Go Bananas!

Bananas are a great cure for stress or anxiety! Next time you feel stressed, reach for a banana.  With only 105 calories and 14 grams of sugar, a medium banana fills you up, provides a mild blood sugar boost and has 30% of the day’s vitamin B6.  Vitamin B6 helps the brain produce mellowing serotonin-to help you get through a crisis peacefully.  So eat up those bananas!

 

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Protein-Packed Punch

Always remember to refuel your muscles after workouts.  Consuming adequate protein helps keep your mind energized, your metabolism stimulated and your body able to repair itself from physical activity.  Protein shakes are a great source of refuel and can even be used as a meal replacement for fat loss.  Try this “Chocolate-Banana-Peanut Shake” below for a quick and convenient way to nourish your muscles.

Chocolate-Banana-Peanut Shake:

2 Scoops Chocolate Whey Protein Powder

1 Tbsp Cocoa Powder

1 Tbsp Peanut Butter

1 Large Banana

12 oz Milk

4-6 Ice Cubes

Combine all ingredients into a blender and blend until your desired consistency.

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