I have found for the last 47 days that eating 3 meals a day is the best for me. 07:00 breakfast, 12:30 lunch and 9:00pm dinner. I am aware that some think my dinner is far too late but it's what works for me. It's far easier for me to "wait" than to eat at 6 or 7 and then have to endure hunger pangs before bed. My dinner is very light and I sleep very well.
All that said there is more than 8 hours between my lunch and dinner. While I don't desire a snack in between I thought it might be a good idea to eat one to ensure my body does not go into "starvation mode." Just how much would I have to consume for my body to recognize that I have eaten? Would a shot-glass full of peanuts be sufficient? Thanks.View Thread
Nope. Just the opposite. If you wear heavy clothing (except to keep warm) you'll fatigue (and possibly dehydrate) faster. That means you'll be able to do less work and thus burn fewer calories. Getting overly hot can also place great stress on the heart.View Thread
My morning breakfast is typically centered around oatmeal or shredded wheat (with no sugar or salt added) and 1% cow milk. Recently I started eating puffed rice (also with zero sugar/salt) and am planning to try puffed millet as well. I don't notice any difference now that I am eating the puffed rice except perhaps that it does not keep me as full as the oatmeal or shredded wheat. On the other hand, it also has far fewer calories per cup.
Is the oatmeal, shredded wheat, puffed rice and puffed millet good choices for a breakfast cereal? Is the idea of a "wheat belly" just a bunch of hoopla? How about the 1% milk? Any insight would be appreciated.View Thread
I like your breakfast sando. Sounds pretty good. That slideshow is remarkable. I am going to try at least half the recipes. The spinach, red pepper and garlic sounds awesome although I would likely add a diced onion as well...View Thread
Vegetables and to a lesser degree fruits really seem to be a key in any diet. Not only do they provide a great deal of nutrients, they also provide a low calorie/high fiber means to fill one's stomach so you won't feel hungry.
I need to concoct a low calorie "breakfast salad" that I can eat each morning with my regular breakfast. I'm thinking something along the lines of chopped Romaine lettuce, tomatoes and pineapple, along with a dressing made from tart cherry juice. Something along those lines.
I thought a little bit about Halloween. I was going to leave a big bowl of candy on the porch but with my luck I'll get two trick-or-treaters. I'm just going to turn off the lights this year.View Thread