Nutrition

Articles and tips related to nutrition related from celebrity fitness trainer, Lucas James, located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The Gluten Free Diet Explained

The Gluten Free Diet Explained

What is all the recent hype about being gluten free?  Is this another diet fad?  Can one lose weight from the diet?  The gluten free diet poses many questions and honestly shoppers are still wondering if it is good.  Some shoppers are simply purchasing gluten free foods because they heard it is good for them […]

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Subway: A Potential Caloric No-No

Subway: A Potential Caloric No-No

Ever since the late 1990’s when the U.S. was swept away from Jared losing all that weight while on the Subway diet, individuals have flocked to this popular restaurant chain for a healthy option for eating out.  One reason the chain has been successful is because the offerings taste wonderful and is generally healthier than […]

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Avoiding Hidden Calories at Starbucks

Avoiding Hidden Calories at Starbucks

One of the most common coffee shops individuals flock to regularly is Starbucks, the bringer of caffeinated beverages.  Known as the home of the latte and macchiato, Starbucks has been flourishing for over a decade and there is no sign of slowing.  What makes this place so wonderful?  Is it the caffeine?  Is it the […]

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Top 5 Paleo Diet Foods for a Lean Body

Top 5 Paleo Diet Foods for a Lean Body

You may have been looking up a recipe online and saw a title that says “Paleo friendly…”  Paleo, what is Paleo?  For one, Paleo refers to the Paleolithic era, the time when cavemen roamed Earth.  During this time, food was only available when it was hunted and gathered.  This was the primary job for cavemen, […]

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Quick, Easy Way to Consume Clean Carbs

Quick, Easy Way to Consume Clean Carbs

  Having a hard time getting clean carbs in? TIP: Blend up a few cups of oats and store it in a container for later. Add a few scoops of the oats to your protein shakes for a quick, easy way to get clean carbs in.

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5 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

5 Quick and Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  You have been told this over and over again throughout your life, but have you ever thought and considered why breakfast is important? The human body needs energy to thrive and move throughout the day, which means some form of energy needs to enter the body.  […]

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Why You Should Add Spice to Food

Why You Should Add Spice to Food

SPICE IT UP: Add spice, peppers, or hot sauce to your meals. WHY? Because spicy food fools your taste buds into  being more satisfied with smaller amounts. TIP: Use spices & hot sauces that are low in sodium.

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Eating for the Ultimate Abs

Eating for the Ultimate Abs

In the journey of gaining a great set of abs, it is crucial to follow a diet which allows for the ultimate abs.  Consuming fatty foods loaded with sugar and carbohydrates will not allow for a flat, toned, and defined abdominal section.  Rather, consuming improper foods will not only make your journey hard to accomplish, […]

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Top 5 Benefits of Drinking Water

Top 5 Benefits of Drinking Water

Water is a crucial aspect in daily life.  It is required for essential body functions and constitutes a large majority of the planet.  Without this compound, life would cease to exist.  Modern era has presented bright water bottles, thermos containers, and flashy sports drinks to help encourage the replenishment of water in the body.  Small […]

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Knowing Your Fats: The Difference Between Saturated and Unsaturated Fats

Knowing Your Fats: The Difference Between Saturated and Unsaturated Fats

An appropriate diet is a key to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. For this, however, one has to know what to eat and what to avoid. The old adage is that low-fat diets are best for proper cardiovascular health and short-term weight loss. Well, this is not the case anymore. Indeed, nowadays, doctors, nurses, nutritionists, and […]

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