The Calorie Conundrum.

Morne Botha ( Dipl. Personal Training; Cert Nutrition) Photo by Pixabay on The calorie as a unit of energy measurement has its roots in the late 19th century, when scientists and researchers were looking for ways to quantify and measure the amount of energy contained in food. At that time, the calorie was defined … Continue reading The Calorie Conundrum.

10 Benefits of Light

Photo by Jonathan Petersson on Light is something that we often take for granted, but did you know that it has a profound impact on our overall health and well-being? From improving mood and cognitive function to boosting the immune system and preventing certain types of cancer, the benefits of light are numerous and … Continue reading 10 Benefits of Light

Southern Fried Chicken Livers

New Contest, see below My son and his mates all do bodybuilding and I found that chicken livers are an ideal inexpensive way of providing him with a good source of protein, vitamins and minerals. Chicken liver are also versatile as there are my different ways to prepare them. The original recipe below   is from … Continue reading Southern Fried Chicken Livers

Salt, The Underrated Supplement

By Morne Botha ( Nat.Dipl. Personal Training., Nat.Cert In Nutrition) Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh on Salt, also known as sodium chloride, is often thought of as a villain when it comes to health and nutrition. Many health experts recommend limiting salt intake to lower the risk of high blood pressure and heart disease. … Continue reading Salt, The Underrated Supplement

Citrus & Sage Pork Chops

Flavor Filled, Quick & Easy Pork Easy and filled with flavor, pork chop recipe! Servings: 4 Prep 15 minutes Cook 15 minutes Ready in: 30 minutes Ingredients • 4 (5 oz) 1/2-inch thick boneless pork chops • Salt and freshly ground black pepper • 3 Tbsp Butter • 1 1/4 tsp cornstarch • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth • 1 tsp orange zest • 1/4 cup fresh orange juice • 1 … Continue reading Citrus & Sage Pork Chops

Release The Brakes On Muscle Growth

Creatine is a popular supplement that is commonly used to improve athletic performance and increase muscle mass. However, it may also have an effect on myostatin, a protein that plays a role in regulating muscle growth. Myostatin is produced by muscle cells and released into the bloodstream. It acts as a "brake" on muscle growth, … Continue reading Release The Brakes On Muscle Growth

Ham & Cheese Egg Cups

Your metabolism is boosted by breakfast, which aids in calorie burning throughout the rest of the day. Additionally, it gives you the energy you need to accomplish your goals and enhances your concentration at work or school. These are just a few justifications for why breakfast is one of the most crucial meals of the … Continue reading Ham & Cheese Egg Cups

Stuffed Mushroom Caps

Thanks to Carrie's Kitchen for this very tasty recipe Ingredients 1 cup crab meat1/2 cup cream cheese2 tbsp low fat mayonnaise1/2 cup fresh parsley leaves, chopped1/2 cup green onions, chopped4 tablespoons ParmesanSalt & Pepper - to taste1/2 tsp garlic powder2 tbsp butter - melted 10 - 12 white mushrooms caps (remove stem)1/2 cup bread crumbsNonstick … Continue reading Stuffed Mushroom Caps

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