10 Reasons Your Weight Fluctuates

Don’t panic when the scale bounces around…That’s just what it does… There are PLENTY of reasons the number changes daily. Daily weighing provides MORE data points so you can understand your body better. Daily weighing also helps neutralize the number on the scale to JUST A DATA POINT. It’s not the weight each day that … Continued

Two Kinds of Fiber

What do a sponge and broom have to do with a healthy gut? They are like fiber in your diet. The sponge is similar to soluble fiber: it absorbs water in the gut it slows down digestion it makes you feel fuller longer Soluble fiber is found in fruit and vegetable pulp, oats, barley, legumes, … Continued

Stop Drinking Juice (Here’s Why)

Drink juice if you want, but it can make weight loss more difficult. That’s because there is NO fiber in juice. In this example there’s equivalent calories in both. The sugar in the apple is wrapped up in 6g of fiber and takes longer to digest so you stay fuller longer, Especially if you’re a … Continued

Why Fiber?

NO single food can balance your hormones. But especially if you’re a woman experiencing symptoms of menopause, including 25g of fiber a day can certainly help with many things: increased insulin sensitivity feeling fuller longer promotes healthy digestion improves gut health (possible) reduction in depression reduced hot flashes reduced risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes & … Continued

Fav Tool for Successful Fat Loss

What gets measured improves. Paying attention to what you put in your mouth can lead to more awareness and intentional eating. You don’t have to food track for the rest of your life, but it’s a great educational tool to help you change behaviour and improve your eating habits. If you need some support and … Continued

5 No-Cook Dinner Ideas

Rushed or hate to cook? Grab a rotisserie chicken! Here are 5 dinner options: Pair it with a bagged salad. Add microwave rice & cut up veggies. Make a sandwich. Shred it in tacos. Add to stir fried veggies. You don’t need to spend tons of time in the kitchen to eat healthily. Need more … Continued

Nearly Zero Calorie Foods

Hungry? Why not fill up on ‘nearly’ zero calorie foods? There are LOTS of foods that are full of fiber & vitamins and you can pretty much eat an unlimited amount of them… This is what I call ‘volume eating’. When you add a few cups of these sorts of foods to each meal, you … Continued

What’s Wrong With Some Foods?

NOTHING! Even in menopause, NO foods are off limits. (Unless you have an allergy to them). To be honest, you can’t eat low quality foods with reckless abandon & still get results. But you can eat ALL things in MODERATION. Make sure you’re also eating ‘good investment’ foods including plenty of protein & a minimum … Continued

‘THIS’ May Be the Reason You’re Not Losing Fat

Even healthy foods, like olive oil, can be the road block to your fat loss. What’s a great alternative to olive oil then? Olive oil – just less of it if it’s putting you in a calorie surplus. What gets measured improves – that’s why tracking your food – especially at the beginning of your … Continued

What Are You Choosing?

What choices are you making on the daily? It’s the small decisions you make EVERY DAY that count that most. Easy decisions lead to a hard life. And hard decisions tend to lead to an easy life. Take a look at nutrition for example… If you’re making the ‘easy’ decision to have: processed foods excessive … Continued