Marconutrients:At each meal/snack if you consume a good balance of proteins, fats, and carbs, you will experience sustained energy. Some call this the metabolic test.Micronutrients:Getting the correct balance of vitamins and minerals into the body at the cellular level is much harder to do. If there is one thing I learned from my degree in nutrition it was the complexity of interactions of vitamins and minerals and the mirad of outcomes from such. What do you do?
There's never been a better time to be a health-conscious eater. Why? Because these days, so many delicious foods that used to be off-limits are now thought to be really good for you.Still, “good for you” and “okay to eat in unlimited quantities” aren’t the same thing.
It has been a while since my last post...busy with life: started teaching this spring semester so there was a lot of prepping for two new classes which is what took away from my posts. Squeezing in a little update during my lunch break. This new lifestyle is quite challenging to say the least. As my body was going through detoxing, I had some days where I just didn't feel great or with energy. My husband helped me through this phase because I didn't want to continue. One of the great things of choosing to make changes is allowing yourself some gra
I'm sure you've heard the saying.......results are 70% what you eat and 30% exercise (or some variation of this). Well, I'm here to tell you that this is NOT true....I'm not sure where this math came from....but results are 100% dedication to BOTH what you eat and what you do!
Even though I have exercised pretty much all my life, I haven't always eaten right. When I was younger, nutrition was something of a mystery to me. All I knew was what I had heard…fat was the devil! So, I avoided fat at all costs. I loaded up on pretzels and every packaged fat free product advertised in the grocery store. It didn’t matter what I ate as long as it didn’t have fat. But what I didn’t know was that I was actually loading up on carbs, calories and sugar that eventually turned to fat. What?