Info on Healthy Fats/Lipids

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% Fats: also known as lipids, are a group of compounds that are soluble in organic solvents but not in water. They provide energy, caloric reserve, insulation and protection, satiety value … Continue reading Info on Healthy Fats/Lipids

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

Physical Energy Affects Everything – Video 3 of 5

https://youtu.be/Yyv6VR6oBe4 This is PRECISELY one of the things I have done personally when in a “funk” and what I coach with my clients. If you are in a place where you’re feeling “BLAH” about the goals you set out for 2017, THIS VIDEO IS FOR YOU. Watch, listen, and apply the steps to your goals and … Continue reading Physical Energy Affects Everything – Video 3 of 5

Perseverance – don’t give up on what you want

Perseverance is huge for accomplishing pretty much anything in our lives. From schooling, to our careers, to our health. When things get tough, what are we going to do? Quitting is an option, sure – for the things that we realize just are not big priorities in our lives. Let’s say we always wanted to … Continue reading Perseverance – don’t give up on what you want

Tips for Accountability to your Goals

Relationships are one of your most powerful catalysts for growth. The company you keep may make - or break - your success. Who are your biggest supporters? Your cheerleaders? Who understands you best and wants to see you grow into all you want to become? Spend more time with these people. The energy in these … Continue reading Tips for Accountability to your Goals

Video Series – How Physical Energy Affects Everything – 2/5

https://youtu.be/RDNMy-bi34Y If you've ever embarked on some fresh goals with lots of energy only to find yourself three weeks in with no energy, no momentum, and lots of frustration, don't fret. I've been there, too!   But why does the negative cycle seem to perpetuate itself? Why do we know what we need to do, … Continue reading Video Series – How Physical Energy Affects Everything – 2/5