Clean Eating or Paleo – Which Diet is Better?

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:07+00:00 September 19th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

If you talk to someone who “eats clean” and someone who follows the “Paleo Diet,” you’re going to notice some differences. While both diets aim to cut out the bad stuff – processed foods, refined foods and added sugar; each diet has its own focus. What is the Paleo Diet? Basically, the idea of the Paleo Diet is to revert [...]

How Paleo Beats The Competition

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:18+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

Not many people realize just how much processed foods affect their overall health. From dyes and sugars to additives and preservatives, these extra ingredients can wreak havoc on one's weight. That is just one of the reasons why thousands have turned to the Paleo diet. Whether you are looking to increase your energy levels, lose weight, or simply improve your [...]

3 Plants that Burn Up Body Fat!

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:18+00:00 July 11th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

How perfect would it be if the food you ate not only tasted delicious, but also burned fat in your body? This dream is reality for many people who choose a plant-based diet. We’ve picked a few of our favorite plants to share that are not only delicious, but do your body and heart plenty of good. Avocados Already a [...]

Water Helps You Absorb Important Nutrients

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:19+00:00 March 28th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

Water is our body’s favorite source of hydration and it goes hand in hand with our fitness goals. The idea of “detox” waters has probably gotten us excited about putting the glass to our lips, but do we understand the purpose of these cleansing waters? It’s hard to find any firm evidence of these drinks actually doing detox-ing, but we [...]

Eat More Protein Without Meat

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:20+00:00 February 8th, 2016|Categories: Nutrition|

If you're a Vegetarian, Vegan, or just someone who wants to get their protein in other ways than meat, you will really appreciate these protein alternatives. Depending on your age, physical activity, and other part of your lifestyles, you may need more or less protein per meal; but on average you should get about 10 grams per meal. Why 10 [...]

Struggling With Cravings? Here’s Your Solution

By | 2015-12-03T14:15:02+00:00 December 14th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|

Train the Brain to Curb the Crave! Brain v. Body. We all struggle with what our minds tell us we want and what our bodies really need. If our brains are the control center, then how do we reprogram it? How do we start to want and crave healthy foods and not all the bad stuff? Our bodies will crave [...]

Will Eating Carbs Carve Out a Flat Stomach?

By | 2015-10-28T21:30:12+00:00 November 9th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|

Carbs For Abs? Eat These to Help Unleash the Ab Muscles! We all want lean muscle and those fabulous looking abs; and like the fitness world says, summer bodies are made in the winter! Along with cardio and muscle toning exercises (which Bootique helps with), what you eat also has tons to do with revealing those tones tummies. Lean proteins [...]

Are You Making Good Post-Workout Food Choices?

By | 2015-10-13T09:21:37+00:00 October 14th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|

Post Workout Eats You just completed an intense workout (mostly likely with Bootique!), and your body is calling for some sustenance. What is your body telling you to eat? A big bowl of pasta? Something heavy and filling? It’s better to prepare for your post workout meals and snacks than to wait until you are hungry; more opportunity for bad [...]

Why Women Need More Protein

By | 2015-08-31T09:46:40+00:00 August 31st, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|

Be a Pro Protein Woman! We all have probably read how lean protein is good for our muscles; and it helps us feel full and satisfied longer. What else can protein help with? Why else is it important to incorporate protein into our diet? When a craving hits, it’s most likely your need for protein. So instead of reaching for [...]

Nuts for Granola

By | 2016-11-07T10:51:25+00:00 April 15th, 2015|Categories: Fitness & Exercise, Nutrition|

Granola is not just for hippies anymore. You can find granola at casual coffee shops to swanky brunch menus. BUT eater beware- this oat- filled, crunchy gold can rack up those cals with artificial sweeteners and loads of sugar. Though bottomless mimosas can always be hard to pass up, but try staying home Sunday morning and experiment with making your [...]