As we approach another new year, many people will resolve to eat healthier. It's certainly something that can be done alone but having a coach will simplify the process and help you reach your goals much more quickly. What is a nutrition coach? A nutrition coach is trained to help you eat healthy, choosing the… Continue reading Do You Need a Nutrition Coach?
A Simple Weight Loss Formula
Weight loss doesn't have to be hard. In fact, there are a few things that, if you do them consistently, you WILL see change. Eat enough protein - so many people don't eat enough protein. If you are trying to build or sustain muscle, especially as you age, you should get .8 to 1 gram… Continue reading A Simple Weight Loss Formula
Why BMI is Bogus
The Body Mass Index has been around a long time. It's still the number one tool physicians use to determine whether patients are at a healthy weight. This is a problem. Because it's not accurate! It's a 200-year-old mathematical formula created for a specific purpose. Since then, its use has been called into question as… Continue reading Why BMI is Bogus
Beyond the Macros – What About Micros?
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?
How Eating More Can Help You Lose Weight
When you decide you want to shed a few pounds, what is typically the first thing you do? Lower your calories. Eat less. Maybe you move more, too. But, what if I told you the secret might be the complete opposite of what you think you need to do? A recent study showed that despite… Continue reading How Eating More Can Help You Lose Weight