What is a Flexitarian Diet?

March 22, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Since it is Nutrition Month, here is an interesting take on minimizing the amount of meat in your diet and getting more plant-based protein. Besides the name, give the article a chance Flexitarian Eating As always, contact me with any questions. Healthy, happy living!   About FLEX Training: FLEX Training is a San Diego gym offering personal training and..

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National Nutrition Month

March 9, 2017 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

March is National Nutrition Month: “Put Your Best Fork Forward” We can always improve something in our nutritional habits. The most important thing is to make smart decisions and lead a healthy lifestyle. Try to pick one thing per week to focus on… for example, drinking more water, or cutting out a sugary drink or..

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March Is National Nutrition Month

March 9, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

March is National Nutrition Month: “Savor the Flavor of Eating Right” 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..

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Control Overeating With These 6 Strategies

February 3, 2016 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

We’ve all done it, OVEREATING. Whether you’re good for a few days, but then have a binge day; or you’re like me and you eat healthy, but end up eating too much all day long; this article is for you. Here are 6 great ideas for how to curb your overeating tendencies:   6 Appetite-Control..

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Protein 101

August 14, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

I get a lot of questions about protein. Like most areas of nutrition, there is a lot of confusion surrounding protein. If you didn’t know, the recommendation is to get protein at every meal, even snacks. But you should also vary the types of protein you consume. Here is a great review of the basics..

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Egg Yolks – Healthy or Unhealthy?

March 14, 2013 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Is anyone else confused about egg yolks? Egg whites are supposed to be the healthy way to go… so that means the yolk of an egg is bad? Not necessarily. Hopefully everyone knows the benefits of eggs. They are arguably one of the top 10 foods you should include in your diet. “The Incredible, Edible..

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Three Nutrition Tips

July 12, 2012 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Why does nutrition have to be so challenging? There’s a lot of information out there and it’s hard not to get overwhelmed. That’s why when I find quick,  healthy nutrition ideas, I like to pass them along. I’ve found multiple this week, so I’m sharing all three.   “I DON’T” Try this phrase, “I don’t..

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Tricks for Treats

May 15, 2012 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

When it comes to food… everyone has their vices, their cravings. If you’re like me, you crave sweets, LOTS of sweets Or you may be a salty, savory person. Either way, it’s hard to always say no to those cravings.  Should we try to ignore or give in just for a bite? Both options can..

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5 of the Most Unhealthy “Health” Foods

March 28, 2012 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

It’s the last week of National Nutrition Month, how is everyone doing with their nutrition goals? Hopefully staying focused, or at least paying more attention to nutrition and what we are eating. The last nutrition topic is the 5 most unhealthy “healthy” foods. There are a lot of claims out there such as “natural”, “low-fat”,..

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The What, Why and How of Healthy Fats

March 21, 2012 | posted in: Fitness Tip of the Week, Nutrition | by

Healthy fats, often referred to as Omega Fatty Acids or Omega-3 or Omega-6, are extremely important for a healthy diet. It is very confusing because we are instructed to limit fats in our diet, but we are told to include healthy fats… what?! Here’s some information to help demystify healthy fats. We’ll discuss what healthy..

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