Collagen, what’s all the hype?

What is collagen? Collagen is a protein found in our bodies. It can be found in our skin, bones, muscles, skin, tendons, blood vessels, hair and nails. As we get older our our bodies ability to produce collagen declines. Prolonged exposure to UV light, a diet high in sugar, autoimmune disorders and smoking also slows down production. This is why …

Eating to Lose Weight – the Problem with always Finishing your Food

From a young age a lot of people are taught to finish all the food on their plate. While I appreciate the sentiment there’s a lot of problems with this. If you’re like me and you fill your plate when you’re super hungry, you’ll likely eat up eating way more than you need to feel satisfied. A lot of us …

Calories + Portion Control

Someone recently commented, “Calories don’t count if you eat whole foods. You can eat as much as you want.” Um… I respectfully disagree. You can eat all the free range, sugar free, gluten free, dairy free, organic food you want and still gain weight. Just because something doesn’t come in a package or is considered, “healthy” or a whole food, …

1600 Calorie Low Carb Meal Plan

Low carb, high protein meal plan and snack ideas below 👇 🔸Pre-workout: @womensbest pre-workout, 1 baby banana + 3 kumquats 🔸M1: 1 cooked apple with cinnamon, Greek yogurt and collagen #justgetfitcinnamonapple 🔸M2: Black bean, corn, tomatoes, zucchini, bell peppers with homemade dressing, avocado + grilled chicken 🔸M3: Homemade vegetable soup with baked chicken meatballs 🔸M4: Zoodles with dry aged beef, pasatta and parmesan …