Hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils. Otherwise known as TRANS FAT. This has been linked too heart disease, stroke, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. Along with sugar it is enemy number one. These things are added to make food taste good. BEWARE!
I have never been able to keep a diary or food log. When I had tried, it lasted 1 day and was written on at least 3 pieces of scrap paper. So last year when I decided to go through my first version of the Eat Clean Program (which was 8 weeks long) I kept a photo log and posted a photo of each meal on FB for accountability. Yes, I did this for 8 weeks. I thought my friends would think it was crazy, but come to find out they loved the meal ideas.
Spring is around the corner, which can provide you the opportunity for a brand-new, you! Your nutritional intake may need an overhaul from the long winter, or just in general. I have a few tips that may help ditch the bad nutrition habits, and give you a healthy fresh start. Let’s spring clean those nutritional habits. Overhaul your cupboards
Several things to address. First off, all quiet on the western front? Yes, I live in the western suburbs of Chicago and we are in a time of battle because life is short and love abounds. Secondly, Day 5 number two? Yes, since the original 10-day challenge start, I have done a restart in order to accompany a few clients in our 3D December challenge. Basically, four 7-day challenges. For challenge number one, I decided to write down everything I eat and drink and at what time. Many lessons have been learned already.
By the smallest of margins Day 1 was a success. Ramped up for Day 2, it was odd to me that again I had to be really focused to fulfill the 70oz water requirement. On Day 2, I ran for 10 minutes between my last two clients. On Day 3, I went back to the jump rope. All consumption since the start has been according to plan. I eat my meals and then it's over. For the remainder of the challenge, I hope to make healthier/lower cal food choices, try to do more than the 10-minute bare minimum, and continue to push the H2O. Thanks all for now. If t
As we wind up this past year (check your calendar, it’s almost over), we can take a look back at what we set out to do.Did you know that in 2012 over 60% of Americans made the resolution to loose weight? Over 30% said they were going to exercise more. Another statistic is that about 35% of these resolutions were broken by January 7th! Why to we struggle so much with these goals? Well, there actually are answers…There are 5 stages to making a lifestyle change: