I always eat before working out, otherwise I feel light-headed and weak. For those of you like me, there are some things you should keep in mind. Don't eat too much. If you overeat, (I've done this more times than I can count), you're going to feel very uncomfortable (i.e. gas, stomachache, cramps, etc.). I … Continue reading Pre-WorkOut Nutrition: The Basics
The American diet is filled with too much sugar. It's no wonder most Americans exceed the 50 grams recommended daily allowance. Many health and nutritional experts have brazenly referred to sugar as poison...and for a good reason. The excess consumption of sugar in the diet has been associated with obesity, Type 2 diabetes, weight gain, heart … Continue reading Can The Body Distinguish Between Natural Sugars vs. Added Sugars?
Most people hate dieting. It's hard work and it often leaves us feeling deprived and hungry. Losing weight without trying may sound too good to be true. But it's really not. There are simple things you can do to encourage weight loss. If you practice these tips long enough, they'll become habits. Eat slowly and … Continue reading How To Lose Weight Without Trying
There are many similarities between the Paleo Diet and the Keto Diet resulting in some confusion. To make things simple, when you hear "Paleo," think "caveman". The Paleo diet is often referred to as "the caveman diet." But what does that exactly mean? The Paleo diet works on the principle that foods which have been … Continue reading Keto vs Paleo: What’s The Difference?
At some point in time, many of us have turned to food when feeling emotional. Whether done consciously or subconsciously, it's something that can take complete control over you. The biggest problem with emotional eating is weight gain and or sabotaging weight loss plans. Emotional eating usually leads to the overconsumption of high fat and … Continue reading How To Combat Emotional Eating
Strolling down the cereal aisle can be a confusing experience. With all the colorful boxes eye-catching names, and nutritional boasts, it can be hard to choose a cereal that is healthy and not loaded with sugar. Here are some things you should look for when buying cereal: Look for 100% whole grains. This will … Continue reading How To Choose A Healthy Cereal
No one wants to go on a diet but most people want to shed some pounds. I can tell you, it's not as insurmountable as you think. I'm about to give you my two cents worth that (I hope) will make you realize that losing weight isn't all that hard. Before I tell you how … Continue reading Weight Loss: It’s Not As Hard As You Think