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?
Just got back from a great weekend in Florida. Met up with some great people, ate big and saw a great football game...ok it was a bit of a blowout but the good guys won (go gators!) At the tailgate we crushed some serious food...biscuits with sausage gravy, beef short ribs, sausages, burgers, bacon, eggs, 3 kinds of potatoes, parfait, apple pie, key lime pie, and some … [Read more...] about Fear of Food
I was at a conference this weekend in Austin Texas...did a lot of networking, lots of learning, some drinking, and some good eating. I experienced real Texas BBQ (brisket, pork and beef ribs)...and my first chicken fried chicken (it was a toss up between this and chicken fried steak) One thing I can say for sure is that I'd likely be 300lbs if I lived here for any … [Read more...] about Eat Low Calorie When It’s Easiest
I was talking to a buddy of mine who competes in bodybuilding the other day. We were discussing contest preparation and how he uses diet and exercise for weight loss. He said he takes about 14-16 weeks to get ready for a show. He starts at around 2200 calories per day and finishes around 1600 calories per day in the final weeks (and just to let you know, this guy is well … [Read more...] about Exercise For Weight Loss – When Does it Matter?
So how do you lose weight? Simple, you need to create an energy deficit. In other words, consume less energy than you spend and you're body has no choice but to burn some bodyfat (after all that's what it's there for in the first place). So how do you create an energy deficit? 1) The easiest is to eat less calories than you burn. This means less calories than your BMR … [Read more...] about Weight Loss – Every Little Bit Counts