The best pre-workout fuels to improve performance

The Perfect Pre-workout fuel Eat the right fuel to prepare the workout can be critical to having an exceptional workout and sub-par workout.   Pre-Workout Fuel for Football Time: Eat 5m before activity Fuel: Simple and Complex Carbs (ie: Jam Sandwich) Why: Fast release carbs with the addition of complex carbs give your blood sugar [...]

BEER BRAISED BEEF IN CROCK POT | Wellness Recipe

Yield: 1 Servings 3 lb Lean beef stew meat cut into 1 1/2 Inch pieces 1 ts Salt 1/2 ts Pepper 2 md Onions thinly sliced 1 8 oz. can mushrooms (or Pieces) un-drained 1 12 oz. can of beer (I prefer a dark beer, and My favorite dark beer is Negro Modelo, a Mexican [...]

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Beef Short Ribs Adobo With Spinach | Wellness Recipe

Yield: 6 Servings 4 lb Beef short ribs - well trimmed 3/4 c  White vinegar 1 1/2 c  Water 3 tb Light soy sauce 6    Garlic cloves; peeled 2    Shallots; chopped 1 ts Coarsely ground black pepper 1/2 ts Salt 2    Bay leaves 2 tb Vegetable oil 2 bn Fresh spinach; blanched HAVE [...]

Beef Salad | Wellness Recipe

Yield: 4 Servings 2 c  Pot roast, cold, julienne 3 tb Red wine vinegar 1/2 ts Salt 1 ds Pepper 2 ts Dijon mustard 1/2 c  Olive oil 3 tb Parsley, finely chopped 2 tb Capers, drained and coursely -chopped 1    Garlic clove, minced 2    Red onions sliced 2    Tomatoes, peeled and sliced 1/2 c  [...]

Beef Jerky BBQ

Yield: 1 Servings 1 lb Beef loin tip; paper thin <<>> 1 lb Beef brisket; paper thin <<>> 1 lb Tenderloin; 1/8" to 1/4" Barbecue sauce without sugar Onion salt; to taste Garlic salt; to taste If necessary, roll out meat slices as thin as possible. Trim off fat. Set oven at 220~ and line [...]

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The top three reasons low carb diets succeed and fail

Low Carb Success Secrets   Do not skip meals. Eat three regular-size meals a day, or four or five smaller meals. Do not go more than six waking hours without eating. Some people need a snack at the four-hour mark. Eat enough protein. Consume it in the form of poultry, fish, shellfish, meat and eggs, [...]

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Three Clean Eating Weight-loss Diet Tips & Frequently Asked Questions To Lead an Active Healthy Well Lifestyle

1. Why Clean Eating is Right for Your Body & Why it's important for Weight-loss It seems like everywhere you turn, someone is talking about clean eating. So what is all the hoopla about and what does “clean eating” actually mean anyways? No, it doesn’t mean you are eating food that has been run through the [...]

Weight-loss Secrets of Nutritionists and Dietitians

How the pros drop five pounds—fast! STEP ON THE SCALE ONCE A WEEK Dietitians say this keeps them aware of when they've gained a few pounds, so they can instantly employ their favorite calorie-cutting weight-loss strategies to get back on track. DIETITIANS ARE HUMAN TOO They gain weight on vacation, eat when they're stressed out [...]

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Polyphenols are micronutrient that help prevent degenerative disease

Polyphenols are abundant micronutrients in our diet, and evidence for their role in the prevention of degenerative diseases such as cancer and cardiovascular diseases is emerging. The health effects of polyphenols depend on the amount consumed and on their bioavailability. Lycopene, a polyphenol is thought to help fight prostate cancer and has been studied as [...]

Eggs, avocado, roasted green beans, and bacon

This just happened! Eggs, avocado, roasted green beans, and bacon. Mmm mmm good! #activehealthywell #healthyheartybreakfast #nomnom Post by Active. Healthy. Well. Related articles Put an Egg on It! 40 Egg-Topped Recipes We Love for Spring 7 Cool Ways to Use Avocados in the Summer Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus - November 18-22