Fat vs. carbs. What's the best to cut if you're trying to lose weight? The answer might surprise you.. but if you're trying to lose weight, cutting fat is the best way to go. Let me tell you why. Weight loss all comes down to being in a calorie deficit. Fat has 9 calories/gram and… Continue reading Fats vs. Carbs- Which Has More Calories?
A question I receive quite frequently- should I be counting macronutrients or calories to lose weight? Let’s start off by taking it back to the basics so we can really understand the importance of each. Macronutrients refer to the three essential nutrients that provide us calories in the diet- carbohydrates, protein, and fat. Each plays… Continue reading Macros or calorie counting? What’s the best for weight loss?
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)
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?
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
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!
Eating out and ordering foods from our favorite restaurants & drive-throughs can sometimes feel like a wrench is being thrown our way while trying to lose weight. It's not easy to master outside eating while losing weight because oftentimes we are not tracking calories or the calorie information for a lot of foods is just… Continue reading Ordering Takeout While Losing Weight
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!
We NEED to talk about weight loss and fat loss because they are NOT the same thing. Weight loss and fat loss are used interchangeably in the world of nutrition & weight loss and anytime I refer to weight loss, I automatically mean fat loss. But technically, they mean two different things. When you are… Continue reading Weight Loss And Fat Loss Are NOT The Same!
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!