Breakfast

Benefits of Protein in the Morning

…rethink that blueberry muffin for breakfast. New research shows that eating a meal that is full of protein in the morning can help with appetite control for the rest of the day. Researchers evaluated three groups. The first ate a protein-rich egg and sausage breakfast, the second had pancakes and…

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Burning Energy and Losing Weight

…wake up in the morning burning fat because the eight to 12 hours between dinner and breakfast is ample time for your body to have depleted its carbohydrate stores. When you replenish those stores at breakfast, you again begin to burn primarily carbohydrates. If you do not replenish them, however,…

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How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

…in vigorous exercise before breakfast four days a week didn’t gain any weight. On the other hand, participants who ate the same high-calorie, high-fat diet but didn’t exercise gained an average of one pound per week, and those who exercised after breakfast gained about half a pound per…

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Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

…three inches around the waist! Win Your Weight Battle With a Mini-Fast * Don’t eat breakfast. Get up in the morning and have some water, coffee or tea—but don’t eat breakfast. Read on and I’ll tell you why. * Lace up your sneakers. Exercise for 30–45 minutes…

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Healthy Diet Plan: Recipe for Fiesta Scramble

Every single healthy diet plan starts off with a hearty, well-balanced breakfast. If you have the right foods on your breakfast table, you’ll feel alert, focused, and satiated until lunch. But load up on sugary cereals or other quick-burning carbohydrates, and your blood sugar will skyrocket…

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Weight Loss is About Burning Fat

…You wake up in the morning burning fat because the 10 to 12 hours between dinner and breakfast is ample time for your body to have depleted its carbohydrate stores. When you replenish those stores at breakfast, you again begin to burn primarily carbohydrates. If you do not replenish them, you will…

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Mother's Day Recipe: Eggs Florentine

…special moms in your life with this easy, healthy recipe from my Quick & Healthy Recipes for Vibrant Living cookbook. It’s ideal for breakfast in bed or you can make a larger batch for a family brunch. Eggs Florentine (Makes 2 servings) Ingredients 2 English muffins (sprouted or whole…

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Aloe Vera Supplement Treats Metabolic Syndrome

…In addition, you may want to consider adding a standardized aloe vera supplement to your daily routine. Now it’s your turn: Have you ever taken aloe vera supplements before? You May Also Be Interested in * The Many Medicinal Uses for Aloe * Win Your Battle of the Bulge By Skipping Breakfast

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Diabetic Diet: Recipe for Fabulous Frittata

Who says eggs are for breakfast only? This veggie- and protein-packed dish makes a fantastic lunch or light dinner for anyone following a diabetic diet. You can find this and other delicious diabetic diet recipes for diabetes in my Reversing Diabetes Cookbook. Enjoy! Recipe for Fabulous Frittata…

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Five Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Your Cup O' Joe

…coffee were harmful, then every morning emergency rooms around the world would be choked with people suffering the ill effects of our favorite breakfast beverage. Of course, this isn’t the case. Coffee is not harmful. On the contrary, I consider it to be a health food, and hundreds of studies…

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Holiday Health Facts: Did You Know?

…pepper sauce as you can tolerate. * You can enjoy some holiday indulgences without jeopardizing your weight or your health by exercising before breakfast. This forces your body to burn stored fat for energy, rather than relying on the food you just ate. * When feasting at a holiday gathering,…

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Diabesity Challenge Tip: Get Back on Track After the Holidays

…Here’s a refresher for following my program. Get up in the morning and have a little coffee, tea, or water but don’t eat any breakfast. Simply cutting out this meal can reduce your caloric intake by 30 percent a day. Next, while your body is in the fasting state, get some moderately…

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Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

…the better. Here are 10 easy ways to incorporate more fruits and vegetables into your daily routine. * Drink a glass of Low-Sodium V8 Juice with breakfast. (At the Whitaker Wellness Institute, this is the only “juice” that you’ll find on the tables.) * Eat an apple or a pear for a…

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5 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Can Make in Minutes

…and a small dollop of low-fat sour cream. Garnish with sliced avocado strips, if desired. Serves 1. 3. Anytime Omelet: Who says eggs are just for breakfast? They also make an easy, quick dinner. Spray pan with olive oil cooking spray and stir-fry chopped onions, mushrooms, and fresh spinach—or…

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