Breakfast

Recipes for Diabetes: Fabulous Frittata

Who says eggs are for breakfast only? This veggie- and protein-packed dish makes a fantastic lunch or light dinner. You can find this and other delicious recipes for diabetes in my Reversing Diabetes Cookbook. Enjoy! Serves 4 ¾ pound asparagus 12 egg whites or 1½ cups Egg Beaters or other egg white…

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Burning Energy and Losing Weight

…You 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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The Secret to Holiday Eating Without Weight Gain

…Instead, here’s a practical tip that will allow you to enjoy holiday indulgences without jeopardizing your weight or your health: exercise before breakfast. This simple technique forces your body to burn stored fat for energy, rather than relying on the food you just ate. The research has proven it. In…

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Recipes for Diabetes: Fiesta Scramble

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 and you’ll run out of steam mid-morning. They don’t call it a “sugar crash” for no reason. Your best bet for breakfast

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Lose Weight With a Mini-Fast Diet

…initial fat mass—and 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 at moderate intensity…

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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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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 syrup…

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5 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Can Make in Minutes

There’s no question that the most powerful tool in my medical practice is a healthy diet, but it can also be the most difficult therapy to implement. We’ve all had the experience of getting to the end of a long, busy day when we realize we have no idea what we’re going to make for dinner. But…

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Mother's Day Recipe: Eggs Florentine

…spoil the 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 grain…

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Five Healthy Reasons to Enjoy Your Cup O' Joe

…If 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 bear…

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Easy Ways to Eat More Fruits and Vegetables

…The following are 10 easy ways to incorporate more of these healthful foods 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 snack or before…

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Holiday Smarts: 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, remember…

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