0

Your Cart is Empty

Are Superfoods Super-Sizing You?

August 24, 2015 2 min read

"Superfood" is one of the most popular buzzwords in the nutrition world today. It generally is a broad term slapped on vitamin and mineral dense foods like avocados, quinoa and chia seeds. But eating clean may not mean getting lean. In fact, clean eating (eating simple, highly nutritious foods without any artificial additives) has never promised to be a diet. Amping up the amount of antioxidants and flavanoids you're consuming does not have a direct correlation to shedding pounds. What many people don't consider is that you're still consuming calories, whether they are clean or processed. superfoods super-sizing you “Of course you can gain weight eating too many superfoods." explains Julie Montagu, vegan cookbook author and yoga teacher. “People just chuck things in: almond butter, protein powder—which is often ground up nuts and seeds—nut milk, half an avocado. Once it’s whizzed up in the Vitamix, you can’t see what’s in it. You’ve basically downed 700 calories before your body has had time to register." Creating a balance in your eating patterns is the best way to stay wary of calories and still get your vitamins. Like any other diet, portion control is the key to success. Julie suggests taking it easy on nuts, oils and avocados which all contain fatty acids. Omega-3 fatty acids can slow your metabolism down by 10%, making it harder to burn up calories. Also, stick to lean forms of protein like meat, eggs and yogurt. These are low in fat and will help keep you full. Do you agree that you can gain weight from superfoods? What are your clean eating tips?

Have You Taken The BodyRock 7-Day Clean Eating Challenge?

We’ve put together a 7 Day Guide that helps you to buy the right foods and prepare the meals that are going to help you eat well and create healthy habits in your lifestyle. Learn More about the Clean Eating Challenge Source: Women's Health Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_105999" align="alignnone" width="100"]@BodyRockTV @BodyRockTV[/caption]

Leave a comment


Also in BodyRock Store Blog

Image of Bodyrock blog article - What Happens To Your Butt When You Sit All Day?
What Happens To Your Butt When You Sit All Day?

July 14, 2019 3 min read

Do you think your booty looks a little flat? This might be why!
Read More
Image of Bodyrock blog article - 12 Ways To Make Your Belly Flatter By The End Of The Day
12 Ways To Make Your Belly Flatter By The End Of The Day

July 08, 2017 4 min read

Read More
Image of Bodyrock blog article - 7 Ways To Stop Binge Eating In It's Tracks
7 Ways To Stop Binge Eating In It's Tracks

June 22, 2017 2 min read

Do you ever find yourself knuckle-deep in a bag of Cheetos?
Read More
Shipping & Delivery

Fast, Express Shipping.

Due to COVID-19, shipping systems the world over are experiencing abnormal delays. While health and wellness companies are essential services, there is simply an enormous demand on postal and delivery services as individuals and hospitals need more supplies than ever before. This is an unprecedented situation, and we are working around the clock to fulfill your orders as quickly as possible. To be clear, we are filling orders in 4-5 days, and we are shipping immediately after that. Once shipped, our shipping partner, UPS, will get your order out to you as quickly as possible. You will receive the tools you need to stay safe and strong at home through this difficult time. Thanks for your support and understanding.

We want you to start your fitness journey with us as quickly as possible, that’s why we send every package to the USA & Canada via expedited or standard shipping with our partners at UPS. Once your order is received and processed, it typically takes 2-4 days to get to you once it leaves our warehouse. That’s our commitment and we stand by it.

We ship within Canada and the United States via UPS with Standard & Expedited shipping (whichever is faster)

For locations outside of the US and Canada, we ship using FedEx International (EUROPE and Other Nations), which is usually in transit for 7-10 business days, depending on location.

We ship all of our physical products with UPS, from our warehouse location in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. Delays caused due to custom withholds are not included in these estimated delivery times.

Returns & Exchanges

BodyRock Equipment

We offer a 30-day return policy, as long as: it is not more than 30 days past the date of delivery; and your item is in its original condition and packaging with the original order number. Refunds will be issued when the equipment is received back to the BodyRock warehouse, minus the original cost of shipping, and the customer is responsible for the costs of return shipping. To request a refund on physical product purchases, please contact us.

Digital Products

We cannot issue refunds on digital goods such as e-books or videos, as these are non-tangible goods that are irrevocable once the order is placed.

Clothing

All of the BodyRock clothing is made to order and so is final sale. If you have any questions about sizing prior to placing your order, please contact us.