If you ever see a protein powder claiming to help decrease body fat.. don't fall for it! You probably have this idea in your mind that consuming more protein is probably a good idea while losing weight but might not be exactly sure when or how you made that realization. And growing up with the… Continue reading Can protein powder boost fat loss?
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
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
I've always talked about how protein needs are high during a calorie deficit. This is to optimize for fat loss and to preserve lean body muscle mass. Do you need to take a protein powder during the weight-loss period, regardless of the type of exercise you do? It all depends on your ability to meet… Continue reading Do You Need A Protein Powder While Losing Weight?
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!
A few weeks ago, I posted my banana chocolate chip baked oatmeal recipe. If you missed it, you can find it here. I loved it because it was so dang easy to make and a nice way to switch things up. But it was 9 gm of protein per serving which isn't anything fancy but… Continue reading Chocolate Protein-Baked Oatmeal
Being in a calorie deficit means you are never 100% full but you shouldn't be starving either. You'll feel satisfied & content with a good calorie goal. But sometimes on certain days, you might just feel hungrier. Maybe you went on a long walk with your family, decided to clean the house for three hours,… Continue reading Hungry At Night? 5 High-Protein Snacks Under 150 Calories!