Nutrition / 8 posts found

The Benefits of Olives

Olives can be a nice addition to your choices of snacks or added to a salad while contributing to your daily nutritional goals. Olives, whether green or black contain about 115 to 145 calories per 100 grams, or approximately 59 calories for 10 olives. They consist of 75-80% water, 11-15% fat, 4-6% carbs and a small amount of protein. Olives contain antioxidants that help prevent heart disease. The fat in olives contain fat but it’s healthy monosaturated fat, good fat, which has been shown to reduce…

The Power of Magnesium

Anyone that knows me knows that I’m a magnesium fanatic and I confess that it’s true. It all started when hurricane Ivan hit our tiny island Grand Cayman of the Cayman Islands and annihilated it. Just taking a guess, but I would say that over half the homes and businesses lost everything, which included me. So, because of my loss, sleeping in the attic of a commercial building with no electrical power and no bed to sleep on for over 3 months gave birth to a slight sciatica problem. This is not…

Smoked Salmon Wrap

Salmon is a rich source of omega 3 as well as protein. Couple that with sprouted grain tortilla and fresh arugula and you’ve got yourself a healthy, balanced meal that’s ready in only 5 minutes. Servings: 2 Here’s what you need: 1 sprouted grain tortilla 1 tablespoon of low fat cream cheese 4oz of smoked salmon 1/2 cup of arugula a dash of salt and pepper Spread the cream cheese evenly over one side of tortilla. Place the salmon in the center of the tortilla. Top with arugula.…

Power Oatmeal

This oatmeal is packing a powerful ingredient – protein. Mix a scoop of your favorite protein powder into your oatmeal to transform it into a quick and healthy breakfast. Servings: 1 Here’s what you need… 1/2 cup of whole grain oats 1 cup of water a dash of salt 1 scoop of high quality protein 1 tablespoon of chopped macadamia nuts 1 tablespoon of golden raisins Mix the oats, water and salt together in a microwave safe bowl. Microwave on high for 2 to 4 minutes. Stir in protein, top…

People Fail From a Lack of Knowledge

Those who know me know that I don’t recommend anything that I know doesn’t offer all that it claims. With all the confusion about what is good or bad when it comes to the health & fitness informational world, it’s easy to see why so many people are skeptical to try and increase their knowledge of the body and how to improve upon it by implementing a nutritional and workout program. Being that our website is new, and it will take a few months to publish sufficient articles,…

Healthy Chocolate Shake

What is better than a creamy chocolate shake? A creamy chocolate shake without the guilt! You won’t miss the fat and refined sugar as you slurp up this tasty treat. Servings: 2 Here’s what you need: 2 frozen bananas 1/2 cup of non-fat milk 2 scoops of chocolate whey protein 2 tablespoons of raw almond butter a dash of ground cinnamon 2 cups of ice Throw everything into a high speed blender, blend until smooth and creamy. Nutritional Analysis: One serving equals: 292 calories, 7g fat,…

Easy Turkey Wrap

This wrap is perfect to pack for lunch or makes a quick and healthy dinner. It’s ready in a flash, tastes amazing, and is filled with lean turkey, veggies and whole sprouted grains. Try it today, but don’t be surprised if you get hooked Servings: 1 Here’s what you need: 1 6-inch sprouted grain tortilla 1 tablespoon of low fat cream cheese 1/4 cup of chopped tomatoes 1 cup of roughly chopped lettuce 3oz of lean turkey slices a dash of salt and pepper Spread a tablespoon of cream…

Magnesium & Calcium

A lot of healthcare experts don’t understand the need for health supplements with minerals and vitamins, but it’s quite possible in becoming deficient in these building blocks of the human body while we’re under the stress of sickness, pregnancy and also aging. Kids can frequently consume fast foods to excess and will lose out on his or her day by day nutritional needs. The unborn baby creates large nutritional demands for the expectant mum, at the same time individuals within the…