New Guide to Fitness Trackers

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New Guide to Fitness Trackers

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Fitness trackers have become all the rage for anyone looking to monitor their health and activity levels. With the hype, the options for trackers can seem endless. Because of this, the research team at Reviews.com set out to find which trackers have the most bang for your buck with their New Guide to Fitness Trackers.

They spent 6 months studying 86 different models and consulting various fitness experts. They considered several factors, from user friendliness, to battery life to sensor accuracy.

They narrowed down the options to three top picks: best overall, best for endurance training, and most budget-friendly.. You can see their research and choices at http://www.reviews.com/fitness-tracker/

A couple major takeaways from their New Guide to Fitness Trackers include:

  • Most fitness trackers aren’t very accurate — Each brand’s sensors are essentially the same. Many trackers count false steps, incorrectly monitor heart rate, and overcount calories.
  • Consistency is more important than accuracy — More emphasis was placed on the devices that delivered the most consistent data over a series of identical tests. That way, users were still able to track and meet their fitness goals effectively.

Style and comfort were also factors considered in the research. People want their trackers to look good and feel good!

Many users enjoy devices that have different band design options that can be switched out depending on taste. One of their recommended trackers is the Fitbit Alta, which has some great band replacement options at 80% Off Groupon milanese-loop-mesh-replacement-band-for-fitbit-alta.

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Overall, the team at Reviews.com found that fitness trackers are a great tool to “make changes to your health by giving you consistent (although, not entirely accurate) data on your daily activity levels. That’s why the best devices are both comfortable and easy to use all day, every day.”

Let us know what you think of the New Guide to Fitness Trackers report in the comments below. We’d love to hear your feedback.

 

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The Impeccable Tuna Patty!

Health is our wealth so we should always take care of ourselves. I have found a fast, easy, yummy and healthy recipe that will help all of us maintain our cravings and our good health. Introducing The Impeccable Tuna Patty! 

Fast paced environment means fast paced food. Everyone wants an easy way to fill up our tummies, that is why Fast Food Joints were created. Yes, they are delicious but is it healthy?

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Before we start, I just wanted to give you the benefits of the main ingredient.

Tuna supplies a healthy dose of omega-3 fatty acids, which can help reduce your triglycerides, lower your blood pressure and increase the health of your immune system. It can be part of a sensible fat-loss plan. As a nutrient-dense food, tuna packs in protein and vitamins with few calories.

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Is this chicken or is this fish? I know it’s tuna, but it says ‘Chicken of the Sea.’ – Jessica Simpson

Let’s begin and make a dish!

First, Sauté some Red Pepper, Sweet Onion, and Garlic with some Extra Virgin Olive Oil

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Then mix the Sautéed ingredients with chopped up Tuna.

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Add in an Egg, Salt, Pepper, Soy Sauce, Red Pepper Flakes, Ground Flaxseed Meal, Olive Oil, and Lemon Juice.

Mix it all and create your Heavenly Tuna Patties!

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Thanks to Tastefulventure for the wonderful idea.

Serve it as an appetizer, snack or main course, it is your choice!

Once tried, tell us what you think to help everyone have a healthy lifestyle.

 

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 fresh or frozen Tuna Steaks
  • ¼ cup finely chopped Red Pepper
  • ¼ cup finely chopped Sweet Onion
  • 1 tsp minced Garlic
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • dash of red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 6 Tbsp ground Flaxseed Meal
  • 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Juice of half a lemon

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. If using frozen Tuna Steaks, place frozen Tuna Steaks in a large bowl and cover with cold water to thaw. Change water every 10 minutes until thawed (about 20-30 minutes).
  2. In large saute pan add 1 Tbs Olive Oil, Red Pepper, Sweet Onion, and Garlic.
  3. Saute 5-6 min until softened, then add to medium size bowl.
  4. Chop thawed Tuna Steaks into small pieces and add to bowl with pepper/onion mixture.
  5. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl and mix together well with hands.
  6. Form into patty size, you can choose whatever size you want to make them.
  7. You could do small for appetizers, or large for Tuna burgers.
  8. Add 1 Tbs Olive Oil and Tuna cakes to large sauté pan and cook on med-high heat.
  9. For well done cakes cook 3-4 minutes each side.
  10. For more rare cakes cook 1-2 minutes each side.
  11. Enjoy!

If you make this, we’d love to hear from you in the comments below. Let us know how The Impeccable Tuna Patty turned out!

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