Tag - whole wheat

Top 5 Sources of Good Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates are the body's main source of energy. In recent years, carbs have gotten a bad reputation as the macronutrient that causes weight gain. The slightest hint of eating carbs while on a diet conjures up lectures from gym nutritionists about the benefits of going low carb. The reality...

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Top 5 Snacks That Should be on Your Shopping List if You’re Trying to Gain Weight

1. Tuna. Canned tuna is one of the best snacks if you're looking to put on some clean, fat free weight. Not only is it relatively cheap, tuna is made up of mostly protein (1 can ~ 30 grams of protein) that is complete which is exactly what is...

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Top 5 Lunch and Dinner Items That Should be on Your Shopping List if You’re Trying to Gain Weight

1. Whole Wheat Bread. Whole wheat bread is an excellent foundation for any sandwich. It contains complex carbohydrates which will slow digestion resulting in a steady release of energy. This will help your body use the calories more efficiently and minimize the amount of energy that is stored as...

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Top 5 Lunch and Dinner Items for Weight Loss

1. Chicken. Chicken, when grilled or baked is high in good quality protein and low in fat and calories. It's a lot lower in calories and saturated fat than most cuts of beef. 2. Brown Rice. Rice is a great side dish that includes plenty of fiber and nutrients. Use...

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