Are Calories On Food Labels Accurate?

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?

How To Make Vegetables Taste Better

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

7 Weight-Loss-Friendly Foods You NEED In Your Life!

I've received such great feedback from my grocery hauls that I post on IG so I decided to dedicate today's blog post to weight loss-friendly foods from Trader Joe's that you can get ANYWHERE! Trader Joe's is a grocery store in the U.S. known for its unique healthy foods. Lots of fun options for pretty… Continue reading 7 Weight-Loss-Friendly Foods You NEED In Your Life!

How To Eat MORE Food 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

How To Choose A Weight-Loss Friendly Yogurt!

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!