Tag: fat

Feel the burn

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.…

Volumize

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…

The Lean Plate Club

The Lean Plate Club

If you have already thrown out the calorie counter and done with the tedious work of counting every single calorie, fat gram, etc – no worries!

Here is a simple method to help reduce your calorie intake. 

1)  Plate size should be nine-inches – similar to the size of a salad plate, instead of the regular dinner plate.

2) Set your plate up like a clock:

  • Half of your plate (9:00-3:00) full of fruits and veggies
  • Quarter of your plate (9:00 –12:00) serving of starch
  • Quarter of your plate (12:00-3:00) serving of lean protein

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