Eggs are an excellent source of protein and relatively cheap too. They have a very high biological value and a full complement of essential and non-essential amino acids. In short, if you wanted a complete and easy to absorb protein source look no further than eggs. With that said there are a few considerations you might want to make when buying and preparing … [Read more...] about How Much Protein Is In An Egg?
calories in food
The diet industry is full of misinformation, logical fallacies, half truths and hypocritical arguments. One of the worst is the concept that calories don't matter in food but they do matter in the gym. There are many diet philosophies that try to ignore the basic principle of weight loss being calories in vs calories out. They'll talk about hormone regulation, specific … [Read more...] about Do Calories Matter with food and exercise
A comment I received from Kenneth in an earlier post brought up a very good point about calorie counting. Kenneth brought to my attention a new study done at tufts university that analyzed some commercially available foods (from restaurants and grocery stores) and compared how many calories that were stated on the label vs how many calories were actually in the … [Read more...] about Counting Calories For Weight Loss – Overestimate to be Sure