Nutrition Articles

Sam-Beach 2017

Assessing Body Composition: When the Scale Lies

Assessing Body Composition: When the Scale Lies Over the past 15 months, I’ve eaten mostly healthy, whole foods and exercised very consistently. And guess what? I GAINED WEIGHT. Now, that hardly seems fair if you just look at the number on the scale, but when you look a little deeper […]

Less, but better

The Cost of a High-Information Diet

THE COST OF A HIGH-INFORMATION DIET: Consuming lots of information (e.g. reading social media news articles, skimming through newspapers or magazines, listening to the news, watching videos of cute pandas doing backflips, keeping up with what your friends are up on on social media, etc.) comes at a cost. Most […]

The only problems people are unable to solve are the ones they are unwilling to talk about.

Turn Failure Into Feedback

“The only problems people are unable to solve are the ones they are unwilling to talk about.”   This week’s challenge is to turn #FAILURE into #FEEDBACK.   Don’t look at nutrition & fitness setbacks as examples of how you: ❌ suck at life ❌ can’t do anything right ❌ […]

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The Next Smallest Step

Something really cool starts to happen when you take the phrase “I can’t” or “I’ll never” out of your vocabulary. For example, changing:   “I can’t do that.” or “I’ll never be able to do this.”   to “Although I’m not there just yet, I’ll get there one day, one […]

Simple Strategies for Weight Loss

Simple Strategies for Weight Loss

SIMPLE STRATEGIES FOR WEIGHT LOSS   Weight loss often reminds me of putting together a piece of IKEA furniture – the directions look so simple on paper, but it’s often not that easy translated into real-life. It seems like everywhere you go, you get different (and often contradictory) advice. Eat […]

Big Things Often Have Small Beginnings

How You May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss… And How to Fix It

How You May Be Sabotaging Your Weight Loss… And How to Fix It   Can you relate to: Feeling guilty, ashamed, or angry at yourself if you overindulge and don’t eat as healthily as you want to? Constantly trying to implement healthy eating habits or a diet and then fall […]