You’d be surprised at the number of people that don’t know what macronutrients are! So, let’s dive in! What are macros? The abbreviation is short for macronutrients. Macros are protein, fat, and carbs. All foods are made up of one or a combo of the three macronutrients. Understanding what you eat is imperative, and it helps us understand our own … Read More
How to increase your metabolism!
I know, I have talked about this many, many times, but it keeps coming up. I have lost count of how many times women have asked me about boosting their metabolism. Specifically, what can they take for their metabolism? I get it. We are bombarded with so many messages about how to lose weight. Lose weight in 20 days, eat … Read More
The Best Diet Ever is……
The BEST Diet Ever is….. via GIPHY Is the one that you can stick to. Is the one that you can adhere to. Is the one that enhances your life. Is the one that is Simple to implement. Is the one that doesn’t make you feel like death! Is the one that you can do forever! Is … Read More
Carbs are not evil, bread is not bad!
Look, people….carbs are not the devil. Neither is bread. Quit demonizing both! The fraudulent diet and fitness industry creates “villains” so that you have to avoid something, only to replace it with whatever crappy, pile of steaming poop product that they’re hawking. Don’t fall for it! You don’t have to have villains, dirty, or unclean food to avoid! All … Read More
Carbs are not the enemy plus 4 Ways to Make them work for you!
Carbs are always the ones to get the boot when it comes to trying to lose weight! You don’t have to eliminate whole food groups to get results! Ugh, carbs are not the enemy. Really, ladies, they are not the enemy. They are your friends or can be your friend. If you kicked them to the curb a while ago, … Read More
Five reasons why you are struggling to lose weight
It’s that time of year where you will be bombarded with l00’s, if not millions, of quick-fix schemes – these things are some of the reasons why you are struggling to lose weight. Diets, detoxes, cleanses, you name it. Programs that are promising “X” number of pounds lost in a month or less. We are getting close to January 1st, … Read More
4 Ways to Make Carbs Work for You
I know you’ve heard more times than I can imagine – Carbs are evil, carbs make you fat, or something similar. Carbs, fat, and protein are important macro nutrients that should make up a sound nutrition plan. All three of the macros have been villainized in one form or another. Carbs make you fat – grains are the … Read More
The best time to eat? There is no magic time to eat!
When you’re hungry, that’s the best time to eat, for crying out loud! Or when it works best for your schedule. I came across this chart for when the best times to eat are. These things get me fired up because I fell into these fear mongering tactics myself. Don’t eat carbs after 12, don’t eat after 5, eat every … Read More