Protein Powder Pros and Cons: What to Know, What to Watch Out For

pros and cons of protein powder to lose weightProtein powders are expected to be a $7.5 billion industry by 2020, and the products are popular for a wide variety of reasons: Vegetarians might feel that their diets are somewhat lacking, athletes may want to add muscle faster or aim for a competitive edge, and still others might be looking for a quick meal that isn’t dripping with grease.

And there’s an equally wide variety of products on the market. Here’s what you should know about protein powders.
Protein is an important building block for muscle as well as hair, skin, and nails. Powders are dehydrated forms from sources such as milk, soy or plants. They’re typically mixed with water or other beverages, or they can be added to foods to boost protein content.

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What I Ate in a Day to Lose Weight for My Wedding


Are you trying to lose weight for a wedding or some other special occasion? Then this video is for you. Aside from the workout routine you are doing, it is also important to note the kinds of food you eat each and every day. This will help you maximize your calorie-burning capacity. Watch this video and see how this diet can be good for you. The dishes are so delicious and nutritious that you won’t even feel like your dieting!


You might also like this article about the do’s and don’ts of a wedding weight loss:

Food Comparisons for Your Dieting

 diet-comparisonsDieting is out and clean eating is in. Swap your pasta for zucchini noodles and you too can be as slim and “healthy” as your favorite food blogger.


Unsurprisingly, the movement’s faced an enormous backlash. Not only is the science behind it complete BS, but by ascribing to a “clean-eating” diet (that actually removes several important food groups), you are denying your body important nutrients. Not to mention the fact labeling foods “pure” and “dirty” can seriously mess with your mental health.

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3 Simple Habits That Could Sabotage Your Weight Loss Goals

Lose weight nowYou’re working out, eating better, and feeling great about your decision to get fit. But when you step on the scale, your heart drops when you see a larger or equal number to last week. What could be the hold up?

The truth is, even if you’re following a fitness routine and making healthier food choices, you might not be seeing the weight come off as you’d hoped. While the number on the scale doesn’t always reflect other healthy accomplishments like eating better, making it to the gym and gaining muscle, we understand how frustrating it can be to step on the scale and not see results.

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2 Top Tips on How to Eat Healthy

how-to-eat-healthyMaking good food choices is important for everyone. Alpa Shah, MS, RD, CDE, a Senior Medical Manager, US Dietary Supplements, Global Medical Affairs at Pfizer, as a Nutritionist and Registered Dietitian, she believes there are two important things you can do to achieve a healthy food lifestyle—and that is to: 1) make good food choices, and 2) identify habits that you can keep doing over a long period of time, which fit easily into your daily routine, and can become a sustainable part of your life (by this, she means no fad diets!).

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