Posts Tagged "vegetables"

Courtney's Green Drink

Courtney's Green Drink

A client of mine, Courtney, has been training with me for over five years. She has mastered the art of eating well, and being in her second year of medical residency, she has mastered the art of eating well while SERIOUSLY pressed for time and low on sleep! My clients often impress me with their own evolving interest in nutrition and in lifestyle management, their resourcefulness, and I’m always thrilled to hear about what they are eating and what tricks they are learning along the way, outside of our training. Courtney swears by this “Green Drink” for its detoxifying properties, its energy boost, and its streamlined way of providing a TON of nutrients...

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The Simplest Ways to Eat Clean and Stay Lean

The Simplest Ways to Eat Clean and Stay Lean

So, I’ve just been composing a quick sheet of pointers for a class I’m speaking to tomorrow, regarding nutrition. I’ve tried to keep clean eating as simple as possible for the members of this class – of course there is so much to know, but here are the most important points highlighted: – always eat within an hour of waking up to get your metabolism running for the day – get in some starch with breakfast (oatmeal, whole grain bread) to fuel the brain immediately – eat every 3-4 hours throughout the day to keep blood sugar levels stable and burn┬ámore fat – every time you eat, include each of the macronutrients (protein,...

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Are Healthy Nachos Possible?

Let’s face it. You’re not going to be eating salmon and broccoli and oatmeal and blueberries and chicken and bok choy and tofu and brown rice and spinach all the time. You will need to break and have something a little bit more indulgent. For those of you who love pub food, have an unwavering craving for junk food but REALLY want to stay on track and see your waistline shrink – this option may help. Choose baked tortillas, as natural as possible. I love Neal Brothers Bite Size Tortillas – oven baked. In one serving, which is slightly more than a quarter of the bag, you get 200 calories, 5g of fibre, 4g of protein and only 2.5g of fat. On the...

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