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Tom's Life and Longevity Tips - #2

 New day - new beginning. Morning is a vital key to health, fitness and mental well-being. Eschewing the flawed idea that a king's breakfast and pauper's supper is best for everybody, here's my case for the opposite stance.

Imagine you are a kid at an amusement park, and your mom has given you only so much money for the day. Spend most of it early in the day, and you are set for a miserable time in the afternoon. You get the analogy.


Protein and vegetables get you leaner. I go with one or two eggs, into which I throw canned spinach, roasted red peppers, mushrooms, etc. One egg is only about 80 calories, and the veggies and fungus are almost a non-factor in the calorie count. 

My breakfast this morning was one scrambled egg, mushrooms and one link of turkey sausage cut up into the pan. Calories? Maybe as much as 120. With two eggs, it would be 200 - w/3 eggs, it gets to 280. Still under 300 calories.

I will follow with a 100-calorie whey protein shake after my workout, so that will put me at 230 calories for the morning. No egg whites, folks. Don't fill you up, and most of the nutrition is in the yolk.


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