Welcome to the inaugural episode of the Dr. Mike Show with I’m joined by my co-host Chris Dominello for a Key Topic/QnA episode. The key topic we discuss is the Hierarchy of Carbohydrates. I then answer reader questions about breakfast, protein powder for kids, and using protein powders to build more muscle.
Eating a high protein breakfast is the simplest way that you can set the stage for metabolic success during the day. Unfortunately, many people need convenience and feel handicapped by traditional breakfast choices that are carbohydrate-dominate, like cereals and breakfast bars. Don’t succumb to this metabolic mediocrity. I have put together four simple protein-packed breakfasts […]
Q: When I just don’t have the time (or motivation) to eat a balanced breakfast at home, what are some healthy options that I can and take to go? A: Breakfast is an extremely important meal. It sets the stage nutritionally for the day, and eating protein at breakfast has a bigger satiating effect than […]
Looking for a quick, easy, delicious protein-filled breakfast that you can grab and go? Try my go-to Kale and Egg Flatbread: Ingredients 2 eggs 1 slice cheddar cheese 2 cups baby kale 1 tsp olive oil 1 slice Applegate Farms turkey bacon 1/2 P28 flatbread Servings: 1 Instructions: Cook eggs over easy and place on flatbread. Wilt […]
This summer, the people at Men’s Heath and Pure Protein had me come to the Rodale Farms, in Emmaus, PA for the day to shoot videos of three of my favorite shakes for helping people get quick, quality, and nutrient-packed meals at breakfast, post workout, and for a snack. Here are the videos. The Strawberry/Banana […]
Breakfast is a tricky meal for a lot of people. There has been a lot of buzz lately about how you should skip breakfast and how breakfast is making you fat….breakfast is not making you fat. In fact, some newly published research out of the University of Missouri which used functional MRI brain scanning shows that eating a high protein […]