Brown Rice VS. White Rice

WHITE RICE: Is what brown rice looks like after it has been refined and had its hull and bran removed. This means it can be easier to digest but also lacks some of its natural fiber. While there are lots of other foods you can eat to consume your daily fiber intake, white rice still has a higher glycemic index. …

Carbs, Sugar & Sauces

There is a definite correlation between sugar and carbs! Carbohydrates include sugar, starches and fiber. When people realize that fruits are carbs they often contemplate cutting them from their diet. Unfortunately, most people don’t stop to think about cutting back on the less nutrient-rich carbs like those in sauces and sweeteners. Personally, I’m a huge fan of carbs. I do, however, …

Macro Calculation Tutorial (YouTube)

The following example is the same example included at the end of the YouTube video below: 1. Jane calculates her BMR using an online BMR calculator (http://www.bmi-calculator.net/bmr-calculator/) and is told her BMR is 1530. This means that even if Jane lays in bed and does nothing all day, she still burns 1530 calories. 2. Now, Jane has to account for …

Clean Eating Food List

Below is a basic list I’ve put together of carbs/fats/proteins that I like to include in my diet. This is obviously not an extensive list. These are however my go to foods. The closer it is to the top of the list, the more frequently I eat it (based on personal preference..and it fitting my macros 🙂 ) Carbohydrates Fats …

How do you calculate your exact macros/macro split? (Macros part 3)

So you’ve figured out how many calories you need to eat to reach your goals. Now what? How to you figure out how many grams of protein, carbs and fat to eat daily? This video breaks down the following: How to calculate your protein macros/how many grams of protein should you be eating? How to calculate your carb macros/how many …