Activity burns calories. Try to squeeze in activity whenever you can. All those calories you burn up doing chores and errands count, too. Is your grass growing? Try mowing with a push mower (walking). That necessary chore burns 408 calories an hour. If you live in an asphalt jungle with no lawn outside your door, […]
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Here are some easy ways to slim down your sandwich and still have it taste great. Substitute mustard for the mayo and save 100 calories. Leave off the slice of Swiss cheese for another 133 calories. Ditch the two slices of bacon for another 84 calories. Put your turkey, ham, or roast beef along with […]
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 […]
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.