Fresh Fruit vs. Smoothies

EACH OF THESE ARE 3 1/2 SERVINGS OF FRUIT. Which would you choose? What will keep you full longer? What will provide you with more nutrients and fibre? So many people grab drinks like this to go WITH their lunch! In reality you would never eat an entire meal AND all this fruit in one sitting. While drinking these now …

What’s in your protein shake?

READ YOUR LABELS! What are you putting in your body by trying to be healthy? So many products are packaged with a health spin – “high in protein”, “low fat”, “skinny”, “light” but what’s really in them? How beneficial is it? Before assuming foods and products are going to improve/sustain your health, read the label. Not all products have the same …

Carbs vs. Carbs

CARBS – not all carbs are created equal so it’s important to focus on macro & micro (nutrional 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 …

100 calorie snacks

CARBS are bae and snacks are essential. Don’t forget that fruits and veggies are in fact carbs! Besides my usual oats, brown rice, sweet potatoes and yams these are some of my go to snacks. Bananas are a great preworkout (26g carbs), carrots tie me over on the drive home, edamame has a ton of protein, and frozen grapes and …