Category Archives: Nutrition

Post Workout Snack

After a good workout, the first thing most people think about is what they're going to have as a snack. The post workout snack is kind of like the holy grail of fitness. It is the most delicious meal of the day and usually ends up being the most nutritious for what your body needs. So,…
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Belly Fat Diet – Learn the Secrets to Lose Belly Fat

Everyone today is concerned with the fat stored around their midsection. Googling "belly fat diet" will lead you to a million and one sites claiming they have the solution for you. The problem is most of these are FAD diets. They advocate "cleanses," starvation, and dehydration as a way to get rid of excess belly…
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Top 7 High Protein Vegetables You Should Start Eating Today

We all know that protein is an essential part of a healthy diet, but are there high protein vegetables? Where do you find them? Unfortunately, when you're eating a high protein diet, it can be easy to lose out on a lot of the micronutrients that come with vegetables and fruits. Why Are High Protein…
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Should I Take Protein Before Workout or After?

If you have been involved in fitness training for a while, chances are you already asked yourself whether it is better to take protein before workout or after. In fact, one of the main questions in the fitness world is: when is the best time to take proteins, before or after exercising? The answer is...both, and…
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How to Choose Your Pre Workout Snack

Whatever sport of physical activity you do, what you eat is essential, and in this article I'll help you choose the best pre workout snack. A good pre workout snack is important for a few reasons: It provides enough energy to tackle more intense workouts It keeps the blood glucose level constant, for the proper…
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10 Foods That You Can’t Miss in Your Pre Workout Meal

Are you wondering what you could eat as pre workout meal? Here are some good ideas to provide the necessary energy without feeling stuffed! Bananas, smoothies, sandwiches...yeah we all know that, but did you know about other great sources of protein and fast absorption carbs great for workouts?

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Unsaturated Fatty Acids

In this page I am going to talk about unsaturated fatty acids (UFA), specifically what they are, which foods contain them and which benefits they give us.

First of all, they usually present in form of liquid vegetable oils, while saturated fatty acids are usually found in solid animal fat (the white fat in red meats for example). [...]

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Is Too Much Protein Bad for Kidneys?

A lot has been said about kidney problems due to too much protein in our diet. Some get scared and drastically reduce protein in their diet, others just choose to ignore every warning and take a chance.What is the truth, though?

Let's begin with saying that all those cold cut meats, salami, capicollo, prosciutto (very Italian here. [...]

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