Posts in category "improve your health"

What does it mean, hit your 'micros vs. macros nutrients?'

What does it mean, hit your 'micros vs. macros nutrients?'
Have you read any headlines that say, “hit the macros?” It is a popular expression in the fitness industry.  But what exactly does it mean?   “Macros” is an industry term that refers to macronutrients such as fats, proteins and carbohydrates.  Although finding a good balance between the three is important, I am here to... Read more »

Fitness Industry B.S. - 8 Negative Fitness Messages

Fitness Industry B.S.  - 8 Negative Fitness Messages
The end of the year and holiday season offers many opportunities to network and meet new people.  All the additional events I have attended have increased my parties/month average for the year.  In the numerous conversations I have had at these parties, mostly consisting of small talk and elevator pitches about your profession; I get... Read more »

Do you cook with grape seed oil? You should.

Do you cook with grape seed oil?  You should.
Grape seed oil has many healthy benefits.  It is a simple and tasty substitute for vegetable oils, butter or canola.  It is low in saturated fat, yet high in poly-saturated fat like omega 6.   It is also high in linoleic acid, which is not manufactured by the body.  Since this important acid must be ingested,... Read more »
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5 Vegetables to Help With Weight Loss

5 Vegetables to Help With Weight Loss
I picked these vegetables because they 5 of the best vegetable to eat for weight loss.  They are low in calories and on the glycemic index.  I have also given easy recipes for each one.  Vegetables low on the glycemic index keep your blood sugar stable, which is important because you are less likely to... Read more »