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This or That: Debating Popular Food Choices

There are a lot of choices when it comes to options in the grocery store. But how do you know which ones are actually better for you and which ones big companies promote as better for you? That might not be the same for every family, especially considering budgets. Below I break down some common… Continue reading This or That: Debating Popular Food Choices

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My Printable Grocery List

Over the last few weeks, we have covered the major macronutrients (Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats) and how to actively read labels to choose the best foods to incorporate into your eating plan. Today, I want to give you a printable copy of my grocery list: the healthier foods I choose and the ones I stay… Continue reading My Printable Grocery List

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How To Read Nutrition Labels

Learning to read nutrition labels can be detrimental to your success! This is how I teach my clients to read Nutrition Labels (Front and Back). At the end of this post, play the Label Reading Challenge game and comment below what you found most surprising! Label on the Front The Food industry is regulated, but… Continue reading How To Read Nutrition Labels

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What I Want You To Know About Fats

Watch the video or read it all here....everything I want my clients to know about FATS! Fun Fact: Fat does not automatically get stored as Fat in the body! Fats ARE GoodThere is a huge media propaganda and food industry myth that all fats are bad, however that is just not true. Fats, like the… Continue reading What I Want You To Know About Fats

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What I Want You To Know About Proteins

Fun Fact: Your Body can only utilize 25-35 grams of protein per meal. Amino AcidsAmino acids are the building blocks of proteins, and proteins are the building blocks of our muscles. There are 20 amino acids, but the human body can only produce 11 (plants can make them all), so we have to get the… Continue reading What I Want You To Know About Proteins

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What I Want You To Know About Carbs

Check out the video below, or read it all here...it's everything I want my clients to know about carbohydrates. Fun Fact: Veggies and Fruits are carbs. So when someone says they are on a low carb diet and eat nothing but veggies and fruits, that doesn't really make sense (and it's a huge pet peeve… Continue reading What I Want You To Know About Carbs

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The Vitamins I Take During Pregnancy

As soon as Matt gave me the go ahead on trying, I started preparing my body for Pregnancy. While most doctors recommend a prenatal for all women of child-bearing age, our bodies require significant amounts of nutrients to grow little brains. I read a lot from Dave and Lana Asprey's book, The Better Baby Book,… Continue reading The Vitamins I Take During Pregnancy