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How to Use Protein for Sports Performance + Recovery

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How to Use Protein for Sports Performance + Recovery

Welcome to Week 3 of The Healthy Chef Protein Series. I’m excited about this week because it’s all about the importance of protein in sports nutrition. It’s a topic I’m passionate about because my years of training for fitness figure and road cycling competitions has really shown me the benefits of including good quality protein into my diet to support my performance and recovery.
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Welcome to my special 4 Week Protein Series. If you missed Week 1 last week, you can read The Smart Guide To Buying And Using Protein Powders here. This week I’m touching on having enough protein in your diet to support your weight loss goals. There are many studies that show that adequate protein in the diet is effective for fat loss. Protein is more satisfying than fat and carbohydrate and keeps us fuller for longer. When we feel more satisfied, we naturally eat less—and lose weight.  It's important you consider your goal when choosing the right powder. Whether it's for weight loss, body...

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A high quality, clean and wholesome protein powder is a wonderful addition to your smoothies. They are easily absorbed by the body and can boost your morning smoothie into a complete meal replacement. You can literally blend any combination of ingredients into your smoothies, BUT there is a magic formula I like to follow when making the perfect protein smoothie. BALANCE YOUR MACROS The secret to blending the perfect protein smoothie is to have the right balance of macronutrients – that is, your protein, healthy fats and carbohydrates – to ensure you’re getting all the nutrients your body needs for  optimum health and...

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For the next 4 weeks, I’m going to look at the misconceptions and misinformation about protein powder and recommend the most simple and effective ways to use protein for your specific needs and goals.

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Is Keto the Key to Weight Loss and Better Health?

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Is Keto the Key to Weight Loss and Better Health?

I was introduced to a standard low carb diet also known as the "keto" way of eating in my early 20's when I started lifting weights and training for fitness figure competitions. I am still fascinated at the body's ability to change composition, based primarily on how you eat and how you train. In the early days, I was a real gym junkie…training 6 days a week and carefully monitoring my low carb diet to support the high-intensity workouts I was putting my body through. I learnt a lot, in particular, how to fine tune my diet and in order to support a...

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Why Matcha is Good For Weight Loss

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What To Do When Your Kids Don't Like Veggies

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Body Shaping with Teresa Cutter - Event Highlights

My first Body Shaping event at HCHQ was held last week. It was...

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Delicious Ways to Get More Protein in Your Diet

Getting enough protein in your diet is one of the most powerful ways...

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