Why You Need Protein In Your Diet

If you’ve trained at the Elite Training Facility, or ever talked to either Clint or myself, you’ve heard us preach over and over again to get your protein in.   Yes, it’s great for weight loss and building lean muscle, but today we wanted to dig a little deeper and talk about the many other important functions of protein.  It’s not just about weight loss!

Healthy Summer Grilling Tips

Meats & Things:
Go for grilled fish more often. The healthiest types include salmon, trout and herring, which are high in heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
Buy chicken breasts – and remember to remove the skin before eating – instead of the fattier dark meat (legs and thighs). Or try grilling up chicken or turkey burgers using breast meat, and add diced onions for another layer of flavor.

Commercial Food Waste And The Environment

Commercial food establishments today are doing a good job of diverting their waste to private firms who compost or dry the waste into usable product's. Food waste in our landfills while rotting creates methane gas which is thought to be 70% more potent by volume than carbon dioxide.  Landfills are the largest human made source of methane and food scraps are huge makers of it.


5 Steps To A Great Sandwich

mikeKITCHENER, ON – April 22, 2014 – Breadbaron Sandwiches is the newest addition to the Kitchener Market, offering a rotating selection of goodies. Its chefs, Nick Hatten and Mike Lurz, apply their culinary training from the Stratford Chef School to designer sandwiches, soups and various other fare; the results are yummy indeed. If you’re looking for ham and Swiss on rye, you won’t find it here. What you will find is the “porksgiving” or “b.b.


Which Foods Are Your Friends?

We are hearing so much in the news lately about diet and nutrition.  Eat this, don’t eat that.  Every day there is a new “super” food or a new book about health, diet or nutrition.  Are you left wondering what to feed yourself and your family?  I don’t blame you!