Can protein powder boost fat loss?

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?

Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat?

You've probably heard that muscle weighs more than fat and that sometimes the reason the weight loss scale is not moving is because you are gaining muscle (if you're engaging in strength or resistance training). Source: Avance Care This can definitely happen. But it's not that muscle "weighs" more than fat. In the photo above… Continue reading Does Muscle Weigh More Than Fat?

1200 Calories Is Not Enough

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

What I Still Do In Weight Maintenance (That Started In Weight Loss)

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)

Being Strategic With Volume Eating During A Calorie Deficit

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

3 Impactful Tips To Help With Portion Control

If you struggle with being able to enjoy your favorite foods in the right portion sizes and you find yourself wanting larger servings to feel satisfied, this post is for you. One thing I want to say is that we ALL overeat and indulge in foods larger than a typical portion size "because it's SO… Continue reading 3 Impactful Tips To Help With Portion Control

How To Re-Start If You’ve Been Struggling With Weight Loss

"I've struggled with my weight my entire life." I hear this several times during the week from different people. I won't take time in today's post to talk about why you've been struggling with weight loss for several years because we covered it in this article here. Today, we are going to talk about how… Continue reading How To Re-Start If You’ve Been Struggling With Weight Loss

How Is It Possible To Gain 5 Lbs Of Water Weight Over The Weekend?

Have you ever had a fun weekend of eating out and drinking only to find yourself 5 lbs heavier on Monday morning?! How the heck is this even possible? First of all, this likely has nothing to do with fat gain. This 5 lb increase in weight from weekend eating is mostly water retention from… Continue reading How Is It Possible To Gain 5 Lbs Of Water Weight Over The Weekend?