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Entries in protein powder (10)

Friday
May042018

5-Minute Protein Pancakes

Offering new solutions for breakfast is one of the most common strategies that our nutrition coaches implement with clients. For many of us, our go-tos (often marketed as breakfast foods) are too high in carbohydrates. And high-carb meals tend to leave our energy and blood sugar unstable and are less than ideal if you have a weight or fat loss goal.

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Friday
Apr062018

Are Your Supplements Contaminated?

Spring is in the air, and you know what that means? It’s time for spring cleaning — and that includes your supplement cabinet.

If you’re like most people, you have a smattering of dietary supplements stashed somewhere in your house.

A few of them may be part of your current daily nutritional lifestyle.

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Friday
Jun232017

5 Genius Ways To Use Protein Powder

Maybe you're just not a protein smoothie kind of person, or maybe you need to shake up your protein powder routine. Either way, you're bound to love one — or all five recipes. In fact, if you're like me, you might find the spiked coffee recipe to be life-changing.

1. "Spiked" Coffee 

Spiked Coffee Shake

Like a coffee shop specialty blended drink — but no sugar crash and with a bonus: 26 grams of protein comes with this shake.

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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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Sunday
Aug232015

Product Primer: Our Top Supplements for Weight Loss

If I had a nickel for every time someone asked me what I thought of the latest Dr. Wizard “magic pill” endorsement, I’d be able to fly to your house to discuss this topic with you in person.

The fact is, there’s no magic supplement product, but there are definitely reasons to supplement.

Weight loss programs are simple in theory but difficult in terms of execution. The journey to long-lasting results is not a linear path but for many people is wrought with obstacles, challenges and setbacks. Many of those hurdles are specifically related to our food choices, nutrient adequacy and physiological re-programming.

That’s where strategic supplementation fits in. 

 

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Wednesday
Nov202013

Q&A: Choosing Supplements and Protein Sources

From the Healthy Way of Eating, you know how important protein is for health and weight loss. That said, you might be confused or on the fence about whether you want to (or should) try a protein or amino acid supplement of some kind. How do I know a protein supplement is right for me? What benefits would there be? Shouldn’t real food be the way to nourish myself to optimal health? Can supplements be as good as food (or, in some cases, even better)? If I should take a protein supplement, which kind is the best? Let me explain how I sort through the factors around adequate protein for the clients I work with.

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Sunday
Jun202010

Protein Drinks and Heavy Metals

By now you’ve likely come across an alert on Consumer Reports’ article about heavy metals in protein drinks. The article was part of their most recent magazine. It led to a lot of questions, confusion and unnecessary fears around the use of protein drinks. If you heard about the article, hopefully this will serve to help clarify any lingering questions you may have. Hopefully it will also serve to put your mind at ease and allow you to continue using your favorite protein shake on a regular basis.

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