cutting sugar cravings with coconut oil

Top 5 Ways to Fight Hunger

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Fighting the urge to snack throughout the day can be a battle for many; it is one issue I’ve dealt with since I was in my teens. I try to eat a wholesome meal that consists of lean protein and a complex carbohydrate at least every 2-3 hours to feel full and keep my metabolism going. From my experience, starting a new diet can be exciting, but also comes with the sensation of being hungry all the time. With that said, I’ve been on a mission of finding ways to help stop hunger and keep my mind off of snacking. […]

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Coconut Berry Energy Bars

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It’s safe to say that every once in a while we all get cravings for something sweet.  And for some of us that craving is just about every day. Well, the next time you get that “itch,” instead of grabbing the nearest candy bar, treat your body well and reach for an easy, homemade coconut berry energy food bar. Why? Studies show that consuming good, healthy fats like the ones found in coconut oil leave us feeling more satisfied and less prone to snack on unhealthy, processed foods to curb sugar cravings.  Also, these bars are packed with omega 3 […]

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Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

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For those of you who have read my blogs, I’m an absolute fitness fanatic! Being an athlete of the National Physique Committee, training for my competitions is very important to me. You’ll find me in the gym at least 5 days a week lifting weights and doing cardio. Along with exercise, diet is key in succeeding with muscle gain and fat loss. I try to focus on good supplementation and nutrition on a daily basis and have recently started to incorporate coconut oil into my diet as a serving of healthy fats. Coconut oil is made up of medium chain […]

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