I created a definitive list of fats to use and fats to ditch. Some are so good for you, and others are so bad for you. Click here to see which list your favorite oil is on.
There are lots of ways to process food. Did you know there are official definitions of unprocessed, minimally processed, processed, and ultra-processed foods?
Sometimes it’s not so obvious the difference between processed and ultra-processed. Let me lay it out for you in this post.
HINT: You may be pleasantly surprised by the definition of processed foods.
Why are the fats and carbohydrates bolded on the Nutrition Facts tables? Why don’t the numbers underneath them add up? How should I read the “%DV?”
Your Nutrition Facts questions answered in this super-short crash course.
Energizing Vanilla Matcha Smoothie
1 cup of unsweetened almond milk (or other non-dairy milk)
1 scoop of vanilla protein powder (your choice, no added sugar)
1-2 tsp matcha green tea powder (start with less if you’re new to matcha – it packs a kick!)
½ frozen banana
Ice cubes (optional)
1 large handful of spinach or kale (optional, but recommended)
How to prepare
Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until desired smoothness is achieved. Sip and enjoy!
Having a healthy mindset can help you live longer. Believing in your health and wellness can be a powerful tool for achieving health and wellness.
Read my latest post on the research behind having a positive mindset for health.
You’ll be happy you did!
We all know we need to drink “enough” water… But how much is “enough?” And what non-water options count toward my daily intake?
Let me tell you that the amounts often suggested as optimal might not apply to you; this is because everyone is different. #surprise