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Tuesday
Mar052019

Here's what 30 grams of protein look like

Increasing your protein has been a longtime recommendation in the fitness industry.  Fit pros have long known (what more and more research continues to show) that a higher protein diet not only supports a lean body, but also has a long list of other benefits including improving satiety, increases overall calorie expenditure, supporting lean-body-mass maintenance, support recovery from exercise and improve bone density.

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Friday
Oct052018

Is Collagen Really Worth All the Hype?

 

You’ve probably gotten wind of the collagen hype, but before you write it off as just another fad, our expert coaches break down what it is, the benefits, where it can go wrong, and how you can add the right type of quality collagen into your eating plan. 

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Friday
Jun012018

Make Prepping Your Protein Easy With These 3 Simple Spice Rubs

It’s officially grilling season, and it's also one of our favorite times of the year. Grilling is fast and easy, and it can be ideal for meal-prepping high-protein foods. It's also a technique we encourage our nutrition clients to practice. Because when you're spending time outdoors and enjoying

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Friday
Sep082017

5 Easy Ways to Batch Prep Your Protein

You probably know that protein is super important for your health. When it comes to nutrients, it has one of the longer lists of benefits. The amount of lean body mass and bone density you carry, how healthy your immune system is, how well you recover from your workouts, how well your body formulates hemoglobin (oxygen for your exercising muscles), how well your blood sugars and hunger hormones are managed — all are reliant on your protein intake.

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Monday
Jul242017

The Protein You’re Not Eating (But Should)

Consuming enough protein is incredibly important for our health and fitness, and it’s a topic we’ve often written about on this blog. In fact, maybe you’re the person who orders meals with “double protein” so you’re not hungry again in an hour. But for those of my clients who don’t consume enough protein, a funny thing happens when I ask them to eat more. Almost immediately, more chicken breasts, lean ground turkey, egg whites, beef jerky and low-fat deli meats populate their food logs.

 

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Friday
Jun232017

Which Protein Powder is Best For You?

Interested in boosting your metabolism? Most of us would say, "yes," because of the benefits: promotes a lean physique, improves recovery between workouts, helps to manage your appetite and cravings, and supports bone health as you age.

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Friday
Jun092017

How Much Protein Does a Dietitian Eat?

I know you’ve been there. You’re at a restaurant or the airport. Maybe you’re sitting in the doctor’s waiting room. You meet someone new who inevitably asks, “What do you do?” I must be totally honest — because that’s just me — I dread these conversations. It’s inevitable that as soon as I say, “I’m a dietitian,” a rapid fire of nutrition questions start coming my way. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy helping people — that’s why I do what I do. The problem is, I end up giving a standard answer and nutrition isn’t one-size-fits most.

Rather than providing my standard answer — I might give to a stranger at the airport — let’s get totally personal about a topic I get asked about most often: Protein. Interested? Let’s dive into the facts and I'll give you the scoop on how I apply them in my own life

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