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?
In light of the media exposure and proclaimed "twinkie diet" that professor Mark Haub was on the good food vs bad food debate rages on. I firmly believe there is no such thing as a good or bad food if you don't consider the dose. In other words you can achieve any lifestyle/fitness/body composition goal you want eating a mix of foods that include the so called 'bad' … [Read more...] about What is a Good Food
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
So I'm in the middle of a short weight loss run (looking to lose about 10lbs) by mid sept...I'll put pictures up when I'm at my goal size/weight. I'm shooting for around 1200-1500 calories per day. As I eat throughout the day I keep a running total in my head (rough numbers) of how many calories I've consumed and when the number gets into the 1200-1500 range I just stop … [Read more...] about Why calorie counting ‘seems’ like it doesn’t work
I went out for a steak dinner this weekend and like I normally do, I split an entree with my date. We ordered a 10 oz striploin steak with vegetables and a baked potato on the side and started with a soup and some of that awesome house bread that any good steak house always serves. This one entree split between two people is more than enough food. So we always just order one … [Read more...] about Portion Sizes – Men and Women Are Not Created Equal