Weight Loss : Breakfast

When you start your journey to better health, odds are your breakfast routine needs a change. Most of us feel the most hurried during the early hours, and breakfast is often less than healthy and less than satisfying. These breakfasts are meant to provide you with energy and nutrition, while also staving off hunger until lunchtime. Whether you’re an egg-casserole lover or prefer something a bit sweeter like pancakes and oatmeal, you’ll find a recipe that suits you. Chocolate-Almond Quinoa Breakfast Bars  Butternut Squash + Turkey Sausage Casserole  Veggie Breakfast Casserole  Easy Egg Muffins  Microwave Cheesy Bacon ‘n Egg Grits  Cottage-Cheese Pancakes w/ Raspberry Jam  Blueberry-Almond Oats  Quick Lemon-Raspberry Oats Strawberry Smoothie  Peanut Butter-Banana Smoothie

Weight Loss : Success Tips for Weight Watchers Freestyle

Success Tips for Weight Watchers Freestyle So, you started Weight Watchers Freestyle and you want to set yourself up for success as best as you can. Here are some tried-and-true tips others have followed that you can use: Plan your meals Armed with the 0-point food list, you want to plan out each meal, each snack, and each dessert. Planning ahead is absolutely key when it comes to sticking to your goals. It makes grocery shopping way easier, and ensures you never find yourself hungry and without an idea of what to eat. Some people really like planning, but if you aren’t one of them, set aside a time at the beginning of each week when you aren’t busy and stick to the routine. It will become a habit.  Include a lot of 0-point foods into each meal There are over 200 foods on the Freestyle 0-point food list, which is really good news. To take advantage, you want to plan meals that use as many of these foods as possible. This keeps the point count of each meal really low. For example, a lunch …

The Top Ten Ways To Start Your Fitness Program Smart

Starting an exercise program can be scary.  You're eager to
melt off ugly fat and develop a physique that won't quit. You want to find a fitness program you can stick with, and you don't want to
waste valuable time doing boring routines that get you nowhere, and leave you
tired and back to your lazy, stay-in-your-comfort-zone ways.  Plus, you want to
get the most efficient workout for the time involved and money spent.

But most people don't know where to begin.  Here's how you can start out smart.

1.  Get a thorough check-up before beginning a fitness program.
This is especially important if you're over 35,have been sedentary for a long time,have high blood pressure
and/or cholesterol,are a smoker,or have chest pains or shortness of breath.
Hopefully, your doctor will be thrilled you're
making this lifestyle change, and will tell you if you have any limitations.
2. Ask yourself these questions when planning an exercise program:
•Do I want to work out alone…

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Calories in Pasta and Rice

Ninety percent of the calories in pasta and rice come from carbohydrates. A half cup of cooked rice constitutes one of the 5 to 12 daily servings of carbohydrates.
Pasta and rice dishes can be transformed by the addition of sauces. Traditional ingredients include olive oil, garlic, onions, mushrooms, and tomatoes. Many classic sauces, such as cheese, pesto, and Bolognese, are high in fat and calories.
Pasta is low calories food if it is not served with high-fat, high-calorie sauce. All too often pasta is turned into a fattening dish with butter, cheese, and rich sauces. But there are many ways to avoid these extra calories:

Toss pasta with fresh tomatoes or broth for simple sauce.
Use half of the oil, cheese, and nuts in a pesto recipe.
Use grated Parmesan or Romano cheese.
Add vegetables instead of meat to a light tomato sauce.

Pasta/RiceCals per oz/28g (Boiled)Cals per oz/28g (Dry weight)
Fresh Pasta2980
Dry Pasta3296
Brown/white Rice39100
Basmati Indian Rice39100
Pearl Barley34103
Several studies have shown that rice bran help to reduce cholesterol and may reduce the risk of bowl cancer.
Like other carbohydrates, rice and pasta must be counterbalanced with foods from the other compartments of the Food Guide to provide a complete range of vitamins, minerals, and proteins.

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