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?
Eating out and ordering foods from our favorite restaurants & drive-throughs can sometimes feel like a wrench is being thrown our way while trying to lose weight. It's not easy to master outside eating while losing weight because oftentimes we are not tracking calories or the calorie information for a lot of foods is just… Continue reading Ordering Takeout While Losing Weight
Today we're talking about volume eating! Volume eating is important to understand not only for weight loss but for overall health as well. As mentioned in last week's post it's easy to feel hungry in a calorie deficit since we're eating less than what our body needs to lose weight. Volume eating is eating foods… Continue reading How To Eat MORE Food While Losing Weight
Being in a calorie deficit can sometimes mean you feel hungry. You're eating less than what your body requires at maintenance meaning you're never quite full while losing weight. But you should never feel like you're starving! I can't emphasize the importance of eating enough during your weight loss journey. The calorie deficit I create… Continue reading 4 Signs That You Are Not Eating ENOUGH Food
It is not easy to order out and eat healthy. We often try and go for salads thinking how many calories can a box of greens really be? But let me tell you. Salads can be very high in calories, and many times higher than the burgers and sandwiches on the menu! I went to… Continue reading Weight Loss Friendly Salad Ordering Guidelines
Yogurt is one of the best foods you can be eating while trying to lose weight because the right one can generally be low in calories, very high in protein, and a great source of probiotics. You've likely heard that flavored yogurts are high in sugar so you should avoid them. But let's get real… Continue reading How To Choose A Weight-Loss Friendly Yogurt!
One of the biggest struggles I hear when it comes to losing weight is.. SNACKING! I hear it all the time... "I just can't stop snacking!" Before I give you some examples of healthy weight-loss friendly snack options, I want you to understand that having snacks throughout the day while you're losing weight is completely… Continue reading Love Snacking? 4 Weight Loss Friendly Snacks!
Spring is officially here! With the weather heating up, I'm starting to notice that I'm in the mood for iced cold coffee drinks from Starbucks. I was doing a little digging on calories for famous Starbucks drinks and I was really surprised to find that a grande iced white mocha with 2% milk (what it… Continue reading How To Cut Starbucks Coffee Calories
Are you really good about being disciplined throughout the week while achieving your weight loss goal? Do you find that when Friday evening rolls around, it all goes out the window? It's so much easier staying on track during the week. We have a schedule to follow, work/school to get to, meal prep is usually… Continue reading 4 Tips To Stay Consistent On Weekends!
Today's topic I am crazily passionate about. Okay so 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 body 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