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?
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?
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!
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
I know, firsthand, how overwhelming it can be to lose weight. You gotta think about what to eat, how to prepare it, when to grab it… when to exercise, how often to exercise, how long to exercise… it goes on and on. But hey, I'm a HUGE fan of small, sustainable changes that are realistic… Continue reading Feeling Overwhelmed Losing Weight? Try This One Thing!
You hear me talk a lot about how weight loss is a numbers game and how you have to be in a calorie deficit to lose weight. Say, for example, I require 1650 calories to lose 0.5 lbs/week. Does that mean I can eat 1650 calories of ANYTHING and still lose 0.5 lbs/week as long… Continue reading The Ice Cream 🍨 Diet
Such a different holiday season this year, but many of us are enjoying the holiday treats and goodies, regardless of the social gatherings taking place. Whether you're having turkey with family or something non-traditional but equally delicious, the holidays are centered around food and eating! The holiday season can make a lot of people feel… Continue reading Get rid of the “cheat day” idea during the holidays
In last week's post, we talked about 5 reasons why you might be feeling bloated. One of the causes could be sugar alcohols. There's a good chance you're consuming sugar alcohols, so let's talk about them and if they're good or bad for you. First of all, what are they? Sugar alcohols are a type… Continue reading Why “Sugar-Free” Is Not Always The Best Option
One of the most uncomfortable physical feelings ever... feeling bloated! Before you can figure out how to beat the bloat, you need to try and pinpoint the reason you're bloated. Let's talk about the 5 biggest reasons why you might be feeling bloated! Reason #1 you're bloated: volume of food One of the easiest ways… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You’re Bloated