Nutrition Tip Tuesday

Why The “Perfect” Diet Might Actually Be a Bad Idea

Yesterday I was talking about sugar with a client who recently met with a registered dietician. The dietician told her to avoid refined sugar, which is definitely good health advice. Let’s get that out of the way up top. Dieticians know their sh**. I am not one, but I also know some sh** that's...
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How to Make Pizza and Sandwiches Part of Your Weight Loss Plan (No BS!)

This weekend I enjoyed multiple slices of pizza and a sandwich. Full disclosure: I’m not trying to lose weight, but I do help a lot of people lose weight (and keep it off!) without giving up delicious things like pizza, sandwiches, and ice cream. Obviously, if your weight loss plan involves...
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Stress Eating is No Joke! 3 Simple Suggestions for Managing It:

It’s no secret that stress levels are at an all-time high in 2019 America. Sometimes, people eat food to cope. And it’s not usually the healthiest food like fruits , vegetables , and protein . (I go for candy, personally.) As a nutrition coach, I’ve found when you address the “stress” side of...
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If You’re Trying to Lose Weight, the Microwave is Your Friend!

Maybe I should've made the headline say, "...The Microwave CAN BE Your Friend!" Whatever. The microwave helps me stay fit. The microwave is a polarizing piece of machinery. Apparently you’re not supposed to stand too close to them when they’re on, and many people just straight up refuse to use them...
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How to Lose Weight At the Drive-Thru!

It’s 2019. We’re busy people. The convenience of fast food means it can be damn-near impossible to avoid the drive-thru sometimes… I get it. Even without bringing up cost and flavor! I’m also a nutrition coach who helps real people that eat at drive-thrus, lose weight and feel better while...
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5 Ingredients You Need In Your Kitchen To Eat Healthy

One of the biggest keys to eating healthy in 2019 is simply cooking for yourself. This way you have total control over what goes into your meal. It is good for your body and your wallet. Ideally each meal will contain protein , vegetables , and smart carbs . If you've read those, or other past #...
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What you should eat to lose weight for summer...

People ask what they “should” eat to lose weight all the time. Less overall calories. There ya go. Now allow me to shine some light on how you can actually DO that, without going insane and obsessing over details and rules. All “ diets ” work because they help you eat less calories. They also focus...
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Weight Loss Starts With Your Grocery Trip. 5 Tips to Shop, Cook, and Snack Healthier:

Losing weight, keeping it off, and staying sane in the process, is no easy feat. It IS do-able and pretty simple, though. I’ve helped a lot of people with this stuff as a nutrition coach, and each person’s “formula” looks different based on their goals, starting point, taste buds, etc… Trust me, if...
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Why Popular Diets Help People Lose Weight, and How to Never Need Another One

Keto , Intermittent Fasting , IIFYM aka Flexible Dieting, the list goes on… There are a lot of diets out there that work for people looking to lose weight. Some results last longer than others for different people, but the reason all these diets are successful in the first place comes down to one...
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7 Tips to Stay Consistent With Your Nutrition For Steady Weight Loss Through Summer

It’s already April. Please do not try to crash diet your way to summer bod. If you're reading a #NutritionTipTuesday post, you know better than that! Instead try out these methods for a much happier weight loss experience: Don’t try to be perfect. Probably the number 1 consistency-killer is people...
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