Information on Carbohydrates

The Food and Nutrition Board sets the AMDRs (Acceptable Macronutrient Distribution Ranges). This is a general recommendation for individuals: Fat: 20-35% Carbs: 45-65% Protein: 10-35% Carbohydrates: compounds containing carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen and are generally classified as simple (sugars), complex (starches), and fiber. Carbohydrates are a chief source of energy for all body functions and … Continue reading Information on Carbohydrates

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The Importance of Fiber

Role of fiber in health One of the greatest contributions made by dietary complex carbohydrate is fiber. Higher intakes of dietary fiber are associated with lower incidence of heart disease and certain types of cancer. Fiber is an indigestible carbohydrate. Recommended intake is 38g/day for men ages 19-50 and 25g/day for women ages 19-50. Soluble … Continue reading The Importance of Fiber

How to Sift Between Nutritional Info and Hype

DISCLAIMER Remember, nutrition is truly a science – it is dynamic, changing, and growing with each new finding. Be mindful to follow credible sources for your nutrition information. Here is a recommended list: American Journal of Clinical Nutrition Journal of the American Dietetic Association Food and Nutrition Science Alliance (FANSA): American College of Nutrition (CAN) … Continue reading How to Sift Between Nutritional Info and Hype

Physical Energy Affects Everything – Video 4 of 5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xx1YJ9JGARA&feature=youtu.be How do you make it easy to develop momentum toward your goals? Do you know what it feels like to be IN THE FLOW working towards what you want to accomplish? Isn't it a beautiful place to be?! Here are some practical steps you can take to do it. Also, how do you handle … Continue reading Physical Energy Affects Everything – Video 4 of 5

Convergence: Expanded

Convergence: when two or more things come together to form a new whole. Imagine you've been doing all the right things. You started with a big, lofty, new vision of yourself - living healthy, fit, happy, true to yourself and your passions and desires, you have the engaging and fulfilling relationship with your partner you … Continue reading Convergence: Expanded