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.
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
Sit back in your chair right now and think back to a few years ago. Do you feel like you've constantly spent so much time and energy on gaining weight, losing weight, gaining weight, and losing weight? Different diets, different workout regimens, you've constantly worked at it. Why are so many of us constantly struggling… Continue reading Why You’ve Struggled To Lose Weight For Years
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!
I always get asked about my weight loss journey and how I was able to lose weight and keep it off. And my simple answer is.. with flexible eating! But there's so much more to flexible eating that people do not know. It's so much more than tracking your calorie & macro goals. I wanted… Continue reading How I lost 20 lbs and kept it off!
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