Satisfying Snacks

Again think protein and fiber to help fill you up for your snacks! Protein choices may include, deli meats, dairy, edamame (soybeans), nuts and more.  Fiber choices may include fruits, vegetables, whole grains and more.   Here are some of my favorites.   Greek yogurt – 10 to 15 grams of protein per serving!  Make sure …

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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.                                                                               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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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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