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A “Whole” lot of Protein

  The importance of protein in one’s diet has become increasingly clear and moderate to high protein diets have become increasingly popular, as they should. But, in this post I’m not going to delve into the nutritional science of protein and its effects on you diet, body and health. I’d rather assist readers in their […]

Meals – Thinking Outside the Box

In this video I’m just encouraging everyone to think outside the box when planning or eating meals. Some video points: – Your body doesn’t care what your food looks like. – From a dieting or nutritional stand point your body doesn’t care how it acquires it’s macro-nutrients, vitamins and minerals. – Eating meals out of […]

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3 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Eating.

Many of us have the goal of eating healthier but sometimes we get off track and it would help if we had a system  keeping us from getting REALLY off track. We need a way to police ourselves. Here are three questions to ask before eating that might help make us more accountable and adhere […]

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How to Change Your Poor Eating Environment in 3 Steps

It is said that we are a product of our environment. As levels of obesity rise in this country many fingers are pointed at our Built Environment. We are surrounded by unhealthy food options everywhere. Combine those options with our busy American work or study lifestyles and it is no wonder that despite being unhealthy […]

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5 Completely Obscure Ways to Avoid Over-Eating

First I’d like to say that I am not one for weight loss gimmicks or “tricks”. I promote getting it done the old fashion way; focus, knowledge, and a little hard work. But, when it comes time to re-training yourself to eat differently certain cues or techniques during crucial moments may help greatly. These 5 obscure tips […]

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Healthier & Tastier Scrambled Eggs

Eggs are an American breakfast classic. Let me give you my tips on how to make healthier tastier scrambled eggs. 1. Cut down on the yolks. Unless you splurge for the DHA Omega-6 eggs like I do limit your yolk consumption to 2 a day. However, scrambled eggs are a great way to mix in […]

Eat Out- Lean Out

To see your abs, you don’t have to hide from Red Lobster. Individuals who ate out an average of 5.6 times per week still managed to lose weight without going on a calorie-restricted diet, reports a new study published in the Journal of Nutrition Education and Behavior.

Learn how to cut sugar in meals from a master– a diabetic chef

  Men’s Health –Here are Sam Talbot’s four favorite tricks to cutting down on sugar without cutting down on flavor. Use Truvia: Ditch the refined sugar and substitute a natural sweetner like      Truvia, a zero-calorie sweetner made from Stevia leaves. For diabetics it keeps sugar levels even, but for other guys it’s a good way to cut calories […]

Recipe of the Week: Apple Sandwiches

Is that a scanned page from Cooking Light?…… Yeah, it is.  What type of operation are you running over at Exercise Expertise? Get off my back!         BUT, the recipe is that good! The notes are written right on the recipe itself. Now you have more things to make with your apples other than pies. Last Recipe of the Week

Eat Whey to lose fat

If you are STILL one of the people that thinks they will “bulk-up” or get fat from eating protein you may be more likely to gain weight. I’m not sure how the myth got embedded in so many Americans but they need to forget about it. Many times now I have addressed the benefits of including […]