We think about what our bodies need to do every day - what we need to do, say, think - but what we eat is sometimes lower on this list, or maybe absent altogether. What makes focusing on what you eat important is the impact it has on all of the other things your body has to do: grow, develop, think, learn, live and thrive! In this blog, we will review tracking with this purpose, and what you can do to focus on not only calories but your nutrition and food choices in a positive way.Read More
What is “planted based protein”? How do we incorporate a planted-based in our nutrition routine? This blog will provide additional background and support for those interested in focusing on plant-based nutrition, veganism or are venturing into vegetarianism. Overall, we always want to promote increased consumption of fruits and vegetables - but this is often easier said than done for the classic “American Diet” or, SAD (Standard American Diet). And no, I am not making that acronym up!
The age-old question... How do we manage life and all it has to throw at us (and offer!) while focusing on our own path to wellness? How do we manage eating healthy and staying active when friends or family members...don’t?
This blog will review some helpful tips to assist in navigating this conundrum - specifically how to stay motivated and focused when you are not feeling the same motivation from friends or family.Read More
As an athlete and someone who is working hard to train and develop skills and strength, how can you balance this WHILE increasing your daily activity level? Or better yet, why would you want to? This blog will review the importance of maintaining even small bouts of physical activity throughout the day to keep you focused and on track towards your goals and help you with training as well as how these benefits stretch farther than immediate physiological benefits, but are good for your body (and impact your nutrition needs) long term!Read More