Category Archive for "Diet and Nutrition"

Proteins The Animal and The Plant

Proteins – The Animals & The Plants

February 27, 2015

Proteins are a key component of the foods we eat.  It’s a macronutrient along with carbohydrates and fats. These are the nutrients that the body needs in relatively large amounts to sustain life and we can only obtain them from the…

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Carbs - The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

Carbs – The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

February 18, 2015

Carb loading, carb cycling, Low carb, no carb……ahh!!! Its enough to drive someone crazy!!! Lets start with the basics, because when I started out in this fitness world, I thought that a carbohydrate was the big bowl of white pasta…

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Eating on-The-go

Eating On-The-Go

February 12, 2015
Jessica Maurer

As a group fitness instructor, I have a habit of eating while driving, between classes, between clients, etc. I know it’s not the safest habit in the world, but eating on-the-go is my only option to fuel quickly and effectively for…

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A Gluten-Free Valentine's Day

A Gluten-Free Valentine’s Day

February 11, 2015

For me, a gluten-free Valentine’s Day has always been better spent in the comfort of my own home with a homemade meal. Sharing food and building memories with my loved ones. But with such a hectic and busy work schedule…

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Leaner Man-Approved Recipes

Leaner Man-Approved Recipes

January 27, 2015

Women, listen up, do you sound like a broken record when trying to get the man in your life to eat healthier??  We’re aiming to make sensible choices but our men sideline our efforts with their pizza-loving, meat and potato dinners….

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Being an Athlete with Crohn's Disease

Being An Athlete with Crohn’s Disease

January 20, 2015

My name is Alex and I am an athlete who has been living with Crohn’s Disease since 2011. Nutrition is the key to achieving any fitness goal that you have in mind. If you want to lose weight or gain it,…

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Protein Needs

Protein Needs – How Much? When? & What Kind?

January 13, 2015

Thank goodness for technology and for the immense amount of information on the net to help us navigate all things food, fitness, fashion and more.  However, this “free” international encyclopedia can also lead many people astray.  It can become quite daunting when one reads about fitness…

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About Time Gives Athletes An Edge

About Time Gives Athletes An Edge

December 29, 2014

Serious athletes and trainers have long known that supplementing with whey protein can give the athletes an edge over their performance. Lifting and exercise actually tears down muscle tissue, which then grows stronger during recovery. And nothing helps muscle recovery like a…

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Smart Goals

SMART Goals

December 21, 2014
Kyra

As the year comes to it’s end, it’s time to make SMART goals for your future. When we welcome new beginnings and are allowed the time to reset, we begin to think about how we would like to improve our…

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Gastric bypass surgery and Protein intake

Gastric Bypass Surgery and Protein Intake

December 17, 2014

For anyone considering gastric bypass surgery it is also very important to understand appropriate protein intake following the surgery.  Post-op, protein intake must be met and this can be one of the most challenging tasks for most patients who now…

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A CrossFit Chick Saves Christmas

A Crossfit Chick Saves Christmas

December 16, 2014

A CrossFit Chick Saves Christmas is just one of those stories that come across your desk and you can’t help but find a way to share it.  Not because it has much to do with our company or our products; but…

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Gluten Free Dessert Swap

Gluten-Free Dessert Swap

December 12, 2014

A gluten-free dessert swap can be your sweet tooth life-saver this holiday. Even if you are not following a gluten-free lifestyle, your tastebuds will  love these delicious treats and your GI tract may still thank you. We all know the holidays are packed…

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Going Gluten-Free?

Going Gluten-Free??

December 10, 2014

Thinking of going gluten-free  and wanting some insight into the dietary changes? Or have you been diagnosed with an intolerance to gluten or celiac disease? Before tackling these new eating habits it’s important to understand the culprit – gluten. What is it,…

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Determine your protein needs during pregnancy

Determine Your Protein Needs During Pregnancy

December 3, 2014

Determining your protein needs during pregnancy can often leave you guessing what it best for you and your growing baby. You focus on building your diet around wholesome, nutritionally rich foods during and even before pregnancy to  give your child’s…

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Science of Sleep

The Science of Sleep

November 26, 2014

The science of sleep is far more theoretical than you may think. Theories remain unproven for why we evolved to sleep. In fact, part of the reason we humans skip out on needed shut-eye is because our bodies can adapt to…

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Gingerbread Latte

Gingerbread Latte

November 25, 2014

Gingerbread lattes are a seasonal favorite at your local coffee shops. Here’s a recreation of your barista favorite with fewer calories, cream-free, and made with ABOUT TIME  high-protein whey isolate. Save your money (and your waistline) with this homemade version from…

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SDC Nutrition Strikes Major Deals in Dominican Republic and Columbia

SDC Nutrition Strikes Major Deals in Dominican Republic and Columbia

November 21, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

  November 14, 2014 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SDC Nutrition Strikes Major Deals in Dominican Republic and Columbia   SDC Nutrition, Inc., a health supplement manufacturing company specializing in powdered sports nutrition product, today announced their new partnership with the largest…

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It's About Time for Healthy Holiday Eating

It’s ABOUT TIME For Healthy Holiday Eating

November 12, 2014

It’s ABOUT TIME for a healthy holiday eating. We compiled some of our favorite dishes into an entire menu for you and your loved ones. Making healthier alternatives doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice flavor – we promise these recipes will…

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10 Tips to Fight The Bloat

Digestion Tips to Fight The Bloat

November 11, 2014

Digestion tips to fight the bloat are a common hot topic in the health and fitness world. Our gym routine is on point and our healthy food intake is going strong but why do you still feel bloated? Our favorite Fit Foodie,…

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Survey Finds About Half of Americans Feel They Lead a Healthy Style of Living

November 7, 2014

Recently, the team here at About Time asked about one-thousand Americans across the United States about their style of living. Simply put, we posed the question: “Do you feel you lead a nutrient-rich, healthy and active lifestyle?” The results were…

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Tracking Your Macros Can Help Increase Calories and Carbohydrates

Tracking Your Macros Can Help Increase Calories and Carbohydrates

November 6, 2014

Tracking your macros can help you increase calories and carbohydrates to achieve not only a leaner physique but also experience increased levels of athletic performance and strength. All of those things are what every all-natural athlete is looking to achieve…

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6 Tips for Baking with Whey Protein

6 Tips for Baking with Whey Protein

November 4, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

6 tips for baking with Whey Protein because it truly is a science all on its own to bake with this stuff. Everyone wants to rid every recipe of all those refined sugars and bad carbohydrates. But then you end…

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Kim's Protein Packed Desserts

Kim’s Protein-Packed Dessert Recipes

November 3, 2014

Kim’s protein-packed dessert recipes come from her love of sweet treats, healthy alternatives, and kid-friendly taste buds. She’s a full-time nanny, fitness enthusiast, and recent lover of food blogging. Her focus is creating those – good for you foods that make…

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Energy Muffins Fit For Kids

Energy Muffins Fit for Kids

October 28, 2014

Energy muffins fit for kids and their active lifestyle. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, children need 20% of their total calories to come from protein. This can vary based on your child’s activity level. A safe rule of thumb…

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Creatine Benefits Every Athlete

Creatine Benefits for All Athletes

October 13, 2014

Creatine benefits for all athletes.  Discover why those with high-volume training and certain dietary preferences should supplement with one of the most cost-effective options available. Creatine is a basic fuel source for ATP (or energy in the body for shorts burst, also known as…

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Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 3, 2014

Celebrate Breast Cancer Awareness month with us and join in our JUGS 4 JUGS campaign. Currently breast cancer is the most common cancer affecting women worldwide. In 2014, the estimated number of breast cancer patients will be 232,030 in the U.S….

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How do Protein Rich Foods Work in your Meal Plan

September 27, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

Are you receiving adequate levels of protein in your daily meal plan? How can you tell if you are receiving enough protein, and which protein sources are the best? The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention state that most Americans…

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How Protein Can Lead to Healthier Living

September 24, 2014
Devenee Schumacher

Diets often recommend using protein as a way to lose weight, but do you truly understand the benefits of protein? How does it impact your body? Are protein powders an effective alternative if you do not want to consume meat?…

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