Category: Nutrition

Nutrition

If It Fits Your Macros Diet for a Month: Diet Thoughts and Main Takeaways

So what are macros anyways? “Macros” is short for macronutrients which are carbohydrates, protein, and fat. These macronutrients are the foundation of the “If It Fits Your Macros” diet. What is IIFYM? If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) is a diet plan with focus of helping individuals reach their health goals while tracking their macros […]

Recipes, Nutrition, Snack Choices

8 Healthy Snacks to Fuel Physical Activity

When it comes to physical activities like sports, hiking, backpacking, long walks, or working out– it’s important to stay fueled appropriately. In particular, carbohydrates and protein are important for sustaining physical activity and promoting recovery. Don’t settle for unhealthy, convenience store items–plan ahead with these 8 smart, healthy snacks to fuel your activity of choice. […]

Nutrition

How to Become a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (steps + career options)

“I want to become a registered dietitian nutritionist.” Whenever I tell people about this career goal, they often recognize it has something to do with helping people with food and nutrition. However, most people don’t quite understand all of the details that go into getting this credential or the variety of career options available to […]

Nutrition

Intuitive Eating

We live in a nation obsessed with physical appearance, weight loss, and dieting. $33 billion dollars are spent on dieting products each year, yet over two-thirds of American adults are overweight or obese. These dieting patterns are a huge issue because they are typically unsuccessful, physically and emotionally damaging, and ultimately promote unhealthy eating behaviors. […]