How much chicken should you eat?

chicken3 iPhones or 1/2 a water bottle per day? Yes protein may turn into fat, a lot of people usually eat more chicken breast calories than they think. If you were to compress your chicken into the size of your iPhone 5 that would be approximately 3 oz. Or if you were to stuff a 16 oz water bottle tight with chicken that would be 1 pound. 1 pound of Roasted chicken breasts is 748 calories, 16.2 g Fat, 386 g Cholesterol, 336g Sodium, 0 carbs, 140 g protein, and 1160 mg Potassium. Now how many of you are actually eating just 8 to 12 oz of Chicken Breasts per day?

How to eat healthy while on vacation?

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While on vacation, people who are health-conscious are often tempted and fall off track their diet. I mean who cannot resist getting a churro or two while at Disneyland or other theme parks. Here are some tips I found useful to help stay on track to eating healthy while still on vacation. Continue reading

Healthy Campfire/BBQ Recipe

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A common summer past time for me and my friends during the summer is to go to the beach. I admit, in the past I would bring unhealthy food such as chips, hot dogs, candy, and of course ingredients to make s’mores. However, this summer I want to try to cook healthier while at the beach. As I was looking for recipes, I found a beef kebab recipe on health.com. Continue reading

Rosemary-Infused Cucumber Lemonade

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With the summer heat in our midst, I set out to find a recipe to find a refreshing recipe for one of summer’s most popular drinks….LEMONADE!!! This lemonade is gluten free, has low carbohydrates, and good for people with diabetes. Continue reading

Tropical Cucumber Salad

I happened to stumble upon a recipe on eatingwell.com that combines sweet and salty flavors of mango and cucumber for a refreshing summer salad. Here is the recipe: Continue reading

Competitors Tired of Same Menu

Eating the same stuff for weeks puts a sad face on you, doesn’t it? It’s okay to mix it up without guilt if you know how. Try: 1/4 cup Oatmeal, 1/2 cup Egg Whites, 1/2 cup Chocolate Whey Protein, 1/4 Banana. Mix it all together and fry it into a pancake (use a brush of EVO). Add 1/2 teaspoon of cinnamon topped with 1 oz of fresh blueberries. Are you smiling yet?

Coconut Oil vs. Olive Oil (again)

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A few months back I didn’t have very good knowledge about coconut oil, but after some research  I can make a more logical opinion.  There has been controversy that saturated fat is bad for you with today’s argument stating that all saturated fat is not created equal.  Coconut Oil is high with saturated fat from the meat of the coconut where other saturated fat derived from animals leads to clogging arteries. Continue reading