Posts Tagged ‘Protein’

Healthy Alternatives

July 23, 2009 Written by JP

One of the biggest downfalls of any diet is the feeling that your food options are limited. Another pitfall is the impression that eating a natural, whole food diet is generally quite bland. The relative absence of flavor enhancers takes time to adjust to and some people never totally embrace that shift. Recently, I’ve discovered a few natural food additives and substitutes that have helped me to make my diet both healthier and more flavorful. Read more »

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Posted in Alternative Therapies, Food and Drink, Nutritional Supplements | 6 Comments & Updates

Meal Replacements for Weight Loss

June 23, 2009 Written by JP

It’s late at night and I’m driving home after a decidedly rough evening. I’m feeling kind of down and all I see is an endless parade of fast food restaurants with convenient drive-thrus beckoning. A thick, cold and creamy milk shake sounds just like the ticket. Maybe some of you out there can relate? I know all too well that a pit stop to “soothe” the pain with some junk food would, ultimately, only make a bad night worse. So instead, I decide to stick to the resolve that’s helped me to lose over 80 pounds in the past several months. Then a thought occurred to me. Why not try sticking to my diet while still having some comfort food? So I that’s what I did. Read more »

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Posted in Diet and Weight Loss | 12 Comments & Updates

Wound Healing and Nutrition

May 15, 2009 Written by JP

At some point in of our lives, we’ll all be wounded in one way or another. It could be something minor, like a sprained ankle or something as serious as spinal cord injury. Even the after effects of elective surgery should be considered in any thorough discussion about wound recovery. But there is an aspect of healing that is rarely discussed in modern medicine – the role that one’s mental state and nutrition play in physical recovery.

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Protein Shake Meal Replacements

March 12, 2009 Written by JP

One of the biggest obstacles to living a healthy lifestyle is a lack of time. Many of us are constantly “on the go”. The thought of preparing three, wholesome, homemade meals on a daily basis is just not practical. But I have good news – one answer to this conundrum can be found within the problem itself. Today, I’m going to share a personal strategy that allows me to stick to a day-in and day-out healthy lifestyle. The key to my success is choosing a WOE (way of eating) that is practical. Read more »

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Exercising Good Nutrition

December 26, 2008 Written by JP

Do you sometimes wish you could exercise without getting as worn out as you usually do? If so, I want to tell you about a strategy that just might help you get a better workout and feel less tired afterward. Read more »

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