"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?
Even with the most carefully measured nutrition plan, progress can struggle when it comes to not tracking alcohol correctly. Alcohol is separate form protein, carbs, fats (it's really a 4th macronutrient) and needs to be tracked differently. So it’s going to require a bit of math since the macros aren’t listed on the nutrition label. Basically, … Continue reading How to Track Alcohol Correctly
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?”