This is probably BY FAR the most complicated, argued over topic in nutrition. You should eat more to gain weight, and eat less to lose weight, right? But then what about the nutrition coaches like me that say: you need to eat MORE to lose weight? And then what is your day to day foodContinue Reading Figuring Out How Much to Eat For Your Goals.
Belief systems are remarkably powerful. In his book Giant Steps: Small Changes To Make A Big Difference Anthony Robbins talks about how a person with multiple identities can change the freckles on their faces and their eye color based on who they believe they are in the moment. If a person can change their eye color justContinue Reading The Mindset of Weight Loss
You’re stuck. You’ve been stuck. You’ve done every diet known to man. You’ve starved yourself. Existed on grapefruits for weeks at a time. And the 20bs came off, but then it came right back on. You probably even gained some after the fact. Sometimes you managed to keep the weight off for longer than 6Continue Reading Is it Time to Hire a Nutrition Coach?
It’s Friday night. You made it through a week of getting to the gym and eating clean. Now the weekend is upon you- what are you going to do? I get a lot of my clients asking me what I think about cheat meals and cheat days. Personally, I hate the idea of them. NotContinue Reading Eliminate The Cheat Mentality and Crush Your Weekends
The ketogenic diet (aka “keto”)- is a high fat, moderate protein, low carb diet designed to force the body into ketosis. Ketosis is the process the body undertakes when the body’s preferred fuel source (glucose) is no longer available. To enter ketosis from diet alone, it is recommended that a person consume no more thanContinue Reading Understanding The Ketogenic Diet
It’s not that you can’t lose the weight, it’s that you could be working against yourself and setting yourself up for failure. Why? Because most likely one or more of the things you are doing are going against what your body needs to let the weight go for good. Let’s look at where you’ve comeContinue Reading Lose The Weight And Keep It Off For Good
We all know that diets can work in the short term. But for long term, permanent weight loss, skip the diet mentality and strive for healthy habits that lead to lasting change. My bet is if you are reading this article you’ve tried at least one diet- and I’d be willing to bet that dietContinue Reading Looking For Permanent Weight Loss? Stop Dieting.
I get it. Totally. There’s a lot of freaking advice out there. And EVERYONE has an opinion. Add to that ALL the specialists, and doctors, and scientists, and media that just won’t make decisions on what’s good or bad. It can be enough that you just want to crawl into a hole with your M&M’s. HowContinue Reading Filtering Nutrition Advice. Ugh. There’s SO much of it.
Congratulations! You’re a new mom! I imagine you’re in love (albeit probably very tired too!). I think most would agree having a baby is one of the greatest gifts on the planet. From every woman I know, they’re in absolute awe of their new little person. But soon after their baby comes, most are ready toContinue Reading How to Lose the Weight After Having a Baby