At RISE we focus on small steps that add up to significant results…
...and we’ve found integrating these five foundational tips into your daily routine promise to improve your health, shed unwanted weight and rev up a sluggish metabolism.
#1 Eat a Diet Rich in High-Quality Protein
A diet rich in high-quality protein is a proven way to reduce your cravings and burn extra fat. In fact, research indicates a diet high in quality protein is associated with a lower percentage of belly fat, leading to increased muscle mass and a higher metabolic rate.
RISE healthy proteins include chicken, turkey, beef, bison, lamb, eggs, wild-caught fish and plant-based proteins like lentils, quinoa, tofu, and tempeh.
#2 Increase Your Intake of Healthy Fats
You may be thinking this seems counterintuitive. However, increasing your intake of healthy fats keeps you fuller for longer periods of time and helps prevent weight gain.
Enjoy a variety of fats in your daily intake and watch your energy...
Serves 2 entrees
Greek Protein Salad
2 cups cooked quinoa
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1/2 cup cucumber, chopped
1 cup chickpeas
1/2 red onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup kalamata olives, cut in half
1/2 cup roasted red pepper, chopped
1/3 cup fresh basil
1/4 cup Daiya Vegan Cheese
Lemon Oregano Dressing
2 tablespoon lemon juice
1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
1/3 cup olive oil
1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon maple syrup
Salt and pepper to taste