Eat for Life #2 – Breakfast is King

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Remember when commercials used to show a “complete breakfast” with fruits, dairy, and grains? That’s not common anymore – the average person doesn’t indulge in a “completely” balanced breakfast every morning. We live in a faster world now, and balance is trumped by convenience.

A balanced breakfast is vital to weight loss and proper nutrition.

Breakfast doesn’t have to be a big production. The key is to eat foods that make you feel fuller, longer. For my weight loss success (and weight training regiment), that meant cutting out as much bread as possible, and eating more protein.

Eat for Life #1 – Taking the First Step

Before we begin, I thought it would be nice to start with a prologue to offer some background and answer, among all other questions, why I’m doing this.

I’m doing this for my dad.

When I was 21, I was 30-lbs overweight. I had a very unhealthy lifestyle, and I was aware of it, but not motivated to change it. It wasn’t until things started to fall apart in my life did I realize something had to change. When I started living on my own in the real world, I said “enough!”

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