"How can I get more _______ (insert micronutrient) in my diet?" If you track micros (which you should) chances are you’ve asked this question to your coach before. Minerals contribute to bone, teeth and nail structures. They also perform a variety of metabolic functions. Vitamins act as coenzymes and facilitate a variety of … Continue reading Your Very Own Micronutrient Cheat Sheet
Holidays are a special time. A time to be with family, loved ones and create lasting, happy memories. And inevitability, food will always be a part of any celebration or tradition – there’s really no way around it. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s, you will probably find yourself surrounded by mounds of cookies, tables of … Continue reading Surviving Thanksgiving: Nutrition Tips and Tricks
If you are eating in a calorie deficit, it’s likely that hunger pangs will come up from time to time. Why? Well, your daily caloric expenditure is exceeding your caloric intake, so it’s kind of bound to happen. Luckily, there are ways to reduce cravings and manage hunger, here are my top 10: … Continue reading How to Deal with Hunger and Cravings?
Short answer, yes. Details, read on. Fiber will not only bulk up your food, but it will also slow down digestion and help you feel fuller, longer. Many whole foods are high in micronutrients, leading to general overall wellness. So it’s no surprise that fiber has additional health benefits like protecting you from heart disease, … Continue reading Do I Need to Worry About My Fiber Intake?
MUST THINK ABOUT: DAILY INTENTIONS Habits are important, but it’s also important to check your habits frequently to make sure you aren’t complacent and drifting in the wrong direction. It’s so easy to all into a daily routine, but are you simply going through the motions? Do your habits truly serve you? To succeed and … Continue reading Monday Musts
“How should I space out my protein throughout the day?” “DO I have to consume protein the minute I finish my work out?” “Won’t I build muscle faster if I increase my suggested protein amount?” I know this is kind of a controversial topic, but my clients ask me this a lot. Although I’m … Continue reading How to Space Out Protein Consumption During the Day
With the 4th of July right around the corner, I feel like it's a good time to bring up how to track alcohol into your macros. So it’s going to require a bit of math since the macros aren’t listed on the nutrition label. Basically, you have two options, you can either take the … Continue reading How to Track Alcohol Into Macros