Day #3 of The Lose Five Pounds in 5 Weeks Challenge: It’s springtime – and visions of milk shakes might be dancing in your head. A thick chocolate milkshake can have around 750 calories for a large (22 ounce) shake. A medium (22 ounce) Burger King strawberry shake has 630 calories with 15 grams of […]
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Tip 2 of “The Five” Pounds in 5 Weeks challenge: Think about skipping the bran muffin at breakfast. Bran muffins are often thought of as “healthy”– probably because they have the word bran in their name. But they’re made with a lot of sugar and fat. In general, a 4 ounce bran muffin has around […]
Did you wake up this morning feeling like an extra five pounds of fat attached itself to your body — and you have no idea how it got there? Maybe there’s only four pounds if you challenged yourself to eating a bit differently and moving a bit more during Week #1. Take “The Five” Challenge […]
Penny Manegan Klatell, PhD, RN
Penny is a doctoral level nurse; a health, life, and wellness coach; and a Mom. She’s also a nutritional counselor, food lover, former college professor, author, blogger, speaker, and a very frequent restaurant visitor. She’s from a Greek restaurant family where she learned to cook and discovered the need to speak loudly to be heard above the din. She writes about delicious, healthy food and how to eat well anytime, anywhere, and at any age.