MET-Rx® NUTRITION SNOW CONVENIENT: This winter, while you’re enjoying outdoor activities like skiing, snowboarding or snow-mo- biling, your energy reserves can easily get used up. What do you do for something nutritious when you are miles away from that nearest restau- rant? Your best plan of attack, is to carry a MET-Rx® bar with you. MET-Rx® bars can be easily placed in a bag or even your jacket pocket. Plus they pack a nutritious and delicious punch. Go to www.metrx.com for a complete list of all the great bars MET-Rx® has to offer. Choose one that fits your current fitness goals.
Cold facts on your Coffee Calories:
A cup of coffee has only two calories but start adding your favorite extras and you can quickly add on unwanted calories. Here’s the calorie breakdown of just a spoonful of your favorite toppings:
HEAVY WHIPPING CREAM.
5 calories All nutritional values are approximate and differences may occur due to the nature of the product and to the preparation
KING OF THE SEA:
Low in calories and saturated fat, yet high in protein, wild-caught cold water fish, the salmon, really is king. With higher omega- 3 fatty acids than warm water fish, it’s a great choice. Just stay away from cream and butter sauces and try lemon, fresh herbs and spices instead.
QUICK AND HEALTHY SNACK RECIPES:
LEANEST CUTS OF BEEF:
Beef is packed with iron, zinc, selenium, phosphorus, vitamins and niacin but can also be high in satu- rated fat. Keep portions to 4 ounces and stick to these lean cuts:
1. Eye round roast 2. Top round steak 3. Mock tender steak 4. Bottom round roast 5. Top sirloin steak
Power up your nuts by mixing them with flaxseeds, quinoa, and sunflower seeds and adding your favorite spices, such as cinna- mon or for an extra kick try some chili or cayenne.
Homemade Healthy Salsa:
Finely chop up your veggies, add some herbs, spices and some lime and you have yourself some great salsa, add an avocado and you’ve got guacamole and salsa in one.
Hummus or Chickpea Dip:
Throw some chick- peas in the blender and some olive oil, lemon, herbs and spices and you’ve got yourself a great dip for your veggies.
Cut up carrots and celery sticks and mix with broccoli and cauliflower to use with your dip.
Fruit and yogurt make a great snack as well as apple slices with almond butter
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