So you are working out but sometimes it’s hard to know what to eat when you are trying to stay lean.  Eating right and eating clean is important when you are watching you weight and trying to meet your fitness goals.  What you eat plays a major part in how to manage your weight, tone, and stay fit.  When you work out your muscles become fatigued so there are foods that will help rebuild the muscles. Keeping them lean. We have listed a variety of foods to meet different types of diets, whether you eat meat, are vegetarian or if you just need help learning what you need to eat to stay lean.  Don’t forget about portion control (I’ll have a post next week on that).     Oranges Another good fruit that can actually help to boost muscle growth, strength and endurance, especially when eaten before workouts.   Almonds are great…

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  Are you feeling down or moody?  Here are a list of foods that will improve your mood, make you feel happy and increase your serotonin.  They are natural mood enhancers.  So if you are feeling sad try eating one of these and let it boost your mood. So if you are feeling depressed put down the prozac and open your fridge and eat one of these.  Today is a good day to be happy.     Coffee Coffee stimulates your central nervous system.  It increases the production fo neurotransmitters in the brain like serotonin, dopamine and noradrenaline.  These all boost your mood.  You have to drink 2-3 cups a day to feel the effects of this.  It can also prevent the feelings of depression.  If you are sensitive to caffeine drink your coffee before 2pm so you can sleep at night.   Dark chocolate Antioxidants in dark chocolate can…

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  This is a simple fruit guide for anyone who is looking to eat healthier, start a cleanse or detox.  Eating clean will make you feel better and healthier.  Maybe you are already eating many of these fruits or maybe you can add some of them to your diet.  Many of these fruits will help detox your system and they will also help you stay trim. A healthy lifestyle will give you more natural energy as well as making your skin look brighter and better.   Lemons it contains high amounts of Vitamin C.  Which will help with healing and regeneration of skin, eyes, joints and bones. Drink it in the morning with water and it will help detox, cleanse and flush out toxins from your system.  It also helps fresher breath, it balances the pH levels in your body and helps your digestive system. Grapefruit is another citrus that is…

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