Most people are aware of the macronutrients - proteins, fats, and carbohydrates - and they are the building blocks of a balanced diet. But, in our quest to ensure we are "meeting our macros" we often overlook the micronutrients, or vitamins and minerals that are essential for a healthy diet. In my nutrition coaching, I… Continue reading Beyond the Macros – What About Micros?
Perils of Too Much Protein
Is there such a thing as too much protein? It's a good question especially at a time when it seems like everyone is talking about protein. It's touted as essential for building muscle, and it is, but also as a weight loss strategy due to its ability to make you feel full. But, as with… Continue reading Perils of Too Much Protein
Wine for a Macro Epiphany
I have had a breakthrough in terms of my fitness goals, and the Cronometer app was the difference.