Blood Cholesterol Levels and Fatty Foods

When eating red meat or fatty foods, a signal is sent to your gallbladder to release bile. Bile is produced in your liver and stored in your gallbladder until you eat, and is then secreted into your small intestines to digest the fat in your food.  After the digestion of food, the byproducts of stomach … Continue reading Blood Cholesterol Levels and Fatty Foods

Tips for Healthy Food Shopping On A Budget

Everyone wants to eat healthy, but healthy eating is often paired with expensive grocery shopping. While, this is true, it has become an excuse many people seem to use. Grocery shopping for healthy foods CAN be done on a budget and I have created a short list of ways to help you! Purchase in Bulk … Continue reading Tips for Healthy Food Shopping On A Budget

Free Yourself from Food Drama

Food Drama: The daily stress of food that creates a negative impact on your life. When it comes to food drama, we allow ourselves to feel guilty after we eat a yummy treat or crave unhealthy foods.  We stress way too much about what we put into our bodies, how many calories we intake, and … Continue reading Free Yourself from Food Drama

How to Count and Track Macros

Have you ever wanted to create your own meal plan tailored to you? Macronutrients are molecules that the body uses for energy. ┬áProtein, fats, and carbohydrates are all macronutrients are essential and are measured in grams on nutrition labels. Protein = 4 calories per 1 gram Fat = 9 calories per 1 gram Carbohydrates = … Continue reading How to Count and Track Macros