Nutrition Tips to Combat Stress

Eat regularly (every 3-4 hours) & plan for meals Choose foods high in B vitamins, vitamin C, and Calcium: Vitamin C: Fruits and vegetables (e.g. citrus fruits, yellow peppers, brussel sprouts, broccoli) B Vitamins: lean red meats, liver, fortified products, milk products Calcium:Milk products, fish/seafood, vegetables (e.g. collards & spinach) Avoid refined foods: fast foods, candy bars,Continue reading “Nutrition Tips to Combat Stress”

Protein Powders

Protein powders are becoming increasingly popular in the fitness sector. Protein powders do not have any benefit over whole foods or a naturally protein rich, well-balanced diet. Protein is extremely important post-exercise for muscle synthesis and development…especially if you are doing resistance training. What type of protein you choose (whole food or a protein supplement)Continue reading “Protein Powders”