Down and Dirty One-Pot Meals

For a lot of us, an elegant sit-down family dinner means serving the chicken without the bucket. Having to work until 5:00 or 6:00 at night and then having to come home and whip up something your children will eat that won’t get you reported to the Department of Children and Family Services can be […]

9 Foods To Not Give Your Kids for School

Source: P90X Newsletter If you’ve followed the news on childhood obesity lately, you know the state of affairs is pretty grim. Childhood obesity rates have tripled over the past two decades, and most signs point to the next generation being the first whose life expectancy will be shorter than their parents’. Much of the blame […]

My meals

I have been aksed about what I eat each day so I thought I would log it for you. My daly ALWAYS starts out with a mug of coffee with 2 T origional coffee creamer. Then within an hour of waking up I have something to eat. Today it was 1/2 c Kashi Go Lean […]

Healthy Tips for Eating Out

These tips may take some planning, but you will sure be glad you planned ahead. Share a meal and save on cost and calories. Leave off the mayo and special sauce. They are high in fat. Do not super-size. This is just adding calories and fat. Remember shakes, sodas and specialty dinks just add more […]

Fighting the Obesity Trend

Most of us are aware that we’re in the midst of an obesity epidemic. And while we can’t open a newspaper or turn on a computer without a reminder, the problem is still continuing to grow. A recent article in the UK newspaper, The Guardian, predicts that two-thirds of children and 9 out of 10 […]

Two JBB Airmen Lose 71 Pounds Combined

Source: SALAH AD DIN, Iraq – Senior Airman Thomas Stabler just wanted to lose weight and Tech. Sgt. Roy Gunter wanted to lose weight to keep up with active his daughter. Within five months, the two airmen from Montgomery Air National Guard Base, Ala., lost a total of 71 pounds. Stabler’s original goal was […]

Is Corn Syrup Really Like Table Sugar?

I have been having some major problems digesting some gels and other products for hydrating so I decided to dig deep to see what was causing it. After diving into current animal studies and research, I for one am convinced that Corn Syrup or HFCS is an ingredient that does not need to be in […]

Shakeology Recipes

Check out some of these Shakeology recipes below. CLICK HERE to check a lot more!   Carl Daikeler Special 1-1/2 scoops Chocolate Shakeology® powder 1 Tbsp. almond or peanut butter (or to taste). 1 banana 1 cup ice 8 oz. water Chocolate Mocha 1 scoop Chocolate Shakeology 1 cup cold coffee (cool the brewed coffee […]

4 Pre-Workout Snacks

Women who eat low-glycemic-index carbohydrates burn 55 percent more fat during exercise than those who eat high-GI foods. To blast fat faster, try one of these recipes. Cherry-Almond-Yogurt Parfait Mix 1 cup nonfat plain yogurt with 1 tsp honey. Top with 1/2 cup bran cereal or whole-grain flakes cereal (like Nature’s Path Heritage Flakes), 1/2 […]

Benefits of Avocados

I have always known that avocados are good for you but I didn’t really know the benefits. Do you know what avocados are? Believe it or not, it’s a fruit, and contains about 20 essential nutrients, like fiber, vitamin E, folic acid, and B-vitamins. Like Omega 3, it has quite a bit of healthy monounsaturated […]