"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?
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
Whether for work or vacation, it seems like almost alllll my clients are traveling this summer. So naturally, this is my most commonly asked question right now. Yes, it can be hard to stay on top of things when you are traveling but it is definitely doable. Don’t fall into the trap of using … Continue reading “How do I stay on track with nutrition while I’m traveling?”
Must snack: Carbmaster yogurt + Graham Cracker Crumbs When I have a bit of a sweet tooth, this is one of my favorite macro friendly snacks. Sometimes I even top it off with a spoonful of lite cool whip if I’m feeling crazy. 110 calories (14 carbs/3 fat/8 protein). Must remember: … Continue reading Monday Musts
“I’m going out with friends, how am I going to track my macros?” I get this question often. Many of my clients come to me in a panic when they get invited to dinner. How will I track macros? Will this ruin my fat loss goals? Should I even go? (lots of anxiety here). … Continue reading Tips for Tracking Macros When Dining Out