Recently, an injured shoulder has forced me to make my workouts less intense and has also meant I'm restricted in day-to-day movements. No doubt this means I'm currently expending less energy than I usually would be, which puts my balance of energy intake vs expenditure, at risk.My solution to maintaining control has been to track calories and, a bit more losely, macro-nutritents.
Food cravings are very real, trust me, I know!Yes, I too, deal with them. Did someone just say peanut butter cookies and cream soda?? Seriously, food cravings are natural. If we can embrace that, then, we’ve won half the battle.
Marconutrients:At each meal/snack if you consume a good balance of proteins, fats, and carbs, you will experience sustained energy. Some call this the metabolic test.Micronutrients:Getting the correct balance of vitamins and minerals into the body at the cellular level is much harder to do. If there is one thing I learned from my degree in nutrition it was the complexity of interactions of vitamins and minerals and the mirad of outcomes from such. What do you do?
The holiday season is a time to celebrate with family and friends. Unfortunately, it’s also a time when any people eat too much and gain weight. Of course you can control whether you overeat or allow yourself to gain weight.