High Protein- Low Carb/Low Fat Foods

Eating an effective amount of protein while staying within your allocated carbohydrates and fat for the day is extremely tricky. My best advice is to plan your meals around a high protein source and add carbs equaling the amount of protein. The following are the best high protein-low carb/low fat protein sources: Beef Hamburger patty 95% lean ground beef, 6oz …

Macronutrients

Welcome To The ASCENT Macro Counting Approach Macronutrients are the nutrients that your body uses for energy. Macronutrients consist of carbohydrates, proteins and fats. The macro counting approach itself focuses on the ratio of these nutrients you consume throughout the day. While each of these macro-nutrients provides calories, the amount of calories that each one provides varies: Carbohydrate provides 4 …

ASCENT-ials Clean Eating Approach – A Week in the Life

Here’s a week in the life of a clean eater. Day 1 7:00am Eggs 1 whole egg + 2-3 egg whites Green sludge cleansing smoothie 9:00am Handful of almonds 11:30am Chicken salad 1 serving of chicken 2-3 servings of lettuce 1/3 cup cucumber slices 2 Tbsp. salad dressing of your choice (TIP – mix olive oil and balsamic vinegar for …

Ten Ingredients For A Healthy Lifestyle

Ten ASCENT-ial Ingredients Eat Six Times A Day Control Portions Balance Meals and Snacks Drink a Daily Green Smoothie Eat 3 Raw Vegetables or Nuts Limit Processed Junk Eat Sweet, Naturally Consume Whole Grains Limit Dairy Products Eat Organic Lean Meats   First ASCENT-ial Ingredient – Eat Six Times a Day  Regulating your metabolism is key to melting fat, maintaining …

Clean Eating

ASCENT-ials Clean Eating Approach  Clean eating brings a whole new lifestyle to the table for most people.  The benefits of eating clean are clear, as you will clean out your system and eat simply the good stuff for your body.  The great part about this method of eating compared to IIFYM (Macro Counting) is that you won’t have to count …