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Intermittent Fasting 101

Intermittent Fasting 101 What is Intermittent Fasting?Intermittent fasting (commonly known as IF) is the practice of going for prolonged periods without eating. There are lots of ways to do it, including meal skipping, alternate day fasting, and others.  There’s evidence that intermittent fasting—when done properly, in the right people—might help with ...

Intuitive/Mindful Eating 101

Intuitive and Mindful Eating 101 For starters, Intuitive Eating (see graphic below) takes all the typical eating rules and throws them right out the window. So, you can relax your brain right from the get-go. Sounds intriguing, yes? But does it work? For many people, intuitive eating can be extremely ...

Counting Macros 101

Counting Macros 101 Counting Macros is a way to track food intake using grams of protein, carbs, and fats (macronutrients) instead of calories. The advantage of focusing on macronutrients (over calories) is gaining knowledge regarding the quality of your food, and how it affects your body. The disadvantage of tracking macros ...

PROTEIN: THE BUILDING BLOCK OF HEALTH

PROTEIN: The Building Block of Health Welcome to the world of protein! In this article, we’ll break down the basics of this essential macronutrient, why it’s crucial for your health, and how to make informed choices about your protein intake. What is Protein? Protein is like the body’s Lego set, ...

Carb Cycling 101

Carb Cycling 101 Okay, so what is Carb Cycling? Carb cycling involves switching between high-carb days, low-carb days, and moderate-carb days throughout the week to encourage fat loss and muscle growth. Cycling your carbs helps you lose weight, while avoiding the low mood associated with more restrictive low-carb diets. Some ...

Elimination Diet 101

Elimination Diet 101 Elimination Diets pretty much do exactly what the name suggests. They exclude certain foods for a short period of time—usually 3 weeks.  Following that period of time, you slowly reintroduce specific foods and monitor your symptoms for any reactions. Why do an elimination diet?Think of it as ...

Change That Lasts

Ready to make changes…that actually last? Do you have a list that rolls around in your head of things you would “like to change about yourself, your home life, your work life, etc.?”  You know the one.  The ONE that NEVER gets completed or perhaps even chipped away at???  Yeah, ...