I've been a Registered Dietitian for several years and see people try different diets & eating regimens to lose weight. But flexible eating has always been the one methodology of losing weight that I strongly support. Today, I want to breakdown exactly why. Calorie & macro tracking IS flexible eating. Once you know your personalized… Continue reading Advantages Of Calorie & Macro Tracking
Today's topic is one that I'm super passionate about. Why even talk about this? Because it's a HUGE problem. And I don't think people are understanding the harm they are causing long-term to their bodies by not consuming enough calories for weight loss. 90% of the women I speak to each week are consuming 1200… Continue reading 1200 Calories Is Not Enough
Meeting protein needs in a calorie deficit is single-handedly the hardest thing for most people to achieve during their weight loss journey. We talked about how protein is the most important macronutrient for fat loss a few weeks ago. The reason why protein needs are so high as one is losing weight is to optimize… Continue reading High Protein Foods
It's easy to get stuck in a rut with what you're eating while trying to lose weight. Even as a flexible eater! You may tend to eat the same meals for breakfast, lunch, and dinner because IT WORKS. You've eaten those meals before and have lost weight. So you stick to eating those same meals… Continue reading Underrated Weight Loss Tip
I've lost 20 lbs as a flexible eater. I did this by tracking my macros to learn portion sizes. And I've managed to keep this weight off because of realistic behavioral changes I made during the weight loss period that I have continued during weight maintenance. Here are some of the things I did in… Continue reading What I Still Do In Weight Maintenance (That Started In Weight Loss)
I use Google for just about everything whether it's how to get a stain out of my white couch to the best rated skincare products to air frying eggplant. And a lot of people use Google to figure out the best way to lose weight. But unfortunately, weight loss is extremely controversial. And there are… Continue reading Biggest Reason People Find It Difficult To Lose Weight
We have two kinds of people in this world- ones that eat breakfast and others that don't care for it! I'm all for eating breakfast but is it necessary for weight loss? The short answer is no. It's not necessary but it also isn't ideal. In last week's post, we talked about protein being the… Continue reading Is Breakfast Necessary For Weight Loss?
Protein, Carbohydrate, and Fat. Our three macronutrients. They all serve unique functions in the body but one is especially queen when it comes to fat loss. And it's probably no surprise to you that protein is it. But today's post is to explain WHY protein is the best macronutrient for fat loss. Because understanding why… Continue reading The Best Macronutrient For Fat Loss
According to the FDA, food labels are allowed to have a 20% margin of error when reporting calories. That means a yogurt that is 100 calories can actually be anywhere between 80-120 calories. So what's the point of tracking calories then?! Regardless of the 20% margin of error, we know calorie tracking works really well… Continue reading Are Calories On Food Labels Accurate?
We talked about volume eating in the past. Today, let's talk about being strategic with volume eating because having a strategy to consume volume-friendly foods while losing weight can help promote fullness AND allow you to have room for fun/calorie-dense foods. Two strategies that can make a huge difference while losing weight: Include volume-friendly foods… Continue reading Being Strategic With Volume Eating During A Calorie Deficit