Have you ever committed to a meal plan, but fell off track because of habits, temptation or victim mentality, then didn't know what to do next? Join the club. Here's how to SAVE your healthy lifestyle efforts. Many of us have been here: We find a meal plan, diet book or nutrition program. Start on … Continue reading How to Save a Diet Fail: What to Do When You Fall Off Your Chosen Meal Plan
When it comes to nutrition, yes, WHAT you eat is key. But sometimes, going cold turkey & completely overhauling your food choices can downright cause insanity. In my trainings at Duke Integrative Medicine as a professional integrative health & wellness coach, and in my Functional Nutrition trainings as well, I've learned some key nuggets of intel … Continue reading Why science suggests spreading your meals 6 hours apart may be your key to weight loss & fat burn
Whether you're new to the Whole30, or this is your third attempt, you may have some fears around the strict guidelines for a full 30 days. That's where a modified Whole30 may be your best bet. All grains, dairy, sugar, beans, lentils, soy, peanuts, alcohol and certain additives are off limits for an entire MONTH?! … Continue reading How to Modify the Whole30 and Still Have Success: 3 Ways to Make Your Whole30 More Flexible, with Sample Days
Considering a Whole30? Wondering how the heck people get through this major nutritional reset?! In this video, I take you through Day 4 of my September Whole30 Journey. I've found it to be incredibly helpful to share Whole30 struggles, wins, fails, victories, frustrations, and knowledge gained so that we can all rock any elimination diet … Continue reading Whole30 Help: Day 4 of My Whole30 Journey
#mealprep. We all love it. We all hate it. It's sooooo wonderful NOT having to leave work to buy a crappy, sodium-laden lunch. Or NOT coming home & eating the chicken nuggets & mac n' cheese our kids are eating. Meal prep SAVES US, helping us make HEALTHY choices! But it's also a time suck... … Continue reading Easy Meal Prep: Whole30 Approved Stir Fry
January 1 is right around the bend! And you know what that means … time to set our intentions for the New Year, while also cleaning out our innards from all the vino & sugar cookies! What’s the best way to do this? I’ve got 2 of the BEST methods for ya right here, chica … Continue reading Can You Effectively Combine 2 Nutrition Plans?
You've heard 'em all before. Paleo. Keto. Whole30. These may be the latest diet trends, but are they just that - trends? I'm here to tell you that I did a 100% no cheat Whole30 and it's true what they say - it changed my life. And this Whole30 Cheat Sheet helped me through it. Let's … Continue reading 8 Things You Didn’t Know about the Whole30 Nutritional Reset