Blogs about Nutrition

End the YO-YO Diet Effect by looking at the LONG Term Goal

You will never change your life until you change something you do daily. The secret of your success is found in your daily routine. Learning to distinguish the need to eat to nourish your body vs. the need to comfort, reward, and provide therapy for your body will allow you to live and experience the world in a whole new dimension. Dieting is a short term solution for a long term problem. More than 90% of dieters will regain their weight back within 2 years. The problem that is NOT being addressed is the underlying reason why you are overfat and the deprivation/binge/purge/repeat mindset.

Keep it simple and plan ahead for road to success

We make hundreds of decisions in a day both concisely and subconsciously and one of the biggest is food choices. Having one less decision to make can set you up for long term success without even bating an eye. Take the guess work from what to eat out of your day to focus on more important tasks by planning ahead with your meals for day and the week. No time to prep for the week? No problem visit your local supermarket and stock up on already made protein and vegetables that can be eaten right from the bag or even microwaved.

Benefits of Potassium on Weight Loss

What do you think is hindering you from achieving your goal weight, even if your diet is spot on? The problem with diets these days is not the diet itself, but the lack of knowledge, along with nutritional deficiencies that is preventing you from looking and feeling at your ultimate best.

Nutritional Label Distortion- “Net Carbs” do they really matter?

Low carb, high fiber, sugar free, high protein are the words you see on majority of manufacturing boxes, wrappers and packaging labels but yet “net carbs” is the real number that consumers are focusing on, that are listed boldly and marketed on the front. So you may ask the question does “net carbs” really matter? How can carbs listed on back of nutrition label read 22g carbs but yet manufacturer claim and market as only 2g net carbs.

Apricot Brussels Sprout Slaw

Here's a quick easy on the go recipe that can be made in 10 minutes and used for sides, appetizers, party plates or a personal meal preparation side for the week! 

All The Ways to " Go Green"

While most of us know that lean protein, and healthy carbs give us energy many do not realize there are a group of superfoods that unlock the energy from other foods we eat. These leafy greens and veggies are full of nutrients.  They're rich in vitamin A, C, E, and K, as well as B-vitamins esstential to converting food into usable energy.  

Gut health=knee health: YOU BET!

Lose the Wheat, Gain Your Knees;A Story of Recovery Through Eating Right! Today I want to share a success story. I need to start by saying that for years... to mentally and physically prepare my clients for their workouts, I used the figure of speech, “Eat your Wheaties!” Ooops!!! 

How to Cure Diabetes

There are amazing steps to controlling your diabetes and all these steps can help put off some problems and in addition to that let you live in a productive and normal life.How to cure diabetesSeveral things affect the level of your blood sugar level but the just way to find out the cause and effect is by checking it every day at scheduled time throughout the day. Clearly, controlling your blood sugar level is most important part of curing your diabetes. So to get the best control needs steady sugar testing.

Guess the Supplement

     Ever go to someone’s house that is in to fitness and their counter looks more like a pharmacy than a home? The cupboards lined with Nitro this and Presimbiotical that? What if I told you I stumbled across the ultimate supplement? It’s so great I don’t want to just name it---what is the fun in that? Here is the list of benefits you can gain from this world of wonders, now see if you can guess what it is.

What to look for in a Water Bottle

You might think this is the most basic/common sense post ever, yet I wouldn’t talk about it, if I didn’t see importance in it. I’m one who doesn’t believe in small talk or pointless conversations.