I am starting a new series here on the blog. I want to answer the top nutrition questions you might have. Please comment below with a questions or DM me on Instagram. For the first post I decided to choose the topic. This is one I hear a lot of in my private practice, "What… Continue reading What Diet Should I Follow?
Do you struggle with meal planning for the week? If you answered yes, this post will help you become a meal planner expert! Step 1: Figure out how many meals you need for the week. Also, you need to figure out how many people you will be serving at these meals. I really suggest getting… Continue reading Meal Planning 101
Did you know your choice of fuel matters before and after each workout? I always hear people decreasing their carbohydrates when they start to increase exercise. To increase performance limiting your carbohydrates is not ideal. We need carbohydrates for fuel, but we need to choose the right carbohydrate for the job! Simple carbohydrates (bagel, sports… Continue reading Fueling for Exercise
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
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
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
One of the most confusing areas of nutrition can be reading packaged food nutrition labels. The following will be a two part series to teach you how to read and understand food nutrition labels and food claims. When you are trying to determine if a product fits into your goals it can become very complicated… Continue reading Nutrition Facts Label