With the arrival of the crisp, fall weather, it's more important than ever to make sure you have the right nutrients to stay fit, healthy, and energized. Plant-based foods provide all of the macronutrients essential in maintaining optimal energy. Since working out causes physical stress, it's essential to neutralize the body by consuming a plant-based diet filled with fruits and vegetables. Here are some of my favourite superfoods.
If you're going to hit the beach, you don't want to look like a blowfish who did a five-day Atkins crash diet -- a smaller, puffy version of your former self. Been there. Done that! I have the deflated booty stretch marks to remind me of my former yo-yo dieting days that I gave up on over a decade ago.