We're all busy. And we'll never stop being busy. Today, we are talking about weight loss friendly foods you can quickly grab at the grocery store when there is no time to cook! Sometimes, there is just barely enough time in the day to run to the grocery store but not enough time to prep… Continue reading No Time To Cook? Grab These Weight-Loss Friendly Foods!
I'm excited about this one! Maybe you've traveled this year already or are planning to travel during the holidays. Finding healthy options to eat when you're on the road can be difficult to do since nutrition isn't the biggest priority for food vendors or vending machines. I would recommend packing your snacks with you while… Continue reading Healthy Travel Snacks!
When I would work with people interested in losing weight I'd ask them their current weight. Many would give me a range of where their current weight lies, followed by telling me they aren't sure why it fluctuates like something is wrong with being between 140-145 lbs vs. just 142 lbs. And I would tell… Continue reading 4 Things I Want You To Know About Your Weight
One of the best parts about being a weight loss dietitian is following people on their weight loss journeys to find what works and what does not work for them. I've been doing this a long time and I absorb everything my students tell me about their experience because it's an opportunity for me to… Continue reading Case Study: Two Flexible Eaters, Two Different Weight Loss Journeys
It's true. Keto, intermittent fasting, and flexible eating all have one major thing in common when we look at weight loss. No matter what diet you choose, you lose weight one way and one way only- by creating a calorie deficit! Now here's where things become different. Think of keto, intermittent fasting, and flexible eating… Continue reading Keto, Intermittent Fasting & Flexible Eating Are The Same?!
Let's keep it light and fun this Tuesday and play Name That Nutrient! Flexible eating is all about tracking calories & macronutrients. Think of macronutrients as food groups. Anytime you eat food, you are either eating one or multiple macronutrients. Each macronutrient plays an important role in sustainable weight loss. Let's test your macronutrient knowledge!… Continue reading Let’s Play- Name That Nutrient!
If you have ever tried to lose weight, you know how often scale fluctuations can happen. But as much as you know this, and you hop on the scale and randomly see a 3 lb increase in weight, it makes you feel like you messed up somewhere. I receive tons of emails from my students… Continue reading You Did NOT Gain 3 lbs Of Fat Overnight.
My students in Flexible Eating 101 ask me this question quite frequently during our check-in calls- "should I be eating back my exercise calories"? Meaning... if I exercise on a Tuesday and burned 500 calories, should I be eating an extra 500 calories that day? The quick answer: No. Let me explain why. If you… Continue reading Should You “Eat Back” Your Exercise Calories?
You will have phases in life where you are great at drinking enough water and phases where you just don't even think about prioritizing it. Regardless of which phase you are in, we need to be drinking enough water daily! If you're interested in knowing how much water you need, you can read more about… Continue reading Game-Changing Hydration Hacks!
I want to dedicate today's post to talking about what flexible eating is NOT vs. what flexible eating IS. Let me start by saying that flexible eating is a methodology I use to help people lose weight. Just like there are different diets out there- intermittent fasting, keto, low-carb, etc., flexible eating sits in its… Continue reading What Flexible Eating is NOT vs. What Flexible Eating Is