Tag Archives: protein
Posted on 09. Mar, 2012 by Andrew Frezza.
In a recent post, I reminded everyone that despite our closely aligned values with the paleo diet, the goal will always be to determine which foods are optimal for us, not which foods are considered paleo or not. In this post, I want to take this thinking a step further. First, let me give you […]
Posted on 06. Oct, 2011 by Andrew Frezza.
While I generally recommend whole foods to liquid foods in terms of satiety and overall nutrition, I can’t deny my love for post-workout smoothies. When I get home from the gym, Im usually not hungry enough to eat a full meal. I know that I need to refuel quickly, but sometimes its difficult to think about food […]
Posted on 26. Aug, 2011 by Andrew Frezza.
If you are new to the wonderful world of chocolate avocado mousse, prepare to be blown away! It may sound crazy to you now, but someday in the near future you are going to give it a shot, and it will change the way you look at dessert forever! (Feel free to thank me […]
Posted on 25. Aug, 2011 by Andrew Frezza.
Let me start by saying there are very few foods (Paleo or otherwise), that I would prefer over a well-made smoothie. Smoothies are the perfect combination of unbelievable taste, silky-smooth texture, and healthy refreshment! When you come home after a tough workout, there is nothing better than relaxing with an ice cold fruity concoction. Over […]
Posted on 23. Aug, 2011 by Andrew Frezza.
Fathead is a documentary following comedian Tom Naughton as he embarks on a 30 day fast food diet. At first, Fathead starts off a little slow, as it appears to be a direct attack on Morgan Spurlock’s anti-fast food documentary, Super Size Me. It even gets a little obnoxious at times in the beginning as […]
Posted on 14. Aug, 2011 by Andrew Frezza.
Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It is a must read for anybody interested in health and nutrition. Gary Taubes wrote the book as a way of creating a more accessible version of his 2007 bestseller; Good Calories, Bad Calories. Taubes has a knack for turning the world of health and nutrition on […]
Posted on 08. Aug, 2011 by Andrew Frezza.
I love this quote by Martin Berkhan about protein bars not belonging in a healthy lifestyle. After years of relying on protein bars for meal replacements or post workout snacks, I have completely eliminated them from my diet. I decided to take his idea one step further with a comparison of 3 popular brands of […]
Posted on 05. Jul, 2011 by Andrew Frezza.
As a 25 year-old male trying to safely maintain his weight with a 2700 daily caloric allowance and 55% of that diet coming from carbohydrates, I would have to consume 371 grams of carbohydrates daily! This means that even if I consumed everything you see in the picture above, plus a whole lot more, I […]