• Portion vs Serving. What is the difference?

    Losing weight and living healthy starts with a healthy, sustainable diet. You need to learn how much food (and what types!) your body needs to function at its best. This usually begins with learning portions vs servings, what the difference is, and looking at how you are currently eating.  Serving – This is a standardized, measured amount of food that show the specific calorie and nutrient break downs.  Portion – This is however much food you choose to eat.  Learning what a serving size looks like and being able to easily visualize it when making food will make all the difference in cutting back on extra calories! You can either…

  • 5 Easy Ways to Cut Calories and Lose Weight

    To lose weight you have to cut calories. Burn more than you eat. So much easier said than done, right? Nutrition is the most important part of a fitness program and also probably the hardest. The whole process can seem a little daunting but I’ve put together a list of five easy things you can start doing right now that will save you tons of calories every day! 5 ways to cut calories: 1. Drink water:  Replacing other beverages through the day with water can save big time! Swap out all sodas, teas, and other sugary drinks with water and see how you feel in a week! Fancy up your water…

  • Top 6 Ways You Burn Calories

         There is no secret to losing weight. You have to be in a calorie deficit which means burn more calories than you take in. I know you’ve heard that before. This doesn’t necessarily mean cutting back to a severe low calorie diet. It just means choosing the lower calorie food options that are also high in nutrients and density. This includes foods are are whole and unprocessed. You’ll get the biggest return health wise eating these foods vs spending your calories on ’empty’ processed foods that have little to no nutritional value. Talking food and calories is not the point of this post… today we’re talking about the…