Tag Archives: protein

The Optimal Snack Equation

When choosing a snack, try to hit the nutritional targets below:  About 200 calories: Enough to satisfy your hunger, but not enough to take you off track. At least 3 grams of fiber: Fiber is digested slowly and helps sustain your energy. It also absorbs water and expands in your stomach to keep you full. Continue Reading

Lighten Up Your Party Fare This Football Season

It’s that time of the year again! Football season is starting and if you’re like us, you love hosting football parties at your house or tailgating before the game. But what if you’re trying to avoid all those heavy, fatty snacks? Let’s face it- when you think football, you think food. And that food usually Continue Reading

Beyond Switching to Diet Soda: 4 More Tips for Managing Calorie Intake

When you are trying to lose weight, simple changes to your diet can help you cut out excess calories without sacrificing flavor or feeling unsatisfied. Switching to diet soda from regular is one way, but there are more easy things you can do.  If you are trying to shed unwanted pounds, follow the guidelines below Continue Reading

Make Your Own Snacks to Stay on Track!

If you often visit the vending machine at work, bring some pre-portioned snacks to leave at your desk. Avoid mid-afternoon lows by including a good source of protein at breakfast and lunch and by planning a calorie-controlled snack.

Tips on Eating Your Turkey and Chicken

Remove the skin from chicken and turkey before or after cooking.