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Six Ways to Stay Healthy Year-Round

It’s that time of year with increased stress, sickness, and cold weather, but not enough fresh produce and sunshine for us to thrive at our best. When germs start to spread, the biggest thing between you and a few sick days just might be a healthy immune system. There are several things day-to-day and in…

Drive-Thru Dining

When hunger calls, you may find yourself resorting to a drive-thru. Before you throw in the towel, consider these tips for successful drive thru dining: Time Out! Drive-thrus are designed to present the menu and promptly request your order. This design can leave us flustered and ready to shout out the first thing that comes…

Green that Beats Kale in Health Points: Watercress

Step aside broccoli, kale and Brussel sprouts; you’ve had your time to shine. If you’re tired of eating all cruciferous to get your nutrient-dense greens, you’ve gotta try this leafy green. Watercress is the better-than-kale green you’re probably not eating! It is not given a bold arrangement in the produce aisle like the iceberg lettuce,…

Importance of Hydration

Why Hydration Is Life We are told at a young age, “Drink lots of water.” “It’s good for you,” says everybody. Did anybody sit you down to explain why you should be drinking a certain amount of water daily? Proper hydration affects many part of your body and overall healthy living. The multiple benefits of drinking…

Recipe: Protein Donuts

We all love our sweets like donuts and ice cream! Maintaining a nutritional diet and trying to avoid the foods we love can be very difficult. Treat yourself while staying on track with these Annex Donut recipes using our Elite Gold Annex protein or Elite Gold Annex Mass. Elite Gold Annex Protein Donuts Ingredients 1…

Foods Packed with Energy on a Low-Carb Diet

A variety of foods provide an energy boost while remaining low in carbs. To keep your energy level at full speed, enjoy a diverse diet with low-fat proteins and dairy, a moderate amount of nuts and seeds, and select fruits and vegetables. Limit your sugar and caffeine intake, because they can cause your energy levels…

How and Why to Implement MCT Oil into Diet

Health professionals are warming up to the unique benefits a healthy level of saturated fats can offer. Take coconut oil for example, everyone from the home to restaurant chefs are using it as a healthy source of fat for recipes and at-home remedies. But do you know what it is that makes coconut oil shine…

Importance of Post Workout

Learn why it’s important to refuel your body with the nutrients you burned during your workout. Help your muscles recover so you can continue to push yourself on your next training day. Tired of the same old protein shake? Listen to Micah’s go-to post-workout meal, especially when he’s in a rush. Micah Bertrand CN Crew…

Nutrition Spotlight: Papaya Seeds

Tropical, exotic, sweet yet buttery and deeply colored, papaya was referred to as the “fruit of the angels” by Christopher Columbus. While papayas can be found in produce sections year-round, they seasonally peak in early summer and fall. However, today we’re talking about something other than the smooth orange flesh of the papaya. Papaya seeds…

Tailgate Recipes

Lauren Rae shares her favorite treats to share at a tailgate (or house gathering) that taste great without the guilt! Try these recipes at your next get-together. Bunless Burger Bites Ingredients 1 lb lean grass fed beef 1 egg 1 Tbsp Shallot, diced 1 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes Your choice of…

Thirsty Thursday: Prime Greens

While we love our products separately, we are always looking for fun, unique ways to incorporate some of our favorites together. Up your Thirsty Thursday game with Complete Nutrition’s Reclaim® Greens and Prime Drive! Check out some of our other favorite combinations! Sweet and tangy with a boost of multi-vitamins 1 scoop Uptake Strawberry Pineapple…

Protein Pancakes

Try these easy, protein-packed pancakes for your next breakfast. Make more for an even quicker breakfast during those days you’re running late. Ingredients: Large banana (it should yield about 1/3 – 1/2 cup, mashed) 2 eggs 1/8 teaspoon baking powder (optional but recommended) 2 tablespoons vanilla whey protein powder (optional: you can also add a…

Reclaiming My Greens

Olympic track and field athlete, Dominique Blake, explains the importance of dark green vegetables and an easy way to get a full serving to still reap the benefits! “When I say that greens make the world go ’round, I believe and take that statement as my truth! Without greens, we wouldn’t be able to cleanse…

Paleo-Friendly Pumpkin Butter Snack

In Lauren Rae’s latest LiveStream with Complete Nutrition, she explains the basics of the paleo diet and other tips if you wish to eat similar to cavemen. Ingredients 1 cup of pumpkin puree, canned 2 tsp of coconut oil ½ tsp Vanilla Extract 2-½ Tbsp of raw honey or maple syrup 1 Tbsp Pumpkin Pie Spice…

Protein Coffee Frap Recipe

Try this quick and easy breakfast frap with an extra boost of energy to get your morning started the right way. Instructions 1 serving of Maine Roast Protein Coffee 1 Tbsp grass-fed, unsalted butter 1 Tbsp of MCT Oil or Coconut Oil ¼ tsp. cinnamon 1 tsp. Grade A Maple syrup 1 c. ice 8…

Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Combos

From time to time, it can be easy to fall in a rut with your fruit and vegetable routine. Try something new and keep yourself nourished with these winning fruit and vegetable combinations! Cucumber & Melon Dice cucumber and melon into a fresh salsa with crisp mint, thinly sliced and seeded jalapeño pepper, and fresh…

Rapid Canning Recipe

Pickling (or canning) is an easy and tasty way to make good-use of leftover produce and give your gut a healthy dose of probiotics! This Pronto Pickle recipe is fuss-free and allows you to customize your favorite flavors. Pronto Pickle Yield: 1 Pint Jar Ingredients 1 cup vinegar of your choice (such as apple, red…

Quick Guide to Bigger Gains

After putting in time and effort at the gym, the last thing you want to do is miss an opportunity to maximize gains. Making the most of your workouts requires consistency and planning. Ensure you are on track with our Quick Gains Guide: Fuel Frequently Eat 5-6 meals (evenly spaced throughout the day) to ensure…

Parsley, the Most Underrated Herb

What is that green stuff on my plate? Oh yes, you’ve seen it and wondered, “Does anyone actually eat that?” And I’m here to tell you that parsley is bomb.com. It is refreshing, vibrant, loaded with nutrients and may surprise you when it pairs up with some awesome recipes. And if it is true you are…

Super Berry: Avocado

Did you know an avocado is considered a berry with one large seed? Surprise! When it comes to avocados, most of us immediately think about guacamole, but this super food has much more to offer, including dietary benefits you should take advantage of! There are different types of avocados, the most popular being a “Hass Avocado”,…

Tomato Basil Marinade Recipe

Infusing flavor with marinades made with fresh ingredients is a healthy way to take ordinary to extraordinary! Our tomato basil marinade with fresh herbs and tomato juice is a great addition to transform your favorite proteins from chicken to tofu. Tomato Basil Marinade Yield: 2 cups of marinade or enough for 4, 5-ounce protein servings…

Juicy Watermelon Salad Recipe

Barbeque season is in full swing and nothing screams summer like watermelon! Watermelon is 92% water, making it a hydrating, low calorie treat.  One cup contains about 20% of your daily needs of Vitamin A and C to support a healthy immune system and supple skin. In addition, one cup provides 170 milligrams of bloat-banishing…

Ripped Ranch Recipe

Traditional ranch dressing is a notoriously “naughty” food, capable of launching a healthy salad into a fat and calorie laden disaster. We gave this popular dressing a makeover, but kept its zippy, creamy flavor perfect for barbeque season! Bring a healthy side dish to your next gathering by substituting traditional dressings for pasta or potato…

Macronutrient Breakdown

Macronutrients (carbohydrate, protein & fat) all play a different role in fueling your workouts and in supporting recovery. Each of them uses a different metabolic pathway, but in the end produce fuel in the form of adenosine triphosphate or ATP. The pathway each macronutrient uses to create ATP largely distinguishes both their role and efficiency….