a good dinner (some people refer to it as supper) when you
are on the road, or home, for that matter?
We've found it helpful to make this the smallest meal of the
day. There's a cliche that goes something like this: Breakfast
like a king, lunch like a prince and supper like a pauper.
Well, I feel there's a lot of merit to this. But let's interpret
it this way: The breakfast and lunch could be the largest
meals of the day and should supply us with an abundance of
would be more helpful if the evening meal was the smallest
one for the day, with the recommendation that it be your protein
meal. We really don't need a lot of protein in our diet. At
no other time in our lives will we grow at the percentage
as that from birth until we're 3 years old. And we do that
when being fed breast milk, which is really only 11% protein.
that we have our body growth, we shouldn't have to add 20-30%
protein in our diets. In my experience, all we really have
to do is to shine these bodies up with the right amount of
protein. So, how can we gauge how much we need to eat? It
really doesn't matter if we're vegetarians or not. We should
try to cap off the amount of protein we eat at about 4 ounces
or about the size of a single deck of cards.
good cliche to remember about the evening meal: Eat light
at night! It takes about 15 minutes for the signal from your
stomach to get to your brain to let it know you're full. It's
called the satiety factor... Hence, "satisfaction".
So, if you can remember to stop eating before you get that
full feeling, you'll be amazed at the progress with your weight
management and energy enhancement program.
if you're eating nuts, seeds or avocados, don't be too concerned
with the fat if you're only eating 4 ounces as this is the
kind of fat that your body really needs. There are 3 classes
of food: proteins, carbohydrates and fats. We need a certain
amount of fat in our diet. But if you're eating a lot of meat,
either chicken, fish, red meats, eggs or dairy in any form,
it would be a good idea to concern yourself with this kind
of fat because it's the hardest type of fat for the body to
a really healthy way to eat your evening protein meal: Eat
greens with proteins. And try not to eat it within 4 hours
before you go to bed as it takes about that long for any source
of protein to finish digesting.
try this: Ask for a garden fresh salad to eat before your
meal ... then have 2 or 3 greens (could be cabbage, asparagus,
broccoli, or whatever green vegetables you enjoy the most
... prepared the way you like it. Combine these vegetables
with 4 ounces of whatever source of protein you like (other
than frying, as we've found "The more you fry, the sooner
you die!"). Sounds simple enough, don't you agree?
Daytona Beach, Florida, this is Wayne Pickering reminding
you that if you eat a little, you digest a lot ... but if
you eat a lot, you digest a little. Stay terrific!