Posts in the Category "Nutrition"


How serious is your dietary compliance commitment?

How serious is your dietary compliance commitment? If it isn’t going well, I challenge you to step it up. No more of just going through the motions and winging it at dinner. No more having some bites of this or that. If you have a plan, stick to it. If you started something then work.. Read more →


There are NO quick fixes that will work long term

There are NO quick fixes that will work long term. None. No quick fix can change what is really wrong, your habits and behaviors. If you don’t change, nothing else you do will change you. Your results, successes, failures, and everything else belongs to you. You may not be able to control everything that happens.. Read more →


See food as fuel, not a reward

Many of us struggle with our “relationship” with food. Did you have a great week in the gym? Reach a goal that you are proud of? Don’t erase all of that progress by taking yourself out for a pizza or smashing half a cheescake. Treat yourself to some new gym clothes or perhaps those new.. Read more →


Finding the balance between clean eating and eating junk food

It is kind of annoying to me that people with a perfectly healthy relationship with food will get criticized for choosing not to fit pop tarts and other “junk type” foods into their daily plan, by people who do just because it fits into their calories. Yes, we take a balanced approach and have treats.. Read more →


A study on eating more during long periods of inactivity

Here’s some interesting results from a study that looked at how eating more during long periods of inactivity can lead to muscle loss. In this study, researchers split 19 healthy men into two groups. Both groups remained in bed for 5 weeks. The difference between groups was that one group (lets call them Group 1).. Read more →


Elderberry extract and the common cold

So we’re well into the common cold season and I thought I’d share a recap on a study that looked at how elderberry (Sambucus nigra) extract can help you fight it. See below for more info: In this study, the researchers recruited 312 adults who would be flying overseas. (Note: Long-distance flights have been reported.. Read more →