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It’s always surprising to us to see how many people don’t pay attention to getting the right vitamins and minerals in their diet. Often times, people get lost in the forest of macros (think protein, carbs and fat), and forget to pay attention to the trees. To be clear: Yes, we need fats and protein….By Marvin | April 19, 2018 |
We got jummy jummy in our tummy. Especially when we talk about sweets like Bounty chocolate bars. Often times, the nutritional profile of candy is less than stellar. Luckily, in this case, many of the Bounty bar ingredients aren’t all that bad for you. Coconut is one of them. A regular Bounty bar is 22%…By Marvin | April 13, 2018 |
Oh Nutella, you God of chocolate, who doesn’t love you? When it comes to chocolate, Nutella is definitely on the top of our list. But that might just be all the sugar talking. After all, Nutella is 55% pure sugar. Hazelnuts, the healthiest ingredient in Nutella, barely make a dent in terms of nutritional value….By Marvin | February 9, 2018 |
Happy Friday Ascenders! How’s it going today? We are right in the thick of our “Rise Up to the New You 30-Day Challenge”. One big part of the challenge is learning about nutrition and preparing healthier recipes. Today we’re using an ingredient you might have heard of, but never tasted: the Shirataki devils…By Marvin | January 26, 2018 |
Yummy, yummy pizza! Who doesn’t love it? In all variations, it’s one of America’s favorite foods. Normally we would suggest eating pizza as a post-workout meal. Za’ contains a lot of carbohydrates from the wheat in the dough, fats from cheese, and vitamins and minerals from the veggies on top. All of those nutritional factors…By Marvin | January 4, 2018 |
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