Nutrition Tips | Habit

Protein

Protein isn’t just for body builders. It is an essential component to any lifestyle. Not only do you need to eat a complete protein everyday to survive but it can help you loose weight as well!   Focus on Protein this week as your friend, not enemy. You will find yourself fuller longer and your body

Published on April 9, 2017 by habitproject.
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Go Gluten Free

Gluten, which is a protein that is found in many grains and is responsible for a binding doughy-like texture.  It can be found in grains such as Wheat, barley and rye.  Other grains, such as millet, brown rice, buckwheat, wild rice, amaranth, quinoa and unconaminated oats, are all gluten free Some people can be intolerant

Published on November 21, 2016 by habitproject.
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Dietary Restrictions

If you are diagnosed with Hashimoto’s, thyroid medication is typically administered to stop the inflammation as well as balance the hormones, however, a change in diet can also provide nutritional thyroid support. Numerous studies from several countries show a strong link between gluten intolerance and Hashimoto’s disease. Because the molecular structure of gluten so closely

Published on October 23, 2016 by habitproject.
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Hashimoto’s Disease

Hashimoto’s disease is a condition in which your immune system attacks your thyroid, a small gland at the base of your neck. The Habit Project founder, Sarah Piampiano, was diagnosed with Hashimoto’s as a young girl and has been living with the disease ever since. This week we are sharing knowledge about this disease that

Published on October 23, 2016 by habitproject.
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Be Complete

Protein is essential for every single individual. Although it is common knowledge that protein is required for building muscle, did you know it is also the basis of our tendons, ligaments, collagen, hair and skin? Dietary protein sources are necessary for healthy hormone production, correct fluid balance and the transportation of vitamins, minerals and oxygen throughout

Published on September 11, 2016 by habitproject.
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Protein

Proteins are chains of amino acids, some of which the body can’t make and must get from food, called “essential” amino acids. Everyone, from the meat lover to the vegan individual, can get all nine essential amino acids into their diet – some just have to be more clever than others! The recommended intake of

Published on September 11, 2016 by habitproject.
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Incorporate Vitamin C-Rich Foods

Did you know that as humans, we are not able to make Vitamin C on our own?  Instead, we must get this essential vitamin through other sources.  Foods like watermelon, kiwi, brussell sprouts and potatoes are are rich in Vitamin C.  Whether it is adding berries to your cereal for breakfast, enjoying a delicious smoothie

Published on August 14, 2016 by habitproject.
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Plan breakfast ahead of time

Plan or prepare breakfast for the following morning 2x this week so you can start your day with a healthy meal and full of energy.

Published on July 17, 2016 by habitproject.
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Fridge to Mouth in 5 Minutes Flat

How fast can you make a filling, nutritious, post-workout snack? My IRONMAN triathlon household put five “recipes” to the test. I recently traveled out of town for five days and left a fridge full of fresh ingredients for my husband. Upon my return, I noted the fridge was still relatively full, so I asked my

Published on July 17, 2016 by habitproject.
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Remember that Bottle!

It’s hard to stay hydrated throughout the day whether you are shuttling kids around, working at the office, or traveling.   The Center for Disease Control and Prevention has some great tips on how to stay hydrated:   Carry a water bottle for easy access when you are at work or running errands. Freeze some

Published on June 16, 2016 by habitproject.
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