Useful Nutrition Calculators

Calorie Calculator: http://www.freedieting.com/tools/calorie_calculator.htm Nutrient Calculator: http://www.freedieting.com/tools/nutrient_calculator.htm Carb Cycling: http://www.burnthefat.com/carb_cycling_for_fat_loss.html Food Calorie Chart: http://whatscookingamerica.net/NutritionalChart.htm  

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National Dietary Guidelines Finally Updated

WASHINGTON, Jan. 31, 2011 — US Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius announced the release of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the federal government’s evidence-based nutritional guidance to promote health, reduce the risk of chronic diseases, and reduce the prevalence of overweight and obesity through improved nutrition …

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A simple shopping list of healthy foods

Here are some ideas for simple, healthy foods that you can eat all the time: Boneless/skinless chicken breasts Eggs Salmon Low fat yogurt Whey protein Brown rice Sweet Potato Cottage cheese (reduced fat) Natural almond butter (reduced fat) Oatmeal Whole Wheat Bread AlmondsSpinach (Fresh or Frozen) Broccoli Red, Yellow and Green Peppers Tomatoes Cucumbers Onions All other vegetables you like…the more the …

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When to drink protein shakes and why

This one goes out to Ryan who asks, “Hey steve can you recommend a morning shake/ afternoon shake or dinner shake?” There are a few ideal times when you want to consume a protein shake: Immediately after a heavy workout (when you body is in an anabolic state) In times when you don’t have time to make/eat a healthy meal …

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The Healthiest Man Alive

by Steve Kim I caught this video of a guy who says he will live the life of “the healthiest man alive” for the year 2011.  Here’s an excerpt from cnn.com: Author A.J. Jacobs’ books include “The Know-it-All,” “My Life as an Experiment” and “The Year of Living Biblically.” For the last, he spent a year trying to follow every rule and …

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