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MTS Nutrition CEO Marc Lobliner presents meal prepping for idiots. 5 Reasons to Meal Prep #1 Meal Prepping Improves Your Time Management The one thing everyone has in common and will continue to complain about each day is not having enough time. Not enough time to exercise. Not enough time to handle all the tasks throughout your day. 5 Reasons to Meal Prep #1 – Prepping meals saves you time!

Everyone always complains about not having enough time! Well, we all have the same #2 – Stay on track with your goals. If you have nutrition goals that you are serious about meal prepping is. Meal prep will help you learn portion control.

I don’t know about you, but I tend to eat more when I eat at a restaurant compared to when I eat at home. It. Benefits of Meal Prep: Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Meal Prep 1. You will save money Eating healthy doesn’t have to be expensive if you plan in advance! Buy things in bulk, and don’t 2. It will help you lose weight Planning your meals in advance is.

While it might seem like a lot of work to meal prep, it could be the healthier option. When eating out, you don’t know exactly what goes into making your seemingly “healthy” lunch while when you make the food yourself, you can carefully monitor what you’re eating. 6 reasons you should pack your own lunch instead of buying a ‘healthy’ lunch.

Here are the top 7 reasons you should start meal prepping today 1. Saves You Time. Yes, it may mean spending two hours getting everything ready on a Sunday, but just think about all of 2. Saves You Money. To many people, it seems like meal prepping is expensive, but the reality is, it is much. For the time strapped among us, enlisting meal prep support can be a serious game changer.

We feel that this dynamic meal prep service will afford you the time to truly enjoy your meals while meeting your goals – be it weight loss, muscle building, performance or competition based, and/or concerning general health and well-being. People are posting pics of their weekly meal prep on Instagram, and experts are thrilled the habit is catching on. Here, they explain why it’s time to board the meal-prep train if you. It’s easier to not overeat (or undereat!) if you have pre-portioned your meals ahead of time – Making the decision ahead It has built in accountability (punishment) – If you pre-cook your meals, what happens if you don’t eat them?

You throw Save some money! I’ll let you do the math about your. Food safety is an important yet overlooked component of meal prepping.

Cooking, storing and reheating foods at the right temperature can prevent food.

List of related literature:

So meal prep is probably one of the most important things, because you’re setting yourself up for success, you’re investing in you.

“Complete Keto: A Guide to Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life” by Drew Manning
from Complete Keto: A Guide to Transforming Your Body and Your Mind for Life
by Drew Manning
Hay House, 2019

We have included this list as a helpful tool for meal planning when you’re using recipes in this book.

“Loving Yourself to Great Health” by Louise Hay, Ahlea Khadro, Heather Dane
from Loving Yourself to Great Health
by Louise Hay, Ahlea Khadro, Heather Dane
Hay House, 2014

PLANNING MEALS There are many meal preparation suggestions that can be extremely helpful.

“Straight Up Food: Delicious and Easy Plant-based Cooking without Salt, Oil or Sugar” by Cathy Fisher
from Straight Up Food: Delicious and Easy Plant-based Cooking without Salt, Oil or Sugar
by Cathy Fisher
Green Bite Publishing, 2016

5 If the idea of structured meal planning is likely to be too daunting at the moment, have they been provided with a simple meal template customized to their macronutrient prescription?

“Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy: Principles and Practices” by Diana Noland, Jeanne A. Drisko, Leigh Wagner
from Integrative and Functional Medical Nutrition Therapy: Principles and Practices
by Diana Noland, Jeanne A. Drisko, Leigh Wagner
Springer International Publishing, 2020

• Guideline 5: Food safety (including how to prepare and store food safely).

“The Essential Guide to Fitness” by Rosemary Marchese, Julie Taylor, Kirsten Fagan
from The Essential Guide to Fitness
by Rosemary Marchese, Julie Taylor, Kirsten Fagan
Cengage Learning Australia, 2019

Meal Prep.

“The Economics of Health and Health Care: Pearson New International Edition” by Sherman Folland, Allen Charles Goodman, Miron Stano
from The Economics of Health and Health Care: Pearson New International Edition
by Sherman Folland, Allen Charles Goodman, Miron Stano
Taylor & Francis, 2016

I’m not spending hours prepping, dehydrating, and assembling fancy raw meals.

“The 80/10/10 Diet: Balancing Your Health, Your Weight, and Your LIfe One Luscious Bite at a Time” by Douglas Graham
from The 80/10/10 Diet: Balancing Your Health, Your Weight, and Your LIfe One Luscious Bite at a Time
by Douglas Graham
FoodnSport Press, 2012

I know that meal prep can seem like a daunting task.

“Craveable Keto: Your Low-Carb, High-Fat Roadmap to Weight Loss and Wellness” by Kyndra D. Holley
from Craveable Keto: Your Low-Carb, High-Fat Roadmap to Weight Loss and Wellness
by Kyndra D. Holley
Victory Belt Publishing, 2018

I’m a huge fan of meal planning, and if your life is busy, this is a must!

“Love Your Life Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want” by Rachel Cruze, Dave Ramsey, Ramsey Press
from Love Your Life Not Theirs: 7 Money Habits for Living the Life You Want
by Rachel Cruze, Dave Ramsey, Ramsey Press
Ramsey Press, The Lampo Group, 2016

Part 1 is full of handy information and tips for keto cooks—both those who love to spend time in the kitchen and those who would rather be doing anything but cooking.

“Quick & Easy Ketogenic Cooking: Meal Plans and Time Saving Paleo Recipes to Inspire Health and Shed Weight” by Maria Emmerich
from Quick & Easy Ketogenic Cooking: Meal Plans and Time Saving Paleo Recipes to Inspire Health and Shed Weight
by Maria Emmerich
Victory Belt Publishing, 2017

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  • I love these videos! If she could do something with a keto menu plan would be awesome since that is such a popular diet plan right now and knowing some recipes/ideas for meal planning for that kind of diet would be awesome to see!!

  • So I enjoy some cooking YouTube, it’s therapeutic and can be inspiring for cooking, BUT since so many have been WFH and people have gone back to ma & pa’s… HOW DID THESE PEOPLE LIVE! They’re going back to fucking mansions, like what do their families do?! International diamond smuggling?! Jeez!

  • Dr.Grundy, what you think about iodidize salt also add flouride, it is commen here. Also what about oxalic acid toxicity?i got very sick from it.

  • Hoping to add to the positive commentsI wasn’t too interested in the recipes when you said what you were making, but when you were finished….MAN does the food look yummy!
    Good job on the food presentation. I would try all of these recipes. Thanks for sharing meals that aren’t meat-heavy.
    Also, I spend very little on flavourful meals for my family all week. Maybe people with the negative comments about that live in different areas. I use a lot of stuff found in the back of my pantry while cooking and I don’t know anyone who buys olive oil and seasoning every shopping trip. Lol
    Thanks for sharing!

  • I’m no fish tank expert but for my healthy logical mind this doesn’t look good. I feel sorry for that poor lonely fish. No filter, no hiding places, no fish friends, not much space. Would you like to live in a tiny room without a bed, without windows and no social contacts at all? Please change that.

  • i just wanted to add some positivity to this comment section! I think that you recipe ideas were super helpful and I already have most of those pantry staples at home too. Have a fantastic day! ��

  • Dr. Grundy,Do we have to take magnesium together with Vit D3 to prevent toxic effect from Vit D3 as i took 50,000IU one day, i got so dizziness couldn’t stand up and magnesium did help some but took 3 days to recovered. Thanks!

  • Thank you for your systematic breakdown of the reason behind meal prep. You offered wise advice that is easily understood! I really like how you explained why we should sidestep willpower.

  • Going over the recipe real quick would have been helpful, its such a wordy lengthy videotalked about how we do this under 100$ bla bla…boring!!!

  • All them seem pretty easy to make! My personal favorite is probably the fruit and coconut milk. I’ve been having a fruit obsession lately!

  • I’m not even drooling, I’m SALIVATING. You’re my goto for healthy dinners and lunches! Thank you so much for the recipes, the beautiful presentations and for your amazing presence <3

  • I hope you didn’t throw away all the broccoli stems and the pak Choi stems… �� It’s all good to be eaten and taste the same as the leaves. Even better actually. For the broccoli, just peel off the outer skin, chop them, and cook them. They even taste better then the broccoli themselves. Try and let me know. And please, don’t throw away what don’t have to be thrown away.
    I follow, and like you since the beginning, but I keep seeing this, and since you also share zero waste living videos, I really hope you understand this. ����

  • i dont think that is enough food for five people.i would eat all that food by myself for five days, and i dont have a big appetite, i weight just 46 kg.

  • Hey Ryan, I have a quick question. what are other substitutes for the spinach? What other type of vegetables can be the same or better

  • The stems of the veggies are also eddible! I always use to throw them away. Just take out the top layer that may be dry and the back tip of the stem and it can be cut and cooked��

  • This is where the title is misleading. I meal prep for five people. 7 days, 3 meals a day and 2 snacks daily. There is no way to do that for 75$, or 100$. And 90% of our food is from scratch.

  • Hey Ryan, do you season any of your meat before you cook it? If so, what do you use? I tend to over salt all my meals and would love an alternative offer those store brand all in one seasonings

  • I love this format of cooking! It’s so efficient, especially for big families. Less cleaning, less waste, and better chance of not splurging on eating out.

  • Packable lunches! I love how simple these recipes are, most healthy recipes require so many ingredients that I don’t have and can’t justify getting for just one recipe.

  • Brilliant! I love the way you just see your way through a daunting challenge. Everything looks absolutely scrumptious. Can’t wait to get your e book!

  • I add olive oil into the breakfast smoothie recipe. Should I omit the avocado? I keep it in. The breakfast smoothie is my go yo breakfast. Yummy!

  • For all the people who want a healthy snack mix dry oats and any nut butter (almond, peanut, etc.) and bake it in the oven (at 350°F) for 5 minutes

  • Snacks would be awesome. I have the hardest time finding good and healthy snacks that aren’t chocolate bars or just fruit which can be so boring all the time.

  • I’m from Ireland. Is 100 dollars a lot of money for cooking meals for 5 people for a week? I could do it for 50 euros over in Ireland and that is about 55 dollars. Not sure if things are more expensive over there. I know Ireland is more expensive than the UK. Any Americans give me any insight thanks?

  • I love the meal prep tips and this would have been an enjoyable video, but I cannot get over the state of this poor (sick?) fish in it’s horrible, bare tank. I don’t want to spread hate or negativity, but this is just awful.

  • Does the almond butter even count if you’re not artfully drizzling it over a coconut yogurt bowl?? Thanks for all the tips, these were some great options! ��

  • That turkey needs flavor to be in my taco. I’ve never had a piece of boiled turkey in my life and I just don’t want to it doesn’t sound like a good idea to me. Maybe if there was butter and seasoning in the water. But I do want to see healthier snack options something that I can eat while I’m driving or take to work. The beef and noodles is something I will try, and even the tuna pasta and falafel.

  • I’d love to know the recipe for her raisin and rice curried turkey meatballs. Does anyone have any similar one? It sounds absolutely delicious!

  • Another amazing video Rachel! Love how all these look super quick and easy. You’ve definitely given me some inspiration.

    Would love both packable lunches and snacks pretty please! ��

  • I think it all looks super delicious! Also prices for groceries can vary really widely depending on where you live. I also don’t get why these comments are so critical. Eeeek.

  • If had opportunity to ask question, i should ask a couple of questions
    1. When it come to gut life what do say about deworming pills that physicians prescribe & recommend taking every after 3 months.
    2. What do u say on the use & consuming of palm oil in tropical regions,it said that it s rich in antioxidant bcz of its rich red color

  • Her actual total was $75, if you added the other things that she had, it would probably be $100 so why is it a problem, she literally gave $25 extra dollars leeway for other things which could be things you don’t have in your pantry

  • 3:56 one way you could improve that cabbage meal is dont put the dressing in it let other people do it because then after about 3 or 4 days it gets soggy

  • Very tasty looking effort, but not budget, portion or nutritionally friendly for me and my family. Frustrating quest for keeping a family fed and healthy continues. https://www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource/healthy-eating-plate/.

  • Two of the “pasta salads” at 6:46 & 7:01 appear to include cubed Tofu, but aren’t mentioned in the descriptions. A printable recipe in.pdf format for each dish would have made for overall improved content.

  • That fish can’t swim properly… he seems like he can’t sink… he probably has a swim bladder disorder. If you haven’t checked him, which by the measurements of that tank my guess is “no” please do so or give it to someone who will.

  • So 5 dinners for $75, not too bad. I think that could be stretched more by shopping in different stores, but of course more time is spent with budget shopping.

  • With this amount of fish tank comments on a cooking channel, let me guide y’all back to the right video categories: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MX1AU_UWKNY

  • You’re a big inspiration to me..I’m in love with your personality,your lifestyle and your recipes are amazing �� I’m so depressed right now because of my pcos acne and you’re really helping me..thank you!��

  • I think you would freak out if you saw what I eat everyday!! haha The breakfast jars and lunch looked good!! I’m the pickiest eater on earth so I’m excited to see some great options I’m going to try. Great visuals Tanya!

  • Hi Rachel, I’ve been making some of the recipes from your previous videos (I am obsessed with the tuna patties, which last me all week and they are so great with many different options like salad, eggs bene, etc). And so, I cannot wait to try out these options too. I always enjoy watching your Meal Prep videos especially, because they are delicious and aesthetically presented (videography, music, editing), which for me makes for an overall inspirational and yummy experience. Thank you! Also for your next video I vote for snacks. I am a such a grazer, and in my healthy eating journey, I find that my biggest struggle is with finding healthy snacks.

  • I found this video as an ad on another channel, I normally skip ads asap, but I’m very glad I watched this one! You have a great channel, and really know what you’re talking about, keep it up man, your brand is gonna be very popular

  • Arterial plaque is cause by bacteria and Oral bacteria could also harm blood vessels or cause blood clots by releasing toxins that resemble proteins found in artery walls or the bloodstream…. It is also possible that inflammation in the mouth revs up inflammation throughout the body, including in the arteries, where it can lead to heart attack and stroke…get all your teeth pulled out!!! lol!! another option make sure you take at least 800 mg of magnesium every day so the calcium doesn’t attached to the arteries, read the book “The magnesium Miracle”” by Carolyn Dean M.D., ND.
    https://www.amazon.com/Magnesium-Miracle-Revised-Updated/dp/034549458X#customerReviews

    A new study shows how Chlamydia infections may be linked to heart disease…. Chlamydia is a primary cause of sexually transmitted diseases and female infertility, and can also cause eye infections and pneumonia in children. Meanwhile, heart disease is the major cause of death in Western societies.Mar 1, 1999
    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/1999/03/990301073218.htm

    To bring down Homocysteine levels..take B-6 100 mg and TMG or Betain every day!
    ..The fat molecules in the plaques that clog up our arteries and raise risk of heart attack and stroke may come from bacteria that live in our mouths and guts, not just from what we eat.
    a clogged artery
    Researchers suggest that bacteria may play a key role in clogged arteries.
    This was the main result of a study led by the University of Connecticut in Storrs that was published recently in the Journal of Lipid Research.

    The researchers suggest that the finding may explain why gum disease is often linked to atherosclerosis – a condition in which fat molecules, calcium, cholesterol, and other compounds in the blood form plaques on the inside walls of arteries.

    As the plaques build up, they harden and narrow the arteries, restricting the flow of oxygen-carrying blood to vital organs and tissues. This can lead to heart attack, stroke, other serious health problems, and even death.

    The immune system also plays a role: immune cells can attach to the lining of blood vessels, feed on the fatty deposits, and multiply. This results in inflammation and thickening of the smooth muscle in the artery wall, which helps the formation of plaques and other growths known as atheromas.

    https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/10/101018074538.htm

  • For me, when I’ve prepared the meals I don’t have another option. And the thought of eating anything but what I prepared makes me feel like I just waisted money and food.

  • I love how so much of this was organic! So if you’re getting conventionally grown things, it will be cheaper. But I love a budgeted meal plan with organic goodies, and products that cater to dietary restrictions ( i e gluten free pasta)

  • Healthy? It is illegal in many states to even put the label “healthy” an egg advertisements but you choose to show us such an unhealthy food?

  • Your family must be super light eaters. That food at the end would not feed 5 people 3 times in my house
    P.S. Take care of your fish please

  • So five dinners. We’re short, for a week, seven breakfasts, seven lunches, and two dinners, plus fruit for health and snacks. Even if we ignore that pantry use we’re still looking at quite a shortfall for a week, that $100 isn’t looking so budget anymore….

  • I like this video a lot. Could you break it down even more? I mean the different meal combinations you would make with this beef chicken and spinach as you go through your week? thank man keep it up with the videos!

  • 4:51 Not sure about US, but guess it’s same as in Europe: they actually don’t add iodine to salt. It’s potassium iodide, and that ruins the idea completely. That’s why to supplement iodine we useLugol, not just potassium iodide. So the sea salt is a better source of iodine (even if theres almost trace amount only, than “iodined” table salt.

  • Hey love from India.
    But all these dishes may cost less than 20$ and can be made for 10 people for a week.
    Please follow Indian recipes. It will give you more varity and prespectives.

  • how can you eat something so bland?!?!?! where’s your garlic??? OMG!!! you didn’t even cover the chicken in the oven!!! can you say DRY?!?!

  • “Leaning in a vegitarian direction”…while neglecting the pet fish. Please rehome him as its clear this is not a good g it for your family.

  • This looks unbelievable! Your cooking videos are my favourites cause you’re so real and non-judgemental! Plus, that looks amazing! Been following your channel for years, and I’ve learnt so much! x

  • Everything looks delicious! I also make sure that meals are freezer friendly when I make big batches in case there are any leftovers. Great video!:)

  • I’m actually low-key mad that you guys skipped her explaining the measurements or servings for what she was making. That’s like half of the battle for meal prep. �� Especially if she explains how old the kids are.

  • Hey love, just got diagnosed with PCO a few days ago and already did some research. Your videos have helped me soo much thanks a lot!!! I have a few questions tho and it would be amazing if you could answer me… Is it okay with PCO to consum soy? Do I have to cut out coffee completely? How much fruit is okay? (I’m low carb but still wondering bc of the sugar) and what are your thoughts on afficial sweeteners like sucralose etc are they safe to consum or do they trigger gut health?

  • What meal are you most excited to try? I also have a 7-day downloadable meal plan available to you as the first link in my description box.:)

  • Spaghetti is super cheap. So is mac and cheese with hot dogs. Meal prep under 100? Lol. People living in poverty can do it for under 5. If you can’t be cheaper than a TV dinner, you are just showing off. Pride always comes before the fall.

  • Erica please come out with your own YouTube channel! You’re such and amazing chef with so much knowledge to share. I mean, you made 5 meals for 5 people at $75 total. That’s insane savings!!!!

  • I could do it for $20. I assumed this was for 3 meals per day, most of us are poor as Oliver Twist and have been living on way less than that. Looks yummy, tho

  • Thank you for these ideas! It’s incredibly hard to figure out what to make during the week and stay on track. And it’s always a debate on what to do.