Tagged: carbs

Foods High in Fat, Protein, and Carbs

Most of us want to eat a healthy diet but not all of us know what that means. Which foods are good sources of protein? What is the difference between refined grains and whole grains? Why should we include fats in our daily eating pattern? Read on to find out!

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Why Certain Foods are Considered Just Plain Junk!

The interesting point about many of the 15 foods described below as unhealthy junk foods, is that these are the very foods that many people talk about and enjoy on a regular basis. These are generally “favorites.” In fact, are often talked about in regular advertisements as deliciously fun foods. Here is a look at those […]

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Finding Your Perfect Elite Smoothie

These newly redeveloped cream smoothies were reintroduced recently at all Elite Sports Clubs. Not long ago, I shared a favorite Elite smoothie of most members at the Mequon club, the Chocolate Peanut Butter Smoothie. Since then, I have done quite a bit more reading about the Elite smoothies and their reformulation. Not often are companies able […]

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Picnic Confetti Rice Salad Recipe

Here is a side dish that will add color and flavor to any picnic or barbecue plate coming up for summer! The nice part about this Picnic Confetti Rice Salad Recipe is the fact that you will probably already have all the ingredients on hand just about any time you want to make the dish.

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Understanding Glycemic Index

The term glycemic index may not sound like something you would use on a daily basis, but it is fairly simple in concept. It is a measure of the blood sugar in your body after eating a food that contains carbohydrates. Over the years, people have continued to try to control their blood sugar by counting […]

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How to Time Hack Your Snacks

Part of the success in planning dietary programs can come from the knowledge of how long foods “last” in the body. Imagine being able to decide what you really need to eat based on the time you have?! And, you can!

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What Foods Make You Feel Satisfied Quicker and Longer?

All foods are made of protein, fat, and/or carbohydrates. The meals and snacks that are the most satisfying, and keep you feeling comfortable the longest, are comprised of all three.

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How Does Your Body Use Carbohydrates?

The role of carbohydrates in the body includes providing energy for working muscles, providing fuel for the central nervous system, enabling fat metabolism, and preventing protein from being used as energy. That said, carbohydrates are the “preferred” source of energy or fuel for muscle contraction and biologic work.

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The Truth About Carbohydrates

If you are among the many club members who are trying to put together the right combination of foods to match their dietary and fitness goals, then you may find it confusing today for you to figure out just how to add just the right amount of carbohydrates. In truth, much of the confusion has come from the […]

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What Does the Perfect Diet Look Like?

Results are in from various studies as to just what exactly will make up the “perfect diet.” Young and old alike will benefit from knowing when they are consuming enough but not too much! Here’s a breakdown of the perfect diet:

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