Do you have a goal that you have stopped focusing on? Do you want to get back on track? Here are my top 3 tips to get back on track. Review your goal: I see this all the time people write an unrealistic goal for their lifestyle. Every goal should be something that is attainable… Continue reading Getting Back On Track
Did you know that protein is the most popular macronutrient? Well it is true! Protein has been a hot discussion when it comes to muscle growth and weight loss for years now. Protein is comprised of amino acids. There are 20 amino acids and there are 9 amino acids that are body cannot produce. Let's… Continue reading Protein
Last week on Instagram I had a quiz on carbohydrates. I decided to follow up with a blog post on carbohydrates. There is so much confusing talk about carbohydrates on the internet. I want to help you to truly understand what foods have carbohydrates, what their functions are, and how much should you get in… Continue reading Carbohydrates…..
What are we going to eat this week? This can be a stressful idea for many adults. However, there are simple techniques that can help make meal planning more of a breeze. Stocked Pantry- A pantry that has staple items can make even those busy weeks go smoothly. Here is my list of pantry essentials.… Continue reading Keys to successful Meal Planning
How do you make a grocery shopping trip successful? I have several tips to help you make your grocery store trips more successful. Plan your trip- Check the sale ads- This is very important when staying on budget. I believe this should be your first step when planning your trip. For example, if chicken breast… Continue reading Grocery Shopping 101
Let's be honest, there are a lot of fad diets out there on the market. However, do any of these really work. Quick answer: NO Why don't they work? The majority of your fad diets are very restrictive on one or more macronutrient. Macronutrients are carbohydrates, proteins, and fats. Our body uses each macronutrient differently… Continue reading Quick Fix?
Did you know the average American eats 17 teaspoons of sugar a day? My goal of this blog post is to help you feel more confident in reading food labels to spot added sugar. Added sugar can increase your chances of getting diabetes, fatty liver disease, weight gain, high blood pressure, inflammation, an increased risk… Continue reading Sugar Sugar
Have you always dreamed about creating your own home gym, but do not know where to start? I have been growing my dream home gym now for 10 years. I can suggest what equipment to get and what equipment to avoid. I have summed up below my top 10 must have pieces of equipment for… Continue reading My Top 10 Home Gym Equipment List
We all have seen claims such as low fat, gluten free, organic, no hormones added, and etc. What does this mean when purchasing products? Let me help navigate that for you. First, let's define the three different types of food claims which are nutrient claims, health claims, and structure of function claims. Nutrition claims focus… Continue reading Food Claims