One of the frequent questions I get asked from clients is,”is it okay to eat oatmeal for breakfast?” My answer is “that depends on your particular metabolism and what type of oatmeal you plan on eating.” Let’s break it down for simplicity. In 1987 a book came out on the magical properties of oatmeal […]
What about Breakfast?
In Honor of Father’s Day today I thought I would post my most asked about breakfast idea and recipe. A reoccurring question is: How do I start my day right given my time limitations? Over 30 grams of protein to rev up your metabolism for the day, less than 30 grams of total carbohydrates from […]
You’ve seen “protein bars” in the store and they are good-looking! They might have a rock climber on them, or maybe a night sky. They seem like a quick and tasty way get your protein. However, flip them over, read the label and you’ll find they are really processed junk food with attractive packaging and […]
Last week I had the privilege of hearing Dr. Heather Leidy, a professor of Exercise Physiology at the University of Missouri speak on protein and its effects on appetite and body weight. You’ve heard me preach the benefits of protein in many of my articles but this lecture showed it goes beyond even what I […]
So here I am at the lovely Farmhouse in Burgandy, France (blog to follow about it) and eating a little French breakfast of fruit, cheese, and a very small slice of French baguette since that is all there was available. I usually drink green tea but decided to be truly “French” and have a cafe. […]