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Cheese

Cheese is awesome, but kind of bad for you. Here is the low down.

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Cheese is great for your teeth.Cheese is a food that is rich in calcium. Calcium is something that you need if you are going to have good, strong, healthy teeth. Cheese has been shown to reduce plaque and to stimulate saliva which helps to keep the mouth clean. If you dread going to the dentist because you don’t want to hear that your teeth are getting bad then you might want to think about how cheese can help you out! (Of course, you do still have to brush and floss!!)

  • Cheese is even better for your bones. For the same reason that cheese is great for your teeth, it’s also great for your bones. Getting enough calcium means that you’ll have strong, healthy bones. It may prevent osteoporosis and other bone problems associated with aging.

Cheese helps pregnancy go more smoothly. Calcium-rich foods like cheese are great for pregnant women. One of the biggest benefits is that it can help stimulate contractions when it’s time for the baby to come. It also helps to create proper milk production in the body to help feed the baby once it is born.

  • Cheese can reduce problems associated with PMS. Women who aren’t pregnant may find that cheese is good for them when their time of month comes around. That’s because the calcium in cheese can prevent or reduce some of the symptoms associated with PMS.
  • Cheese may be good for your skin. Cheese is a product that contains B vitamins. B vitamins are good for maintaining supple, healthy, glowing skin. You won’t automatically get good skin because you eat cheese but it’s one benefit to consider when including cheese in your diet.
  • Cheese might prevent cancer. There are a lot of studies going on through which people are trying to determine how to prevent cancer. One thing that seems to be true is that CLA┬ámay be a product that prevents cancer. Cheese contains CLA. Also, cheese may specifically help to prevent colon cancer due to its high calcium content.
  • Cheese is good for people who suffer from migraine headaches. Getting enough calcium has been shown to reduce the problems that people have with migraines. Cheese, as has been noted here, is a terrific source of that calcium.
  • Cheese can boost your immune system. Eating certain types of cheese has been found to actually have a positive effect on the immune system. This prevents many forms of illness and disease.
  • Cheese is a leading product for people who need to gain weight. One of the reasons that cheese has a bad reputation as an unhealthy food is because it is a high-fat food and eating a lot of it can lead to weight gain. However, some people need to gain weight. Maybe you’re an athlete that needs to bulk up or perhaps you’re getting older and being too thin is starting to become dangerous for your health. Either way, cheese can be good for you. Of course, you need to eat in properly as part of a balanced diet and a lifestyle that includes exerciseCons :Can be full of fat and high in calories.
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Pumpkin Seeds

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Are you busy carving your pumpkin? Save your seeds and make your own pumpkin seeds. The nutrients are amazing. Here’s what you need… For every cup of pumpkin seeds you have you’ll need 2 cups of water and 1 tbsp … Continue reading

Mozzarella Stuffed Chicken Breast

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This is one of my favorite recipes its flavorful, healthy, spicy and easy..

1) Preheat oven to 425 c

2) Spray pam over glass cooking dish.

3) Butterfly 2 boneless skinless chicken breasts (be careful not to go all the way through) places thinly sliced mozzarella on the bottom of the breast. Than set in the dish.

4) In a small bowl mix one egg, 1/4 cup whole wheat bread crumbs, 2 finely chopped garlic cloves and if you like one chipotle pepper finely chopped. Mix well and place over cheese.

5) Fold chicken over than drizzle with olive oil. Place in oven for 40 minutes.

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Pumpkin Spice Latte Protein Balls

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It’s getting cold at night, the leaves are starting to change and Starbucks has their pumpkin spice latte. Since we can’t get them everyday and your going to need some nutrition.
Also keep in mind that a grande 16oz latte will cost you…
380 calories
13 grams of fat
51 grams of carbs (49 from sugar)

So here is a recipe from a great website for an alternative Pumpkin Spice Latte
If you want to make them higher in protein add a scoop of vanilla whey protein powder. Enjoy!

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Healthy Pizza

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Had a craving for pizza today so I made mini pizzas for dinner. The grocery store only had frozen dough. Ewwwww. So I found a fresh baked, preservative free 10 ingredient whole grain naan and went from there. Homemade tomato … Continue reading

Chocolatey Goodness

So I’m back in the game and am on my 8th day of warriorz workout with zuzka light.
I also did a whole 2km run, thats about all I can do since my surgery.
Anyways enough about me and more about chocolatey goodness. I finally made a protein Popsicle that tastes like fudgesicles.

1 frozen banana
1 scoop chocolate protein powder
1/8 tsp of unsweetened cocoa powder
1 cup milk
Blend it all, place in your Popsicle maker and enjoy. Each Popsicle is aprox….
50 calories
5 grams of protein
2 grams of fat(from the milk)

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Protein Popsicles

Well it’s been a while since I posted. However here is a quick healthy idea of what to do with your left over smoothie. Pour all leftovers into Popsicle makers mmmmmmm. Need the exact recipe? as all smoothies do differ based on what your after, leave a comment.

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