake connoisseur!  I’ve always been good about going to the gym … Continue reading

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Week 2: All Smiles!

Favorite juicing of the week: Beets Spinach Ginger Blueberries Strawberries Serving: 8 oz So, I’m in week 2 of my Juicing Journey. I’ll be honest… The beginning of the week was rocky. I cheated… A lot. 😦 It’s not an … Continue reading

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Strong and Beautiful: Ali Ruisi, Competitive BodyBuilder

Training for triathlons. Teaching spin classes at night. Eating right. And bodybuilding in six inch heels. Just hearing “a day in life” of Ali Ruisi was enough to make us tired. This Westerly, RI native became a certified Personal Trainer … Continue reading

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Workout Don’t: Foods to Avoid Pre-Workout

Heading to the gym? There’s nothing worse than an upset stomach or the feeling of exhaustion mid-workout. You’ve heard of energy-boosting foods before that can increase the quality (therefore, quantity) of your workout. But what else should you be thinking … Continue reading

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Greek Yogurt: Yay or Nay?

What’s the sitch? According to Stonyfield Farm, “Greek yogurt has an incredibly rich and creamy texture, about twice the protein of regular yogurt, less lactose, and fewer carbs.” I’ve seen it on the shelves at my local grocery store, and … Continue reading

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