Living in San Antonio (and loving the local cuisine) you don’t pay much attention to the fact that most of the dishes revolve around jalapeno and other chili peppers. We all just know we like it! But, fast food chains and places all around the country have caught on to the fact that Americans love their spicy food and are offering...
Do you still feel famished even though you just finished a big lunch or dinner? Research is finding that the reason for this is that some food ingredients can trick our bodies into not recognizing that we are full. This leads to “rebound hunger”, more eating, and adds inches to our waistlines. Below are some findings and suggestions from the book The New...
I often have people tell me that they have cut sweets out of their diet and sworn off sugar. The problem is that sugar is everywhere, not just in candy, sodas, and desserts. Sugar is in all refined carbohydrates-bread, rice, pasta, beer and milk. For example, during digestion, one slice of white bread is converted into the same amount of glucose in your...
Working with weight loss clients, I often hear, “Eating healthy is expensive”. It is true that if you buy “fat free” cookies, these are more expensive than regular cookies; however, the healthiest foods such as vegetables, fruits, heart healthy protein items, beans, and whole grains are the least expensive items in the store. The least processed foods are your best buys. These foods...
I had always enjoyed being active and working out (nuts right?). It is easy when you are young and involved in activities you love, like dancing or team sports. It is a whole other story when you grow up and have to try to squeeze a treadmill workout (yuck) between work and family obligations. Which has been my problem the past few months,...
With so many messages out there about what makes a food “healthy” it is easy to get confused. Below is a list of foods that despite the best of intentions can trip you up and prevent you from seeing results. Here’s why and suggestions on what to reach for instead: In the Dairy Aisle Mistake:Buying 2% milk Truth: 2% sounds lean and...
Super Bowl Sunday is here and we all know it isn’t just about the game, it’s about the food! The usual store-bought snacks and take-out food are loaded with fat and sodium. Whether you’re rooting for the Colts or the Saints (Go Saints!!) or if you’re just in it for the commercials, score a culinary touchdown with these healthy Super Bowl recipes....
Step right up and get your fried food on a stick with a side of fat with it! I know what you are thinking, it is impossible to eat healthy where almost everything is deep-fried. Honestly the San Antonio Rodeo is not an easy place to be when you are on a diet or trying to eat healthfully. With such a variety of food options...
Couldn’t we all use some more tricks to help us combat fat? Believe it or not, there are certain foods that if you eat more of can help you lose weight and stay slim. Below are examples of a few that help you to do just that. Cottage Cheese: This has whey protein, which releases hormones that tell your brain when you have...
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