Berry powders are another nutrient-dense option for smoothies and to add to healthy baking and cooking.
Eat at least two fist-sized servings of berries every day
Dr Eric Helms and Dr Cliff Harvey debate the relative merits of lower- or higher-carb diets for bodybuilding prep and for leaning up while retaining muscle.
Consider cutting fruit back to one or two servings a day
I was recently on the Roar Knowledge podcast with Alex Connor. Check out the cast where we chat about nutrition, performance, and how to *simply* get the most out of your nutrition.
A GREAT WAY TO get increased nutrient content into your diet is to eat a greater variety of coloured vegetables, fruits and berries.
Vegetables are packed with vitamins, minerals, fibre and other essential nutrients.
You will lose weight if you don’t eat, but much of this weight loss will be from water, and over time you will tap into substantial amounts of muscle tissue.
Nutrition journals are great, but they aren’t always great all the time!
This is a powerful tool for creating accountability.
Weigh yourself only weekly or fortnightly as a measure of progress.
Refocus on REAL food.
Stop adding sugar to food and drink.
Limit drinking to no more than two drinks on no more than three days of the week.
Eat fruit, don’t drink it…
Have a fun-filled, powerful adventure next time you plan to have a treat meal
If you do ‘most things right, most of the time’ you will get optimal results.
Remove all the junk food from your fridge and pantry and replace it with healthy, nutritious food
Breathe and relax. Allow yourself to truly taste and enjoy your food
Protein is the base of a nutritious meal, and smoothies make an easy, quick and nutritious option.