Artificial Sweeteners! There are several things you could eliminate from your routine that would have a big impact for your overall health. Artificial sweeteners (five examples: saccharin, neotame, acesulfame potassium or ace-k, aspartame, and sucralose) are definitely one of the top food products to ditch. There is no question that even naturally derived sugars can
A very popular question personal trainers and nutritionists get asked no matter what the fitness goal happens to be revolves around counting calories. Is it counting calories really necessary for weight loss? No, not really… but I will say that in the beginning, and as meal plans and programs change it can be quite useful.
There is no one size fits all for meal frequency as it all depends on your lifestyle requirements. The old school 3 square meals per day doesn’t work for most people to lose or maintain a healthy body weight, control cravings, and sustain a good energy level throughout the day. 4-6 smaller meals tends to
You can lose 5 lbs or more in 5 days if you have a special event like a wedding or vacation fast approaching, but it’s going to take some discipline and planning to execute. I use the term weight, because you won’t be able to lose 5 lbs of fat in 5 days… but you
A question I get asked quite often is what I typically eat in a day which does vary depending on my goals, but the bulk of how I set up meals, snacks, and the pre/post workout nutrition is the same. Some may think nutritionists are food snobs constantly judging everyone’s shopping cart… and I still
You have experienced fasting in one shape or another whether you fasted on purpose, for religious reasons, detoxing, or simply because you did not have time to eat. The bottom line is that everyone experiences periods of not eating such as when we are sleeping, but how can intermittent fasting (IF) be incorporated into your