1. A Sustainable Food Tracking System 

    LEVEL 1: CALORIES  LEVEL 2: CALORIES + PROTEIN LEVEL 3: MACROS Hyperfocusing on perfection is a recipe for failure. Perfection is not realistic, sustainable, or necessary to achieve results. Whether you’re stuck at the airport, having a busy day at work, or taxiing your kids around, there will be days where adhering to a rigid meal plan and hitting exact macros is just not possible. That’s ok…Read More

  2. 9 Factors Involved in Obesity

    Energy Overconsumption Contributors & Causes: Humans derive energy from the food that they consume. Food is required to grow, recover, fuel organs, provide energy for bodily functions, gain weight and maintain weight; therefore it is essential to life.   However, humans do not always eat for survival. Often humans are driven to eat based by the taste of food, the pleasure of food, the conven…Read More

  3. 5 Nutrition Tips From the Worst Cook EVER

    5 Nutrition Tips From the Worst Cook EVER What do you eat? What type of recipes do you like? Do you always only eat chicken, rice and veggies? Is cake okay? Is beer okay? These are the most common questions I get asked daily. The list goes on and on. Starting a habit is a lot harder than one thinks BUT once you create healthy habits, maintaining good nutrition isn’t that difficult. When it comes…Read More

  4. Pre, Intra, and Post Nutrition: Why It Matters

    Pre, Intra, and Post Nutrition: Why It Matters The Importance of Pre-Workout Nutrition Sustains energy Boosts performance Provides the body with circulating amino acids Preserves muscle glycogen, minimizing muscle damage and breakdown Stimulates the release of insulin (anabolic hormone) Aids in recovery What to eat and when to eat it? The main components of a pre-workout meal should be protein and…Read More

  5. Sugar Truths – Is Sugar Addictive?

    Is sugar addictive? If so, is it the glucose or fructose portion? What is the mechanism of addiction? Just about anything is addictive. Whether or not that is positive of negative depends on the context. For example, exercise is just as addictive as Tobacco. Both sugar and exercise produce endorphins like dopamine, which gives us a euphoric bump, that makes us happy.  However, one burns calories …Read More

  6. “Not Your Normal Chicken & Rice” Recipe

    Greek Chicken Bowl I love Mediterranean food! There something so delicious about simple ingredients working together to make a nutritious and filling meal. When it comes to meal prepping, I have a tendency to get stuck in the familiar and make the same thing every week, e.g. sweet potatoes, chicken, broccoli, rice and brussels sprouts.  To break the routine one week, I decided I would go Greek! O…Read More