calories

Feel the burn

Research shows for every three pounds of muscle gained through weight training you raise your resting metabolic rate but to 40 calories a day.  www.dolenutrition.com                                                                               May not be much but if you change your body composition to more muscle it can really add up.   This is a great comparison – fat versus muscle.   …

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Volumize

No, not your hair but your foods!  Eat more energy-dense foods such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains versus low nutrient foods such as chips, soda, candy, white starches, etc.   In a recent study published in the June issue of the Journal of Food Chemistry and Analysis, most Americans get one-third of their calories …

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Turkey Spinach Loaf Cups

1 pound 99% lean ground turkey 1 package frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained                  (put spinach in a dish towel and drain out all of the water) 1 can (15.5-oz) diced tomatoes, Italian seasoned (do not drain) 1 egg 1/2 cup seasoned bread crumbs 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/4 cup parmesan cheese, grated 1/4 …

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How Many Calories Do I Need? Calculation vs Metabolic Screening

If you hitting a plateau or wanting to achieve your weight-loss goal and wanting to know how many calories should I be eating – here is a great website.  http://nutrition.about.com/od/changeyourdiet/a/calguide.htm It will as you a series of questions. Question 1: How much do you weigh? Question 2: How much do you want to weigh? Question …

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Favorite Friday Product!

Today’s favorite product of the week is Bolthouse  Farms® creamy yogurt and olive oil vinaigrettes!  They are low in calories and have wonderful flavor!  Plus they are one of the lowest dressings (I have seen) in sodium content. My favorites are Caesar and Honey Mustard!  They are also great in your favorite wrap – chicken …

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