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What to Eat After & Before a Work Out

Posted by Dr. J's Natural on 24th Aug 2020

WHY CARBS ARE IMPORTANT Carbohydrates are the primary fuel source for our bodies. As our bodies digest carbs we convert them into glucose. Glucose is stored as glycogen in the liver and muscles. It is then used for energy when blood glucose is depleted. Glycogen stores will deplete faster or slower depending on what type of exercise you are doing. Muscle glycogen is what powers short, high intensity physical activity. This includes volleyball, basketball, tennis, sprinting, or weight lifting. Similarly, when exercise exceeds 60 to 90 minutes at a moderate intensity level, glycogen is used …

Healthy Foods to Eat During the Holidays

Posted by Crissalyn on 24th Aug 2020

HEALTHY FOODS TO EAT DURING THE HOLIDAYSEverybody’s laughing around the dinner table, screaming with their mouths full of food, drinking a little bit more than they should. It is so easy to overeat at a holiday party and feel so guilty about the mindless munching after you’re all done. I’m here to tell you about the healthy foods at your dinner table this holiday season, so you can enjoy and not feel guilty the next morning.Eat the salad, damn it! Every time I host a dinner party, the salad is always neglected. It’s there for a reason, it’s a start to a meal, a fresh way to get your palette pr …