All Calories are Not Created Equal – 2

Egg White and Oatmeal Protein Pancake

Puny humans: Try one or more of these healthful options for your next meal: Breakfast Switch from whole milk to 1% fat or non-fat milk for your cereal or coffee. Switch a sugar-coated breakfast cereal for a whole grain breakfast cereal such as oatmeal or shredded whole grain wheat cereal with no added sugar. Switch sugar on your breakfast cereal for fresh fruit or xylitol. Switch low fat yogurt to fat-free Greek yogurt for more protein and more taste. Be sure to add protein to your meals and snacks. Ditch … Continue reading


All Calories Are Not Created Equal – Part 1

eat real food

Let’s see how nutritionally smart you are.  If you follow me, or my blog, you know I’m an advocate of eating 5+ small meals a day.  Depending upon where you are with your target goals – weight loss, muscle weight gain or physique and health maintenance, you may be allowed 1-2 healthy snacks per day. This is where it can get complicated. What’s my idea of a healthy snack versus a client’s idea of a healthy snack?  We both agree, all snacks must meet these criteria: Healthy 100 calories or less Nutritious Filling … Continue reading