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Success Habit – Eat Protein For Breakfast

Success Habit – Eat Protein For Breakfast

Protein is essential for you if you want to get great results. Many people have heard that they need to monitor the amount of protein they take in but very few actually track this vital macro nutrient. The best way to make sure you get enough protein is to make a habit of eating it for breakfast. That’s right! Eating 30-50g of protein with some high quality fats and veggies for breakfast will reduce your appetite — especially for the sweet foods — and it’ll flip your fat burning switch into overdrive. Not to mention it is critical that we consume our Proteins in the morning vs. starchy carbs and sugary items. Protein is the Key to starting you day out successfully and safely! There are two reasons this works… REASON #1 A protein-based breakfast stabilizes your blood sugar first thing in the morning. That’s EXTREMELY important when you want to lose fat. Chronically high blood sugar levels are associated with obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and more. Let me explain… When you wake up and eat carbohydrates for breakfast, your body turns them into sugar and your pancreas secretes the hormone insulin to get the sugar from your blood to your cells. Much like a real estate agent, insulin’s responsibility is to take the glucose (or carbs/sugar) you just ate and show it a few different places where it can live. House #1 is your liver, house #2 is your muscles, and house #3 is your fat tissue. The problem with eating carbs first thing in the morning is that, unless your muscles or liver need glucose — as...
Success Habit – Eat Your Veggies

Success Habit – Eat Your Veggies

Everyone knows that eating your veggies is so important, but let me ask you this question… And be honest with yourself… Do you consume the recommended 10 servings of veggies a day? Or what about the 16-20 servings recommended for optimal health? How many people do you even know who eat this recommended amount of veggies? Not many, right? My bet would be that maybe 1 in 10,000 people eat enough veggies daily to be in the optimal range! When you do consume enough servings of veggies daily your body will look better, work better and your energy levels will skyrocket to unheard of levels. For this reason you must form the habit of having 10 servings of vegetables per day. Here’s a breakdown of what constitutes a serving:  Raw Leafy Greens – 1 Serving = 1 cup (About The Size Of A Baseball Or Small Fist) Other Vegetables – 1 Serving = ½ cup (About The Size Of ½ A Baseball Or ½ A Small Fist) The best ways to do this are use one or all of the following methods. MORE VEGGIES METHOD #1 Commit to having a large salad every single day Having a large salad once daily as a meal or before your main course is a great way to boost your overall vegetable intake and is also a great way to prep your digestive tract before a meal. Keep it quick and simple however by using a simple and tasty recipe. Here’s such a recipe that you can use (just add and subtract for flavor): 1 Bag Of Your Favorite Greens ½ Large Cucumber...