I’m often asked to share ideas on how to get more protein throughout the day. That prompted me to post my healthier version for traditional three-bean salad. This higher protein adaptation has less sugar and is lower in fat and calories than traditional recipes . It is a great source of protein, fiber, folate, iron and a good source of […]
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Time, money, motivation, family. The excuses and barriers to living a healthy lifestyle are endless. It is true that planning and preparing meals every night can be exhausting; starting a new exercise program can be intimidating; and it may be difficult to imagine how you could squeeze in another hour of sleep. But that does not mean you should not […]
Have you ever been in the middle of an event, knowing you need fuel but couldn’t bear the thought of swallowing more sweetness? You’re not alone. Many athletes find it difficult to tolerate the sweet flavors of sports foods and sports drinks, especially during longer distance endurance events. The bad news: Water may not be enough. Athletes who choose only […]