Category Archives: Nutrition

Dan’s Sample Daily Food Diary

(As a trainer, my workday follows the client’s schedule demands. I’m up and to bed early than most, as you can see. Quantities are expressed in terms of a closed fist size portion, which relates to the individual’s frame size. … Continue reading

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My Favorite Grab and Go Meals and Snacks

Here’s a typical snack/meal (I rarely distinguish since most of my meals are small and modular) I can eat in the car, at the computer, or even while I’m working with a client: Broccoli and cauliflower, a hard boiled egg, … Continue reading

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Sweet Relief

Last week I talked about common triggers that interfere with making consistently healthy choices. Most were psychological in nature, which implies a higher level of potential control than physiological factors. Today’s topic is all about your body and it’s influence … Continue reading

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Have a Drink (or several)!

I know the title of this post is both intriguing and misleading. But, in my defense, it’s in the interest of your optimal health and gives you some great ideas on how to stay hydrated throughout the day if you … Continue reading

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Four Quick/No Prep Protein Options

Are you having trouble eating healthy foods in small, frequent meals or snacks consistently? Struggling to spread your protein evenly through the day may be why. Most people don’t realize that unstable blood sugar levels are both caused by, and … Continue reading

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What to Eat Before a Workout

Last Friday at an intense exercise class I lead at a local company, a new participant had a bit of a rough time, especially at the end. It’s happened before from time to time with my private clients as well. … Continue reading

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It’s the Food, Fred (part 2)

Imagine a piping hot slice of pepperoni pizza. How about a tantalizing slice of chocolate cheesecake? Or maybe, like one of my clients, sugary soda is your “water of life”. There’s no getting around it. Food means pleasure. But let’s … Continue reading

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