What We Offer
Eating a balanced diet is vital for good health and well being. Food provides our bodies with the nutrition, energy, protein, essential fats, vitamins and minerals to live, grow and function properly. We need a wide variety of different foods to provide the right amounts of nutrients for good health. Many American’s diets are lacking in many of the vital nutrients needed for optimal health. That is why we offer whole food organic vitamin and herb supplements to ensure we get the vital nutrients we need.
As with everything in life, the key to finding peace with your food choices is to find balance and set realistic goals. Food is meant to be ENJOYABLE and we want to work with you so you can discover that it IS possible to eat well while still eating what you want.
In an effort to increase the results you are looking for, we have created services that offer the support and tools necessary to keep you on track.
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What is Nutrition Coaching?
A nutrition coach, sometimes called a “health coach”, is a nutritionist, counselor, consultant, mentor and motivator all in one. The National Consortium for Credentialing Health & Wellness Coaches defines health coaches as: “professionals from diverse backgrounds and education who work with individuals and groups in a client-centered process to facilitate and empower the client to achieve self-determined goals related to health and wellness. Successful coaching takes place when coaches apply clearly defined knowledge and skills so the clients mobilize internal strengths and external resources for sustainable change”.
How do I Know It’s Right for Me?
- Are you tired of trying to “diet”?
- Do you feel tired throughout the day?
- Have you found it challenging to keep weight off?
- Would you like to know which foods are the “right” foods?
Cooking at Home
Cooking your own meals can teach you what foods are high or low in certain vitamins, minerals, and other nutrients.
Finding a Balance
We have discovered that maintaining a healthy life balance is not only essential for happiness and well-being; it can be a tremendous boost to your productivity and career or business success as well.
Building a Routine
Setting up a solid daily routine is a little bit art and a little bit science. The science is figuring out what you need to get done; the art is figuring it out …
We Help You Build Healthy Habits & Realistic Routines
First things first: To start eating a more nutritious diet (and stay with it), you need the right mind-set. And as anyone who has abandoned a meal plan after day three can attest, that’s no easy trick. We help you make meaningful associations with healthy food to start building a healthy but realistic routine.
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Other Nutrition Guidance
“Without proper diet, medicine is of no use. With proper diet, medicine is of No need.”
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Frequently Asked Questions
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I’m Ready To Get Fit! But Where Do I Start…?
The harsh reality is that this is very unsuccessful. It may work for a small portion of time but by the end of the week, or if you’re really diligent and stubborn with it maybe the month, it’s bound to fall apart.
Even though it may seem as taking a huge step forward while your motivation is sky-high at the beginning of your journey would be smart, it’s actually better to take a much smaller step.
See, when we take baby steps in the nutrition game it will take us much further ahead in the long run. The reason is simple – we love success. If we can make successful, small steps, over and over again then it will create a domino effect week after week and we can keep adding in small steps towards better nutrition.
If we take one huge step right away and fail, we get emotionally and mentally down on ourselves and that will only lead to more negative steps and drive us even further away from our goals.
As hard as it is to be patient and understand that getting lean and staying lean is a long process, taking the slower route will show much longer success and you will be able to keep that success for life.
Should I Stay Away From Carbs??
The main issue is that the American diet is filled with processed carbs, like white breads and junk foods with loads of sugar in them.
Now if you cut these types of carbs out, yes that is a great way to lose more weight! It drops calories a lot and gets the bad crap out of your body, allowing better functioning all around.
So what I suggest is not cutting the carbs, but switching the types of carbs you’re eating to whole food choices like fruits, vegetables, root veggies, and whole grain foods like oats or rice.
Is Gluten Bad For Me? Should I Avoid All Grains?
So the solution is to simply remove the grains and/or gluten containing products from your diet for a week or so.
Do you feel better without them? Feel the same? Or maybe you miss having some whole grain oats and Ezekiel bread after your workouts and because of that, you have less motivation to workout…?
All you need to understand is your own body and if it is ok with processing and digesting the nutrient.
What Is The Best Diet To Lose Fat?
A great diet for a client to successfully lose weight would be a diet with a slight calorie deficit so they can maintain a healthy rate of weight loss on a regular basis, it would be well-balanced when it comes to the macronutrients Protein/Fat/Carbs, it would have an abundance of nutrient dense whole foods 90% of the time, and it would fit that person’s lifestyle and schedule well enough to not cause any unnecessary stress.
Oh, and most importantly, it would be sustainable in the long run!
Many people start a “Diet Plan” and I ask them, “Do you see yourself being able to stick with this for the next year or longer?”
Most of the time the answer is, “HELL NO!”
So my response is simple, “What is the point? And what will you do after?”
That’s why when I coach clients we focus on an “Eating Plan” that they believe in and they’re confident that they can stick to in the long run AND that will produce better performance and results.
Might not be the answer you were hoping for, but it is the truth and hopefully will lean you towards the right idea of a successful nutrition plan.
Do I Need To Count Calories?
But there is also the issue that many food labels can be up to 25% off, which makes a lot of our calorie counting incorrect.
But at the same time, counting calories can give us awareness of how much we’re actually eating and will also provide accountability…
So what is it, yes or no to counting calories?
The answer is yes and no, because it ultimately depends on the person and what stage they’re at.
As I stated before, at the beginning stages it is very unnecessary because focusing on whole nutrition, building habits, training a bit harder, and eventually eliminating processed foods while all lead to a calorie deficit. So you essentially accomplish the fat loss equation without the calorie counting.
Eventually if you’ve accomplished all the habits, are feeling very confident and have had great success with good nutrition on a regular basis, then you can consider counting calorie to speed up or break a fat loss plateau.
When Should I Eat? Do I NEED Breakfast? Post Workout?!
For one, if weight loss is a simple equation of creating a calorie deficit at the end of each day then when you have those calories does not really matter.
Secondly, we’re realizing that protein synthesis and glycogen replenishment post workout is extended much further than the “1 Hour Post Workout Window”, so no need to run to your protein shake right away.
I do suggest clients eat after a good workout, specifically a whole food meal containing 1-2 handfuls of protein and carbs. But you have more than enough time to drive home, casually, and cook that meal.
And thirdly, the breakfast dilemma. With all the studies done on intermittent fasting, I believe it’s safe to say that skipping breakfast will not kill you or cause your bicep to fall off either.
If you love breakfast, eat it! If you’re not hungry and would rather wait til lunch to eat, then do that!
It all comes down to your schedule, your lifestyle, and what you feel works best to keep stress the lowest, satisfaction with your food the highest, and sustainability at its best.
The only time I ever consider or worry about nutrient timing is when it comes down to specific performances like getting on stage or timing peak energy levels for athletic sport or performance.
If body composition and generally getting leaner is your goal, nutrient timing doesn’t need to be at the top of your list.
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