With so many diet options, it can be difficult finding a diet that works for you specifically, let alone one that is healthy and sustainable with food options that are enjoyable. Fad diets come and go, but one diet that has been proven to provide weight loss and improve health is the ketogenic diet.
If you are like many people, the arrival of the New Year sparks the desire to make positive changes in your life. Improving diet and wellness is a common New Year’s goal for most, but the problem is that many of these goals quickly fall by the wayside come February or March, ending in frustration and disappointment.
Topics: Diet, Weight Loss, Health Tips, Exercise
You really have to use your gourd to eat healthy and clean during pumpkin spice overload season. Temptations abound to threaten your resolve for maintaining a diet that will accomplish your fitness goals. Yet you don’t need to lock away all your favorites while everyone around you enjoys the sweet and unique flavor of the world’s most beloved gourd.
Topics: Diet, Nutrition, Thanksgiving
Jax Nutrition is Jacksonville's preeminent health and nutrition headquarters. In addition to their complete selection of nutritional supplements, guilt-free snacks, and proteins, Jax Nutrition is proud to present a new line of healthy, all-natural treats created with both taste and content in mind! These desserts, which include cake pops, whoopie pies, and more, offer a delicious option for those who do not want to sacrifice their sweet tooth for a healthier diet.
Whether your goal is to lose weight or build muscle, when you eat is every bit as important as what you eat. For either goal to succeed, you must control the amount of calories you consume while simultaneously maximizing your intake of protein and other key nutrients. The timing of your meals and snacks affects your ability to manage what you eat. The following guide will help you determine both what you should be eating to gain muscle or lose weight and when to eat it:
Topics: Metabolism, Diet, Nutrition, meal plan, Health Tips
The journey toward better health is among the most vital paths we will walk in our lifetimes. Although everyone's target destination, be it a target weight or a goal for how much one can lift, is a little different, the steps are often the same. Those in search of a healthy lifestyle must exercise and, most importantly, feed the body with good nutrition.
Valentine’s Day is all about showing your love for the people you care about most. Nothing shows your love more clearly than focusing on your favorite people’s health! Whether you’re spending it with your spouse of 20+ years or your best friend, an eye toward good nutrition and fitness tells your loved one that you hope they will be around to share your life for many years to come.
Topics: Diet, Nutrition, meal plan, energy, Holiday Health,
Good nutrition has gone high tech! Modern technology has made tracking your progress towards better health and fitness as easy as playing with your smartphone. Fitness tracker apps now give you the power to collect valuable data on your food consumption, your calorie counts, and your exercise routine while offering advice on how to further improve.
Topics: Diet, Weight Loss, Nutrition, meal plan, Apps
Work toward the body you envision yourself having doesn't stop when you fall asleep. Improving your health and physical appearance is a 24-hour process, and understanding that your body does important work while you rest is one of the keys to more efficient progress toward your physical fitness goals. How you act on that knowledge can have a significant impact on your goals as well.
Topics: Health, Diet, Protein, Muscle Building, Weight Loss, Nutrition
Let’s face it; there is a lot of talk about how much protein you need in your diet to keep your body strong and healthy. According to the United States Recommended Daily Allowance (USRDA), the recommended amount of for the average adult is 0.8 grams per kilogram of body weight daily. The problem with this recommended amount is that it doesn’t take into account the daily nutritional needs of the physically active adult according to a report published by the National Institutes of Health.