Working out is great, but it uses a lot of your energy. In order to have optimum post workout recovery, you should eat the following foods 15 – 30 minutes after your workout: WATER Banana Dark chocolate (70%+ cacao) Greek yogurt or cottage cheese Eggs Tuna or salmon Quinoa Sweet potatoes Lean protein
A recent research study analyzed and ranked 1,000 foods for nutritional content to rank the top health foods. Surprisingly, PORK FAT RANKED #8 HEALTHIEST FOOD, right after swiss chard and before beet greens!!! This is full of heart healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals!
DARK CHOCOLATE CAN ACTUALLY HELP YOU LOSE WEIGHT!! Research studies have shown that people who smelled and ate unsweetened cacao nibs satisfied hunger cravings in a healthy, nutritious way and were able to prevent overeating.
Did you know that eating dark chocolate can help you build muscle? Dark chocolate has antioxidants called flavanols that help improve athletic performance and reduce the risk of stroke, cancer, diabetes. Studies have shown that flavanols: Enhances blood circulation and lowers blood pressure, which improve athletic performance and muscle endurance. Reduces the enzymes that break […]
Ingredients: 2 cups peanut butter 3 cups rolled instant oats ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder ½ cup coconut oil 1 tbsp instant espresso powder (optional) ½ tsp salt ¼ cup honey ½ cup cacao nibs (optional) Instructions: Place peanut butter, honey, coconut oil, espresso powder, cocoa powder, and salt in a pot over medium low […]
Both dark chocolate and meditation improve your heart health and mental health! So why not combine them and get double the benefits!?!?! Grab a piece of dark chocolate and give this chocolate meditation a try!!
Besides being delicious, here are some reasons why you should eat dark chocolate: Nutrition: packed with antioxidants, magnesium, calcium, iron, copper, and chromium. Mood boosting: the polyphenols in chocolate physiologically boosts your mood Improved digestion: fiber and polyphenols in chocolate improve gut health by promoting good gut bacteria Heart healthy: chocolate reduces cholesterol
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In honor of February, let’s talk about HEART HEALTH! Salmon and garlic are both delicious and great for your health!! Salmon is filled with tons of omega-3 fatty acids! Studies have shown that eating salmon 2-3 times per week can reduce risk of heart disease by reducing cholesterol, fasting blood sugar, and blood pressure. Garlic […]