Nutrition coaching teaches clients to plan their meals and snacks. In this food-focused environment, maintaining healthy nutrition requires planning. Without planning, most of us will make poor food choices and eat too-big portions. Many overweight people make sporadic, and usually short-lived, attempts to lose weight. After a time, calorie deprivation
Nutritionists look at all nutrition studies with a healthy dose of skepticism. There’s good reason to do so. It seems like there’s a new study with some sort of dietary health recommendation every week, and often the latest results contradict what we’ve heard before. For example, recently a study came
Holistic nutritionists recommend fruit. Many people are shunning fruit due to its fructose content. But, unlike products with added sugar, it comes in a fiber package and contains many healthy vitamins and minerals. If you’ve banned fruit from your diet, add it back in. Just avoid that morning glass of
Healthy eating is more puzzling than ever before given the great variety of sugars that are now on the market. Sugar has gotten so complicated. There’s plain old white cane sugar, raw sugar, brown sugar, coconut sugar, beet sugar, agave, honey. In fact, every month it seems like some new,
Nutritionists are frequently asked about adequate protein intake. Protein is the building block for most of our cells It helps us build muscle and maintain healthy bones. It also boosts energy and helps us feel full. The reality is that most Americans consume twice as much protein as they need.
Leading a healthy lifestyle means taking advantage of seasonal produce. Health experts and chefs both often say that leading a healthy lifestyle means that you should eat "seasonally," or include foods in your diet that are grown at the same time of the year you eat them. For example, that