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Category: Nutrition tips

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Where are my cereal lovers??

I deprived myself of cereal for YEARS when I thought carbs were bad. I look back and can’t believe it. Why would I NOT eat something that I love so much? Oh, that’s right… because the “low carb” diet was (still is) such a trendy fad. And SO many people believe it is the key […]

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Why do we binge eat?

Binging…why do we do it?   I have vivid memories of my sophomore year of college when I lived with two roommates. I would wait for them to leave and then I’d binge eat their snacks. Sorry, MJ and Megan, I owe you snacks! These are pretty painful memories for me because I felt out […]

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Getting enough protein without tracking your food

Sometimes when life gets a bit more stressful than usual, in our case that would be my husband battling covid and me trying to fend it off, it’s okay to deprioritize some things. Even though my health and nutrition is always a top priority, I am giving my brain a rest and not tracking my […]

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Have you tried the Brookie-O Oreos yet?!?

Has anyone tried the new Brookie-O Oreos yet?!? OMG they are so good. Are you surprised that I, a nutrition coach, would eat these? Hear me out… Restrictive diets, like when you cut out: Carbs Fat Processed foods Sugar are NOT sustainable long term. You know when you cut out sugar for a month and […]

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My grocery store staples

I track macronutrients to ensure I’m adequately fueling my body, and I teach all my nutrition clients this strategy as well. I like to share my grocery hauls sometimes to show the balance in foods I consume. Everything from broccoli to diet soda to tortillas. NOTE: I have been a vegetarian for 15 years which […]

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Feeling bad about overindulging over the holidays?

Feeling bad about overindulging over the holidays? STOP! Do not to feel shame, guilt, regret, remorse or any other negative feelings for allowing yourself to enjoy all the tasty treats the last month or two! Many of the holidays we celebrate in our society revolve around food traditions, and it’s important to enjoy yourself! After […]

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How it started and how it’s going

In both photos I was lifting weights and running regularly. The only difference between these photos is my nutrition. THEN: I thought I was eating “healthy” by eating low carb and depriving myself when I saw my scale weight increasing, then binging when I couldn’t keep it up. NOW: I eat all the carbs and I […]

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Making nutrition a priority

Even though it is the disc golf offseason, I’ve got so much on my plate that I’m trying to balance the best I can, including: Full-time healthcare marketing career Nutrition coaching Building my Prodigy Discs bag since I just changed sponsors Creating disc golf YouTube content Leading the #respectHERgame movement Planning Ladies & Gents, the […]

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