Lose the Freshman 15! – 9 Rules to Get Toned in College

College Weight Gain Pizza

If you don’t read this article you could gain (at least) 7 or 8 lbs per year in college

As if new college students don't already have enough to worry about, there’s also the dreaded 5, 10, 15-plus pounds you can often gain in your first year alone.  Hence, the often joked-about, much-hated “Freshman 15”.

Learn how to avoid the dreaded freshman 15 with these 9 Simple Rules...

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The Breakfast Casserole that Fights Fat

egg whites metabolism breakfast casserole

A creature of habit, I often settle into a specific food routine that doesn’t change much from day to day. Monday’s breakfast is the same as Tuesday’s breakfast, which is also the same as Wednesday’s breakfast. While consistency is a good thing, it can also become boring if you’re not careful… which can lead to unexpected splurges and bad meal decisions.

My latest bad breakfast decision quickly turned into a daily ritual, replacing my healthy breakfast of fruit and yogurt with a (delicious) Mediterranean Egg White breakfast sandwich (on a whole grain bagel) from Panera. While this breakfast sandwich is undoubtedly delicious and relatively healthy when enjoyed sparingly (say, on weekends), the sandwich quickly adds up in both dollars and calories when consumed on a DAILY basis.

So, in an attempt to kick my habit (and recognizing that fruit and yogurt simply isn’t “cutting it” for me these days), I developed a delicious and super-nutritious breakfast casserole that not only saves me money, but helps me fight fat all week long! Ladies, say hello to your new breakfast ritual...

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The top 11 nutrition rules you can’t afford to break if you want to be strong, lean, and sexy

Nutrition Rules

You might think you are doing “everything you can” to eat nutritiously, but just like most of my clients, chances are you might be unknowingly breaking one of these extremely important “rules” of nutrition.

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5 Healthy Breakfast Recipes to Kick Start your Day

So you've probably already heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day", and it’s TRUE -- breakfast not only gives you the necessary energy to get through morning and that mid-afternoon slump, but will jump-start your metabolism and help you reach your optimum energy and fitness goals.

And, while ANY breakfast is definitely better than no breakfast at all, most of the so-called "breakfast" foods out there are full of sugar, preservatives, and processed crap (granola bars, cereals, muffins, bagels, poptarts, donuts, etc...)

So, instead of sabotaging your weight loss goals, sapping your energy, and storing fat with lame morning munchies, try one of these quick, delicious, energizing, and fat-blasting breakfast ideas!
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