This week, I wanted to share a case study with you. I discovered it as part of my ongoing training with Precision Nutrition, and as I read it, I was certain it would be something that would resonate with many of you.
I recently blogged about supplements and the importance of getting all the vitamins and minerals the body needs so everything can function properly. Supplementing fish oil (omegas) is a bit more complex than other supplements—you need to know whether or not you need to supplement, how much you need, and how to supplement properly.
You made the decision to get fit and lose some excess pounds. Then (hopefully) you started an exercise plan and backed that up with a nutrition program. And that was all you needed to do, right? You made the choice to eat right; to exercise three times a week…but just when you think you’re on a roll, a special occasion (and ‘celebration food’) pops …
Improve Your Health by Getting Your Vitamins Maybe like many of us, you had a mother or grandmother who liked to nag you (or maybe even still does!) about taking your vitamins. Guess what? They’re right—as long as you’re getting them from pure sources. Making sure you get the proper amount of vitamins will help your body function better.
Did you know that no matter what your fitness goal is, your eating habits can help you achieve the results you want? Sometimes, some small but consistent tweaks to your diet and eating patterns can make all the difference in your health and fitness plan.
Protein powder – it’s a common ingredient in shakes or smoothies, but did you know that there are many other ways to use protein powder?
Last week, I shared how there are good carbs and bad carbs, and the importance of consuming certain types of carbs to help achieve your health and fitness goals. If you find yourself just as confused about fats – whether to consume some or none at all, full-fat vs low-fat vs non-fat – you’re not alone. Fats are so often …
Isn’t all the information about carbs confusing? Carbs are good because they create energy; carbs are bad because they create fat. The truth about carbohydrates is that there are good carbs and bad carbs; not all carbs are bad, and not all carbs are good. When properly incorporated into your diet, carbs can be used to help you achieve your …
Did you know that March is National Nutrition Month? That makes it the perfect time to make conscious choices to improve your personal nutrition. A great way to start is by increasing the amount of vegetables you eat – you should work your way to have five servings a day, even though you may not like them, at first.
Our environments affect what and how much we eat more than we care to admit. It could be our physical environment (the kitchen, the office, the bus on the way home from work), a circumstantial environment (who we’re with/social settings) or a relational environment (being with someone that causes us to overeat).