How Much Protein You Need

Every cell contains protein, so it’s essential to get the correct amount for your body! The recommended dietary allowance starts at 0.8 grams per kilogram of body weight for sedentary people. For most, these guidelines are too low, and studies actually say athletes should have double of what sedentary people consume. You also may need …

Stuffed Turkey Pepper Recipe

Stuffed peppers are delicious and can be made so many different ways! Here’s the recipe to our favorite- the stuffed turkey pepper: INGREDIENTS: -6 large bell peppers -2 cups brown rice -1 lb. 93% Lean ground turkey -1 16 oz. jar crushed tomatoes (Tomato sauce is also an option!) -1 teaspoon salt -1/2 teaspoon pepper …

High Intensity Interval Training

High intensity interval training, or HIIT, consists of workouts that have short periods of intense exercise with recovery periods. Interested in giving HIIT a go? Just take a look at the benefits! 🔥 Burn calories in a short amount of time 🔥 Your metabolic rate is higher after exercise 🔥 Helps you lose fat and …

Risk of Working Long Hours

A new study shows that women, but not men, who work long hours have an increased risk of diabetes. Compared to women that worked 35 to 40 hours a week, those who worked 45 hours or more had a 51% increased risk. Read about it: https://nyti.ms/2urd73m

Taco Salads!

Raise your hand if you love Taco Tuesday! 🌮 Taco salads are a great substitute if you’re looking for healthier versions. What do you put in yours? Keep track of your overall health with our app! Download it here: https://apple.co/2lJWvyP

How Much Water You Should Be Drinking

You’ve probably heard that it’s recommended to drink 8 glasses of water a day. However, according to the National Academy of Medicine: 👩 Women should drink 2.7 liters a day 👨 Men should drink 3.7 liters a day Once you start exercising, your fluid intake needs to increase, as you can lose 17 – 50 …

Ways to Store Produce

Buying produce can be confusing: how do you store it and how long is it good for? 🍎 Avoid storing apples with anything else because they emit a gas that speeds up the ripening process. 🥑 Keep avocados at room temperature until ripe, then can be placed in the fridge. 🍌 Keep bananas at room …

Healthiest States

The percentage of people who get enough exercise varies by state. Which category does yours fall in? Lower than the national average: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, New York, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, and West Virginia Above the national average: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, …