Nutrition

“The 1 Thing Everyone Needs to Lose Weight Successfully”

June 25, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

This is an article title that caught my eye. Although, I’ve read a LOT of fitness articles and I am always skeptical when I see this kind of title. How can there be ONE thing?! However, the article sucked me in… I read it from start to finish, I didn’t even skim any parts. It..

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Eggs – What’s the confusion?

June 18, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Eggs are often lumped in with high cholesterol foods, which is very confusing because eggs are healthy. I recently read an article in Nutrition Action titled “Unscrambling Eggs”. It explained that “Not for the first (or last) time, the media mixed up the dangers of cholesterol in blood and cholesterol in foods.” It has been..

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Healthy Spring Recipes

May 12, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Spring has Sprung! Before we know it, it will be summer. Take advantage of the nice spring weather and spring produce by making some of these yummy and healthy recipes from MyFitnessPal: Low-Carb Spaghetti Squash Hashbrowns – Calories: 104, Servings: 2 Chipotle Chicken Burgers – Calories: 183, Servings: 4 Black Bean Couscous Salad – Calories:..

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30 Unhealthy Foods and Their Healthy Swap

April 16, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Some of the unhealthy foods listed might surprise you! It’s interesting how some food gets “mis-labeled” as healthy. Try swapping out some of these foods for the healthier option: 30 Unhealthy Foods You Mistake As Healthy and Their Surprising Swaps Thanks to Julie who shared this great article with me! As always, contact me with..

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Turn Up The Beets

April 8, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Beets are a vegetable, have you heard of them? Many restaurants now have beet salad on the menu, you may have seen beet juice offered as well. Have you tried beets? A lot of people may be scared of them, but you should give them a chance. There are red beets and golden beets and..

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National Nutrition Month

March 11, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

March is National Nutrition Month: “Bite Into a Healthy Lifestyle” What does good nutrition mean to you? It should equate to having an overall healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, there is a lot of emotional/stress eating, as well as peer pressure to eat like everyone else. The trick is to figure out a way to eat healthy..

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“Train Yourself to Love Healthy Foods”

February 25, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Can you learn to crave healthier foods? One recent study seems to think that’s possible. The entire process of the study might be a little too much for the average person. However, you can try to visualize healthier foods. The study and the article below list 2 types of foods, one in a “Forget that…”..

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Healthy Meals On The Go

February 19, 2015 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

What is the best thing you can do to improve your nutrition? Avoid eating out. Or said another way, eat home prepared meals. Obviously, you are much more aware of what goes into your food when making it at home. BUT it takes a lot more thought, preparation and time to make your meals at..

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30-Day Weight Loss Challenge

January 28, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

How are you doing with your New Year’s resolutions? It’s great to start the year (or follow the holidays) with some healthy habits… but how do you do that? This great calendar from Health magazine explains day-by-day how to create good habits over a 30-day period, and maybe lose some weight along the way. START..

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Try Something New

January 21, 2015 | posted in: Exercise, Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Try something new… this could relate to anything, health-related or not. Obviously, I’m going to make it health-related, but it’s a good idea to try something new in every aspect of your life every so often. We are typically creatures of habit. To avoid getting “stuck in a rut” or feeling like everyday is very..

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