Category Archives: Nutrition

Sat Fat vs. Carbs

Interesting article in Scientific American on the effects of fats and carbs (which is really worse?) that I found via The Great Fitness Experiment.

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Blackberry-Mango Smoothie

I concocted this for lunch today and it was so yummy that I wanted to remember (and share) the recipe. 1 cup skim milk 1/2 cup plain, nonfat yogurt 1/2 cup orange juice 1/2  cup blackberries 1/2 cup frozen mango … Continue reading

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My new favorite breakfast food

I’m always running late in the morning and never seem to have time for breakfast, so I keep single-serving packets of oatmeal in my desk, so that I can eat when I get to work.  I’ve tried several different varieties, … Continue reading

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Weekly Meal Planning

Since I started this program (excuse me, lifestyle change), I’ve been planning my meals ahead of time on a weekly basis.  That may seem like a lot of trouble (and sometimes it is), but it helps me stay on plan … Continue reading

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Weekly Wrapup

This has been an excellent week.  I stayed on plan for both food and exercise. Average Daily Intake: Calories: 1,242 Fat: 31 grams, 22% cal. Sat Fat: 11 g, 8% Carbs: 158 g, 46% Fiber: 19g Protein: 66 g, 21% … Continue reading

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