Posts Tagged ‘protein’

Eating Vegan in the Zone

More and more people are choosing to follow a vegan lifestyle. The challenge of eating vegan 40-30-30 comes when trying to boost protein to 30%. Many vegan and vegetarian recipes fall into a carbohydrate percentage of around 60% and a lower than 30% protein percentage. There are several ways to increase protein in a vegan… Read the Full Article

Salmon: The Good Fish to Eat

Salmon is an excellent source of protein and Omega-3 essential fatty acids. It is recommended that you eat foods rich in Omega-3 essential fatty acids at least 2 to 3 times a week. The best source of salmon is wild caught.  Salmon derives its rich red color from the krill they eat during the part… Read the Full Article

The Glycemic Index Revisited

More and more focus lately is on diets as a way to combat heart disease, diabetes and cancer. In response to this, researchers are looking not only at calories and fats, but also the differences in carbohydrates. Researchers noticed that blood sugars are affected by the way carbohydrates were digested. Slower digestion meant slower and… Read the Full Article

Sleep and The Zone Connection

Scientists still are not exactly sure what goes on during sleep, however, research is revealing that what we assume is a time of tranquil and blissful rest is anything but for the brain. Sleep is now considered a critical factor in wellness, and even survival. The body takes this time to repair and rebuild itself,… Read the Full Article