Day 13: Grab your CPFs & let’s get it on!

Day 13:  Carbs, Protein, Fat - get it on Ok...  2 weeks in and it's time to get it on!   The more consistent you can be with your food intake, the better your results will be.  Choosing 'good' carbs/protein/fat will set your body in motion for better energy,  elimination and help you lose fat. Let's put a positive spin on this....... focus on being healthy and eating well.  Have more energy and feel great - that's what I'm talking about!  Pay attention to what's going on with your body when you eat.  Eat slowly, enjoy your food, let it digest.  Finding foods that agree with you and energize you may be a little 'trial and error' at first.  Are you tired, still hungry, bloated, gaseous, energized?  Take notice and stay with what makes you feel good! Here are some ways to keep on track with your nutrition: have 'staple' items handy - keep a couple of pieces of grilled chicken, hard boiled eggs, yogurt,...
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Day 11: Protein (P) sources to get lean

Day 11:  Protein sources to reach your goals LEAN MEAT:   fish, turkey, chicken, beef , eggs, lean beef, BEANS:    edamame, tofu, black, navy, kidney, hemp DAIRY:   cottage cheese, yogurt, milk, feta cheese, goat cheese Don't get crazy and drink only protein shakes, lol.  They are great to have as a snack or meal replacement here and there...... you want to be Eating Sensibly!  Did you know you can add protein powder to your oatmeal or pancakes?  Or you can add oats to your protein shake :) I won't get too scientific here, but your body needs what are called essential amino acids, 8 of which aren't produced in the body and need to be taken in through food or supplementation.  For simplicity, I'm addressing a whole form of eating - where you generally eat complete proteins, rather than alternative (vegan, raw)  - where mostly incomplete proteins are eaten, which requires more combinating. RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance):  very generally speaking, an adult needs approximately 0.8g/kg of bodyweight. ...
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