2020, blog

BLOG: Cheat days

Weight loss is a personal journey for any one who is ready to undertake lifestyles changes. When you’re in the weight loss game, consistency is key, but there also may be things you need to keep your mind in the game. Some may find it difficult to reach weight loss goals without craving the foods they love. For this, some people institute Cheat Days.

What are Cheat Days?

Cheat days are a scheduled indulgence from your normal healthy eating plan. How you choose indulgence is up to you. The most popular type is one day a week or one day a month, you don’t follow the specific healthy eating plan that generally follow 80% of the time.

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2017, blog

BLOG: My Supplements

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Supplements can help you achieve your goals when implemented into your daily routine with workouts and healthy eating. The benefits of supplements can be fat loss, additional nutrients for the body & additional energy. Certain supplements can also help cells grow & repair cells from workout wear & tear.

For all of the supplements listed & pictured, feel free to check them out on my Amazon store in the SUPPLEMENTS section. 

Direct links for each product are listed below though!


FIBER

Try to get at least 15g-25g of fiber a day. Fiber will help with your digestion, blood sugar, & help you process high protein foods better! It will also make you feel fuller for longer! Add high fiber fruits & veggies to your diet! Apples, mangos, raspberries, strawberries, etc all have great fiber counts. For high fiber veggies, try broccoli, spinach, or brussel sprouts. Beans & Potatoes are also great sources of fiber. Fiber is a trackable item in MyFitnessPal so be sure to keep an eye on it! To supplement on lower carb days, I use a fiber gummy.

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2008, blog

BLOG: Reading Food Labels

FAT

Total fat shows how much fat is in a single serving of food. Although eating too much fat can lead to obesity and health problems, our bodies do need some fat every day. Fats are an important source of energy and provide insulation and cushioning for the skin, bones, and internal organs. Fat also distributes and helps the body store certain vitamins.

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