Posts tagged nutrition
Quit Taking Your Car To The Shop.

This is exactly what I do as a health and lifestyle coach, because I think everyone can and should understand what it takes to live a life they love in a body they love, too. I could be another mechanic-shop-style coach. I could listen to your chief complaints, let you describe the noise to me and show me the lights that are on that aren’t normally there, and I could say, “Yep, this is what’s going on. Here’s a 6 week workout plan & some general nutrition guidelines. Good luck!” 

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How To Start Tracking Your Food

Either by reading the container of oats or looking in MFP, you should see the serving size (usually 40g.) Next, place a bowl on top of your scale and make sure it reads "0 g" before you begin pouring the oats in the bowl. Measure out the appropriate serving and voila. You can use the barcode scanner to scan your yogurt, and just like that, breakfast is inputted. 

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Why You Should Be Tracking Your Food If You Want To Make Improvements

You can totally eat "healthy" foods without counting or tracking, but will you see the results you want to see? Maybe. And what's actually time consuming, frustrating, obsessive and stressful is staying right where you are any our weight or overall health because you aren't willing to do what it takes on the front end to get to where you want to be.

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FULL DAY OF EATING!

It’s a common road block for all of us. We know vegetables are healthy. We know we need protein. We’ve heard and read that processed foods make us fat, blah blah blah, but we don’t quite understand how to put it all together into a day’s worth of eating!For that reason, I’m walking you through a full day of eating for me personally, complete with macros, calories, meal times and my activity levels.

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How To Know If Something Is Really Low Carb, Low Fat or High Protein

oday, so many foods and products are labeled “low fat,” “high protein,” and even “low carb.” On one hand, it’s nice the food industry has shifted a bit from strictly caloric measures to macronutrient measures, but on the other hand, if you don’t have any basis of what a regular amount of each of those macronutrient numbers should/could be for you specifically, how can you possibly understand what “low” and “high” even mean?

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