If your goal going in to the New Year is to lose weight, a great resource is Reddit's 1200 is plenty subreddit. Even if your daily caloric goal is something other than 1200 calories a day, the subreddit provides great recipes and sensible portion sizes for anyone looking to watch what they eat. Also some [...]
This Hot & Sour Soup by celebrity chef, Jamie Oliver, is sure to hit the spot on those cold December days. At 99 calories per serving and 8 grams of protein, it makes a hearty snack. Size up the portion or add some whole grain toast to make it a meal.
Ever get that feeling that just because you're hot and sweaty that must mean you're burning more calories? Well, it turns out the opposite is true. When the outside temperature is cold, our bodies need to work harder to maintain a warm internal temperature. That requires more energy, and therefore, burns more calories. In fact, [...]
Nuts are often praised as a healthy snack containing "good" fats, protein and antioxidants. The only trouble with nuts is that they tend to be high in calories, and it's easy to get carried away with the portion size consumed. My solution? Buy nuts still in their shell. The time it takes to crack the [...]
Scrambled eggs with spinach and cheddar cheese, served with a dallop of sour cream and salsa. You can substitute for egg whites if you want, personally I am not a fan of the texture of egg whites and I don't find them satisfying enough. I would rather get the extra calories in my meal and [...]
This nutrition professor set out to prove pure calorie counting is what matters most in weight loss. And he did - by losing 27 pounds on a strict diet of Twinkies and junk food. Simply by creating a caloric deficit, the professor created the right conditions to result in the shedding of body fat. The truth is, [...]
I often see clients sabotage their own weight loss efforts quickly and effectively by not being conscious of the way they are drinking their coffee. Coffee is fantastic - it's got zero calories, gives you a nice pick me up, has anti-oxidants, and helps suppress your appetite during intermittent fasting or when trying to skip [...]