Could My Fitness Pal be interfering with your progress?

The My Fitness Pal (MFP) app is amazing for tracking your macros/calories. However, because users have the ability to add foods themselves, search results can often have errors (see above image). If you’ve ever used MFP you have have come across those pesky food items with macros that seem too good to be true or have 0 grams of  fat, …

Fresh Fruit vs. Dried Fruit

The problem with dried fruit is a serving size is never really enough! I can (accidentally) eat 8 dried apricots (160 calories), no problem. It’s a lot harder for me to accidentally eat 8 fresh apricots. Due to their shrunken size, it can be challenging to remember what a true serving size looks like. While dried fruit can be a quick …

OODLES OF ZOODLES

YOU HAVE OPTIONS – I love noodles, zoodles and VOLUME. There’s nothing more frustrating than finishing your meal and still being hungry because a single serving simply isn’t enough. No matter what I eat I always add volume to my meal by eating a lot of veggies (salad, spinach, micro greens, kale, broccoli, etc). Same goes for when I eat …

Not all Carbs are Created Equal

Not all carbohydrates are created equal so it’s important to focus on macro & micro (nutritional value) of foods. When people cut carbs they often restrict bread but continue to eat 🍉🍇🍏. FRUITS ARE CARBS and there is nothing wrong with that. A lot of fruit actually contain more carbs than foods deemed “bad” 🚫 like bread. I’m not saying to cut …