Cooking for Fitness

See our nutritionist-approved picks for the best recipes, snack ideas, and ingredient suggestions for energy and recovery. Here's what to eat, and why.

Losing weight is never easy. It takes hard work and a new way of thinking. Perhaps you’ve tried one diet after another only to be disappointed by more weight gain. Fortunately, there are healthy ways to lose weight and keep it off. Use the healthy weight loss tips below...
In most of my newsletters, I like to provide a healthy snack or meal recipe that not only is delicious, but also helps to get you closer to that hard-body appearance that everyone is looking for. In this article, I’d like to give you healthy food ideas in a...
I wonder how much it is generally known that the benefits of using herbs and spices can speed up your weight loss efforts, by quite a considerable amount actually. We all know that herbs and spices are used with cooking to varying degrees, and of course the primary reason for...
If you know someone that has been trying to lose weight and get into shape, you have probably heard words such as, “I just eat one meal a day to lose weight” or “I’m afraid if I eat, I’ll gain weight” but sadly, this misnomer is why so many...
When you exercise, you do it in order to try to maintain good health. You know that you have to eat so that your body has the energy to perform the workouts that you do as well as for everyday tasks. But, just what you should eat before and...
When most people want to lose weight the first thing they usually do is start a diet. And a diet to most people means “stop eating”. Wrong! A healthy diet should consist of eating less of the foods that contain calories from simple carbohydrates (sugar and processed flour) and more whole...
Are you trying to get buff this summer? Okay, first of all, let me inform you that this can indeed be a process. Don’t expect to hit the gym a few times and see some significant results. For some odd reason this always bothers me. People go to the gym...
Adding weight that is all or mostly muscle can be a tricky thing if you aren’t too sure how to approach it. We’ll just assume that most people know that to add weight to your frame you are going to need to consume more calories and to lose weight...
Copyright 2006 Jonathan Perez After many years of spending hundreds, and even thousands, of dollars, after getting sick on them, and after seeing NO KIND OF RESULTS from them, many have finally realized that they are WORTHLESS. Yet, many are still confused if the supplements that are sold as “Meal Replacements”,...
Protein is an essential nutrient, and is vital to your health. It is used to build muscles, skin, hair and nails. However, many people put their health at risk by eating too much protein. The typical American diet already provides plenty of protein and there is no point in adding...

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