Most parents will agree that it can be a nightmare to get vegetables into your kids. As a personal trainer and foodie I always like to increase the nutritional value of what I am cooking.
Moving more and eating less may be the motto for losing weight, but keeping the weight off is so much more complicated. Losing the weight is often times the easy part, burn more calories than you consume. In order to keep the weight off you must exercise regularly, keep your metabolism running like a fine-tuned machine, and consume a very healthy diet.
I believe that everyone on the planet has a sweet tooth and I too am a fellow choc-aholic. Sugar sure does taste good, but it is a well know fact that sugar can wreak havoc on the body.
It’s 3:00 PM and the salty snack cravings hit you like a ton of bricks. What to do, what to eat, how to make it healthy?
I am very excited to start a series of nutrition articles since food has always had a special place in my heart. There is no other way to say it, but this girl LOVES TO EAT! One of my favorite mottos is "workout hard so you can eat hard." Not something you might expect to hear from a personal trainer right?
So, you have been working hard to reach your goals by eating better, moving more and implementing healthy changes. Give yourself a little reward that won't blow your calorie or your household budge. Here are a few ideas to keep you motivated without setting you back. Go ahead, you've earned that pat on the back!
Holiday Party Tips to Keep You on Track - Part 2
The holiday season is upon us with holiday parties around almost every turn. This time of year can be challenge, not only to our stress levels, but to our waistlines as well. Even the best intentions can take a downward spiral with decadent food, tempting desserts, and flowing beverages. Follow these simple pre-party tips and tricks and keep your dietary habits on track.
I like to try new things, but I am always skeptical of new products with flashy claims of superiority. I have been tempted to try coconut water recently, but have been hesitant because I didn't know much about it.
You know protein is an important component to building a healthy body and that you need it for your bones and muscles. But, how much protein should you eat everyday? It can be confusing to make sure you are getting enough to fuel your body and provide it adequate nutrition.