Cottage Cheese Berry Blast

Photo by Rich ThurmanLooking for a high protein, high antioxidant breakfast or mid morning snack. Try this cottage cheese recipe on for size. It’s quick and easy and tastes fantastic. Packing a high protein punch, rich in cancer fighting antioxidants and low on the glycemic index. This recipe is bound to help you shed some body fat today! Check it out… Read more of this post

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I’m Vegetarian; How Can I Get More Protein in My Life

It’s difficult being a vegetarian sometimes. Although I’m not a vegetarian, I can sympathize with the limitations that people have as far as protein choices. But meats, poultry and fish are not the only sources of protein out there. Expand your horizons and try new things.

I’ve written at length about the benefits and protein content of Quinoa. Spirulina is another obscure source for protein that most people wouldn’t ordinarily consider. Everyone knows eggs are a good source however I have some clients that cannot eat egg either for cultural/religious reasons or because they believe that the egg is also a meat product. But hey, it’s not the end of the world. Protein is essential for fat loss and muscle repair and it can be obtained if you know where to find it. Read more of this post

Black foods, the color of nutritional health

Blackberries in containers, 2008.

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When we consume food, we rarely take into account the colors of the food product and how the variety in color translates into a variety of health benefits. We have been encouraged for years to consume a colorful variety of food in order to insure consumption of a wide range of vitamins and minerals. So what about black colored foods?

Black colored foods have been around for centuries and research is now showing a tremendous benefit from foods such as Black Beans, Black Rice, Black Vinegar, etc.

Here are a some examples of black foods and their benefits… Read more of this post

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