Category: Healthy Eating

The Best Travel-friendly Snacks

Do you find yourself struggling to eat healthy while traveling? If you bring your own snacks you are more likely to resist buying unhealthy food. While there are many healthy snack ideas, here are 5 quick and easy travel-friendly snacks.

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An inside look at Promax Original & Lower Sugar

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Our mission is to inspire people to live a healthy, active lifestyle through good nutrition and regular exercise. We provide delicious, convenient, nutritionally balanced protein bars to fuel active consumers’ fit lifestyles. Since 1996 Promax is the fuel for doing! So what makes a Promax bar a promax bar? Our bars contain 18-20 grams of complete protein. All our bars are gluten-free, kosher, and vegetarian.

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Working Out During the Winter Season

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When the weather is cold outside the last thing you want to do is leave the house and go to the gym. Especially if it is raining or snowing outside, the thought of going for a run can be practically non-existent. So what can you do to make sure that you follow your training plan and keep your fitness level up during the winter season? In addition to stocking up on energy protein bars to ensure you get the nutrients you need to support your workout, there are a number of ways you can make the most of this time of year.

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5 Reasons to Go on a Paleo Diet

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If you have been thinking of starting a paleo diet, now is the time to put that plan into action. The paleo diet takes you back to your ancestral roots, eating only foods that were available in the Paleolithic era. This return to a simpler lifestyle has a number of benefits for your health as well as your exercise plan. Here are five reasons why you should take the next step and go paleo today.

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How to Choose the Best Protein Bar for Your Workout

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To get the most out of your workout, your body needs vitamins and nutrients that promote muscle growth and strength. At the same time, you also need the energy to complete your workouts and increase the intensity in order to see results. Choosing the right protein bar allows you to support your workout goals by giving your body important vitamins and the energy to help you achieve results. All bars are not the same and many may not help you at all, so how do you know which to buy? Keep the following in mind on what to look for when shopping for protein bars:

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Diets to try in 2017

 

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At the start of every year, everyone makes their new resolutions and many start a new diet that promises to help you reach your goals. Instead of just making healthy lifestyle decisions, we choose diets that we don’t know much about or if they are detrimental to our health.  Some diets that you should avoid in 2017 include diet pills (not prescribed by a doctor,) teatoxes, 6:1 diet, and juicing. All of these can cause more harm than help to your body. They might create an impression of weight loss and detox but they are very hard to maintain and can cause complications. Instead of choosing one of these fad diets this year, here are 4 lifestyle diets that will help you achieve a healthier, well-balanced self, while helping you slim down.

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What to eat Pre & Post Workout

Most people know that it is important to give your body the proper nutrition it needs but some might not realize the importance of what you eat before and after a workout is also important. When you fuel your workout with the proper nutrition you will help maximize the benefits of all your hard work during the workout.

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30 tips for a better you

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Every year everyone sets goals on how they are going to be healthier and more fit this year but then give or take a few weeks or maybe even a few months the diets are stopped and exercise becomes less frequent. Wouldn’t it be great if we actually stuck to those goals we set at the beginning of the year? Wouldn’t it be great if we actually were more fit at the end of 2017? Well, the easiest thing to do is to start implementing healthy lifestyle choices into your daily life. Instead of starting one of the “Fad diets” that make you go from eating everything to nothing and are simply hard to maintain, start implementing things like drinking more water every day. As you slowly integrate these things into your lifestyle you will start to become healthier and take a step at changing your lifestyle as a whole instead of just dieting. Here are 30 tips to start becoming a healthier version of you.

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Paleo Diet: Good or Bad?

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The insanely popular Paleo diet cuts out dairy, legumes, grains, and processed junk foods in favor of nuts, meat, and other foods said to be preferred by our ancient ancestors.  The concept behind the Paleo Diet is that Humans evolved on a diet very different from today. Therefore, it is argued that to be healthier, leaner, stronger and fitter, we must change our diet and remove foods that the cavemen couldn’t eat. The diet promises that you will have more energy, weight loss, and clearer skin. While the Paleo Diet might have good qualities let’s take a closer look to see if it is actually good for you.

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Which Is Better? Protein Shakes or Bars?

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Protein energy bars and shakes each have passionate bands of adherents in the fitness community, with aficionados of each willing to swear by their chosen supplement, but which one is really better?

Both. Protein bars and shakes each have their advantages, and which one is best for you really depends on your individual needs and fitness goals.

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