Category: Diet & Nutrition

Vanilla Ice Cream Cake: Paleo And Vegan Style

Vanilla Ice Cream Cake: Paleo And Vegan Style

[ 0 ] January 8, 2013 |

Hmm . . I love ice cream and I love cake so how on earth could I not like this!!! In my last news post I shared 6 Paleo recipes from Mariel Lewis, fitness expert and writer for BodyBuilding.com. Well I also discovered that Mariel also has her own website called Amazing Paleo and it […]

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6 Paleo Meals To Add To Your Collection

6 Paleo Meals To Add To Your Collection

[ 0 ] January 8, 2013 |

If you are following or just started to follow the Paleo diet and have yet to buy a Paleo cookbook then you will no doubt either think it’s boring and be sat there wondering what else you can eat. . or scouring the web looking for recipes to add to your collection. Well fitness expert […]

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Delicious Paleo Cheesecake Recipe

Delicious Paleo Cheesecake Recipe

[ 5 ] January 7, 2013 |

Ok, cheesecake is one of my FAVOURITE deserts! Unfortunately, it doesn’t fit with most diets or your health and fitness goals . . but wait! I came across a Paleo cheesecake recipe the other day and although I haven’t yet tried it, I thought I’d share it with you all anyway because it looks delicious […]

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Paleo Snacks When At The Movies

Paleo Snacks When At The Movies

[ 0 ] January 7, 2013 |

If you’re anything like me then you love or used to love a bag of sweets, chocolate or popcorn to take in the cinema while you watch the movie. Think you can’t have a satisfying snack to go with your movie now you are living a Paleo lifestyle? . . Think again! Jamie Young, contributing […]

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Paleo Diet Explained [Infographic]

Paleo Diet Explained [Infographic]

[ 0 ] January 6, 2013 |

Source: http://www.drvita.com/blog/index.php/paleo-diet-in-a-nutshell-infographic Browse More Infographics From: http://visual.ly This infographic clearly explains the workings and theory behind the Paleo Diet. Basically the diet focuses on what foods were available in caveman times – ie what our bodies were supposed to eat as nature intended before agriculture and processed food entered our lives. Many people believe that […]

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Paleo Part 1: What Is The Paleo Diet And Lifestyle? (Scroll For Video)

Paleo Part 1: What Is The Paleo Diet And Lifestyle? (Scroll For Video)

[ 0 ] January 2, 2013 |

If you’re looking to get started on a health and fitness plan, one diet that you may have heard about before is the Paleo diet plan. This diet has received a great deal of attention lately as it seems more and more people are jumping on the bandwagon after hearing about other people’s results with […]

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Food Sources Table

Food Sources Table

[ 0 ] October 23, 2012 |

Carbohydrate Sources Category Items Excellent Carbohydrates Vegetables Spinach Kale Romaine lettuce Broccoli Cauliflower Fruits Blueberries Blackberries Strawberries Very Good Carbohydrates Vegetables Eggplant Brussels sprouts Red pepper Cabbage String beans Onion Fruits Plum Pink Grapefruit Tomato Kiwi Good Carbohydrates Vegetables Yellow squash Celery Cucumber Fruits Pear Orange Red grapes Green grapes “Small Portion Only” Carbohydrates Wholegrain/Wholemeal/Rye […]

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Glycemic Index

Glycemic Index

[ 0 ] October 23, 2012 |

Table 1 – Low GI Foods Food GI Roasted and salted peanuts 14 Low-fat yogurt with sweetener 14 Cherries 22 Grapefruit 25 Pearl barley 25 Red lentils 26 Whole milk 27 Dried apricots 31 Butter beans 31 Fettucine pasta 32 Skimmed milk 32 Low-fat fruit yogurt 33 Wholemeal spaghetti 37 Apples 38 Pears 38 Tomato […]

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Berry Explosion Protein Cheesecake Minis

Berry Explosion Protein Cheesecake Minis

[ 0 ] September 24, 2012 |

  Ingredients 170g of 0% Total Greek yogurt 2 tbsp of natural cottage cheese 1/4 cup vanilla whey or casein protein powder*** 1 tbsp of coconut flour 1/4 cup of dried berries (I used dried cranberries) 2 eggs 2 teaspoons of stevia   ***With the protein powder, unless you are very into your exercise and […]

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Delicious Healthy Cinnamon And Raison Protein Cupcakes

Delicious Healthy Cinnamon And Raison Protein Cupcakes

[ 0 ] September 18, 2012 |

Ingredients 2 eggs 1 sachet/cup porridge oats 2 scoops whey or casein protein powder (strawberry and vanilla work well)*** cinnamon handful of raisons (or raisons and cranberries) splash of milk teaspoon of vegetable oil splash of water ***With the protein powder, unless you are very into your exercise and weight training then don’t worry about […]

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