Power Foods for A Powerful Physique
When it comes to the infinite number of foods that you can put in your body, there are good foods and there are bad foods. Clearly, you know to avoid the bad foods whenever possible, but when it comes to choosing the very best foods for your physique goals, that's an even harder decision. FLEX is here to make it easier for you to find the best of the best--we call them Power Foods
Just trying a handful of these can quickly improve your diet, along with helping you build muscle, stoke metabolism, boost immunity, and save your heart. Make a place for them on your plate today.
Pour it into a bowl. Add some hot water. What you have is one of the best sources for carbohydrates, a quick burst of energy that will propel you through your training session. Oatmeal is great with vitamin-rich blueberries and strawberries.
Packed with 30 grams of carbohydrates per cup, quinoa, is not only a tasty choice, but it rich in muscle-building proteins as well.
Anything associated with butter – as almonds surely are – usually leads to one dreaded three-letter word: fat. Although almonds are plenty fattening indeed, they’re also planters of a number of rich nutrients like potassium, zinc, and vitamin E.
LOW SUGAR YOGURT
It’s sweet. It’s smooth. It’s sensational. Just make sure you watch out for the SUAGR CONTENT!! It is not only a soothing refreshment for fitness fanatics, it also blends a healthy balance of proteins and carbohydrates. Highly recommended is the low-fat low-sugar version.
Sweet Potatoes are perhaps the best source of carbs you’ll find, packing some 30 grams inside of your average 4-ounce potato. They are filled with a ton of vitamins, minerals and nutrients.
How do you like them? It doesn’t really matter because any way you flip them, boil them, fry them, or scramble them, the truth is that they’re loaded with protein. However, try to spare yourself of the egg’s yolk, for it is packed with fat and cholesterol. Crack open some eggs and get several egg whites per day.
This is a no-brainer. Why else would they have a juice bar at nearly every health club throughout America? The ideal protein drink, if you can blend it with a carbohydrate-rich powder, will consist of 25% protein and 60% carbs.
Chicken, in all forms, is loaded with protein, approximately 35 grams for a 4-ounce breast, However, we obviously recommend them grilled or baked as opposed to the fried version. And remember to peel off that fattening skin.