Why You Lose Weight FAST (In The Beginning)

Have you ever noticed that you lose a good amount of weight as you first begin your weight loss journey? But then it slows down? I had a student email me the other day telling me she lost 3.2 lbs during her first week in my course- Flexible Eating 101. I calculated her calorie goal… Continue reading Why You Lose Weight FAST (In The Beginning)

How To Manage Sugar Cravings In A Calorie Deficit

We all have cravings for foods, and for me, sweets are on top of my daily list. Most of the time I'm able to satisfy a craving for something sweet with a portion of the food. For many, a portion never feels enough. The second these individuals allow themselves to enjoy something sweet, they feel… Continue reading How To Manage Sugar Cravings In A Calorie Deficit

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?

“Should I ‘Eat Back’ My Exercise Calories?”

My students in Flexible Eating 101 ask me this question all the time. "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 are tracking exercise in a calorie tracking app such as MyFitnessPal, the… Continue reading “Should I ‘Eat Back’ My Exercise Calories?”

Advantages Of Calorie & Macro Tracking

I've been a Registered Dietitian for several years and see people try different diets & eating regimens to lose weight. But flexible eating has always been the one methodology of losing weight that I strongly support. Today, I want to breakdown exactly why. Calorie & macro tracking IS flexible eating. Once you know your personalized… Continue reading Advantages Of Calorie & Macro Tracking

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