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Category: Extra Energy

Eating Ripe versus Unripe Bananas

The healthy and delightful tasting Banana is a perfect example of a lot of misunderstandings when it comes to the amount of sugar it contains since it depends on when you eat it during the ripening process. This is because during the ripening process, bananas produce a plant hormone called ethylene, which stimulates an enzyme (amylase) that breaks down the starchy component into sugar. … Continue readingEating Ripe versus Unripe Bananas

[Video] Food Tips for Hikers and Backpackers

It’s important to eat the right food when you go on a hike … with lots of factors to consider. You obviously want to avoid digestive problems while your hiking, you want enough energy and stamina to get from point A to B before it turns dark, you need to stay hydrated, you don’t need more heavy stuff in your backpack and so on …
Cindy explains everything in 5 minutes: choosing the best food and then how to pack your vittles to save room and weight on your back. … Continue reading[Video] Food Tips for Hikers and Backpackers

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