Last week, I focused on carbohydrates, what they are and why we need them. This week I’m focusing on fats. More specifically, what they are, why we need them and what foods contains fats.Read More
March is National Nutrition Month. I love that we live in a world where we can celebrate food and nutrition. For the month of March, I want to focus on nutrients in foods. Last week, I discussed what a balanced diet looks like and how to create balanced meals. This week, I’m covering carbohydrates.Read More
A balanced diet includes eating a variety of foods in moderation. Eating a variety of foods will ensure you are obtaining enough micronutrients and macronutrients to support health and wellbeing.Read More
Fiber is one of those non-nutrient substances that many people don’t know much about. It is also under consumed by many people.
So, what is fiber, why do we need it, and how much do we need to consume daily for optimal health?Read More
Maintaining weight loss is difficult for many people. There have been times I have lost weight only to gain some of it back within a year.
It’s important to know that you must continue the positive habits that helped you lose weight and not revert back to your old habits.
The good news is that there are several strategies to help you.
8 strategies to maintaining weight loss.
Maintain a physically active lifestyle
Continue with a consistent meal pattern and breakfast consumption
Consume less energy-dense foods
Consume nutrient-dense/lower calorie foods
Flexible eating, no restrictions of food
Self-monitoring, by tracking food intake and weighing yourself
Engage in non-food coping strategies
Support system with likeminded people
What has been your number one strategy to maintaining weight loss?