If you've tried our meals, you may have noticed that on the side is a nutrition label. But, if you don't know how to understand it, it's pointless! So, let's dig into the basic of our nutrition label and what each number means.
If you're active in the health and fitness community, you may be aware of the "war" against carbohydrates. A lot of recent "fad" diets have given carbs a bad rap. Why you may ask? Well, a low or minimal carb diet will help you lose weight fast, but that doesn't mean that it's sustainable.
A little over a month ago, we featured Steve Hampton'sweight-loss journey. This month we're featuring Will Armstrong's weight-gain journey! If you've stopped into our storefront, you may recognize this fella. He is part of our Storefront Team! Will's goal was to add muscle while increasing his ability to lift more weight, and he did just that!
Have you ever been incredibly hungry and didn't feel like making dinner? Of course, we all have! Instead of cooking, did you go out andgrab a burger and fries, or did you stop at the deli for a dinner special? Whatever you picked, did you feel good about it? Often times we choose the quick option instead of the best option. It's hard to eat healthy when grabbing something on the go... until now.
Did you know your body needs six essential nutrients for daily processes? These nutrients must come from your food intake as your body cannot make an ample amount. Your body uses many nutrients, but the major six can be broken down into two categories known as macronutrients and micronutrients.
When it comes to dieting, it's hard to pick which one works best for you. There are so many different variables that come in to play. A couple examples of these variables is if you're a fan of carbs over fats, or visa versa. In the end, the best diet for you is the one that is most sustainable over a long period of time.
When it comes to our American society many tend to OVERINDULGE on the holidays which can lead to gaining 10, 15, even 20 lbs rapidly! The question is what can we do to avoid this? Well there are quite a few things we can do, actually!
At Midwest Meals, we don't preach fad diets. We practice what works and what is validated by science. Today, we're spotlighting our Digital Brand Manager, Steve, and his incredible story over the last 2.5 years. Steve was tired of trying different things to lose weight and began tracking his macros.
You may have noticed when talking with one of our Storefront Team or in an email signature: "NASM Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist"... what the heck does this certification mean and why do we have it?
'Tis the season of gifts and giving back! This year we have decided to do a drive for a company near and dear to our heart: TheLighthouse Youth Center. We work with The Lighthouse every week, donating left over meals from our storefront in Eau Claire to be distributed to families in need.