Haven’t Changed Anything in Your Diet But Getting Fatter?

April 6th, 2018|Categories: Food, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , |

Haven't Changed Anything in Your Diet But Getting Fatter? You are positive that you're not eating more food or “junkier” food but you're still gaining weight. Is this possible? Yes! You are NOT crazy! And here's why. We both know that the whole “calories in, calories out” argument is an [...]

4 Common Weight Loss Myths Busted

March 5th, 2018|Categories: Food, Habits, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|Tags: , , |

Weight loss advice is so common (and contentious) now. There are competing opinions everywhere. I say, forget about "who's right" and let's focus on "what's right." Because what gets results is what I'm focusing on in this post. I respect you too much to make empty promises and try to [...]

How to Read the Nutrition Information on Food Packaging

March 5th, 2018|Categories: Food, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|Tags: , |

The Nutrition Facts table is on the side of most packaged foods. It’s often found close to the ingredient listing. The purpose of it is to help consumers make better nutrition decisions. When people can see the number of calories, carbs, sodium, etc. in food, they should be able to [...]

How to Improve Your Gut Health And Why It’s So Important

March 5th, 2018|Categories: Food, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|Tags: , , |

  Hippocrates said, “All disease begins in the gut.” And while this may not be 100% true for every disease in every person, more and more research shows that our gut (digestive system) has a bigger role in many diseases than we used to think. And we're not just talking [...]

Top 3 Must Eat Breakfast Foods

March 5th, 2018|Categories: Food, Habits, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |

Do you love your breakfast? Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes or do you need a bit of inspiration? Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss. This is because protein helps you feel fuller longer and uses up [...]

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

February 8th, 2018|Categories: Fitness, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|Tags: |

You may feel tired, cold or that you've gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in [...]

5 Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

February 8th, 2018|Categories: Food, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition|Tags: |

Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is simply cholesterol, right? While cholesterol is an actual molecule what it is bound to while it's floating through your blood is what's more important than just how much of it there is overall. In fact depending on what it's combined with can have opposite effects on [...]

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

February 8th, 2018|Categories: Fitness, Lifestyle, News|Tags: |

If you're anything like me, or many of my clients, you'll often feel like throwing your scales out of the bathroom window! You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn't define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain [...]