I talk about calories & macros all the time and so today we are doing a deep dive into macros! What are they?! Think of macronutrients or macros as our big food groups- protein, fat, and carbohydrates. Anytime we eat food, we either consume one or multiple macronutrients. For example, chicken breast is mostly a… Continue reading Why Macros Can Be A Game-Changer!
If you lost weight on a diet and then regained it all back once you got off, then it didn't really work in the first place. A diet is only effective if it allows you to lose weight and keep most of it off, otherwise you'll constantly be dieting forever. I am a prime example… Continue reading How To Keep The Weight Off Forever
I always get asked how I was able to lose 20 lbs and keep it off. There was one big thing I did that helped me stay consistent until I hit my goal weight. I looked forward to EVERY meal I ate during my weight loss journey. Even if it was something quick, my goal… Continue reading Delicious Macro Friendly Recipes!
What a year! With the holidays coming to an end and the New Year among us, maybe you're feeling ready for what 2022 will bring. The New Year is a time many people set weight loss goals for themselves. It's an opportunity for a fresh start. I see people being so motivated to lose weight… Continue reading New Year, New Diet? Read This First.
Have you ever had a fun weekend of eating out and drinking only to find yourself 5 lbs heavier on Monday morning?! How the heck is this even possible? First of all, this likely has nothing to do with fat gain. This 5 lb increase in weight from weekend eating is mostly water retention from… Continue reading How Is It Possible To Gain 5 Lbs Of Water Weight Over The Weekend?
Let's say your daily calorie goal for weight loss is 1500. Remember, this number will look different for everyone. And let's also say we know for SURE 1500 calories is what your body needs to be in a "gentle" deficit to sustainably lose weight each week. And now let's say you are tracking your calories… Continue reading Not Losing Weight With Your Current Calories?
Oh, you already know this was coming! I'm all about balanced eating which includes eating enough carbohydrates during the day and honoring daily cravings for chocolate or hot cheetos. Balanced eating ALSO includes optimizing nutrition and eating ENOUGH of the nutrient-dense foods that our bodies need for health. This is why I emphasize eating enough… Continue reading How To Make Vegetables Taste Better
There is nothing more defeating than TRYING to lose weight and not making any progress week after week. Sustainable weight loss is complex, there are many moving pieces to understand and implement to start seeing consistent results. As you know, I've had my own weight loss struggles in the past. This experience in addition to… Continue reading 4 Reasons You Are Not Losing Weight
We need to take a second today to talk about fruit because as much as I wish we were past this, it’s still an issue. A lot of people are scared to eat fruit because it has “too much sugar”. Let’s take things a step back for a second. Sugar is a component of the… Continue reading “Fruit Has Too Much Sugar.”
When you're busy, the last thing you are thinking about is eating food, let alone, eating healthy food. But learning how to eat healthy with a busy schedule is something worth prioritizing because once you get down HOW to do this, you are prepared for anything life throws at you! The key is to not… Continue reading Eating Healthy With A Busy Schedule