Five Common Nutrients Athletes Need – and often are deficient in

Almost ⅓ of Americans are low in vitamins and minerals needed for health. This is a list of some needed nutrients that aid in energy, fighting anemia, and strengthening bones and joints. Yet many Americans are lacking these nutrients.

Protein Basics

Protein. An oft misunderstood component of food.  When you think of protein, what comes to mind?  Usually people think of meat and muscles.  Many associate protein with animal products, and feel that animal meat must be consumed with almost every meal, especially if you want to gain muscle. And protein is a wonderful, powerful product! Continue reading “Protein Basics”

Gutsy Gals Ep 10 – Back To Basics for Healthy Eating. Part 1

BACK TO BASICS: PART 1 with Gutsy Gals! What IS “healthy eating” and what IS “inflammation”? Let’s explore! Andee and I go on a virtual tour of the grocery store to help start explaining what we mean by “healthy, whole foods” and pitfalls to watch for. We don’t hit all the aisles, but join us as weContinue reading “Gutsy Gals Ep 10 – Back To Basics for Healthy Eating. Part 1”

The Gut Check Ep 05 – Weight Loss Struggles

WHEN “CALORIES IN, CALORIES OUT” DOESN’T ADD UP FOR WEIGHT LOSS Do you feel like you’re doing “everything right” and still making minimal to no progress? (You can watch the YouTube video below, or listen On-the-go with the Podcast here) Conventional weight loss says to just increase caloric deficit. But there are SO MANY THINGS thatContinue reading “The Gut Check Ep 05 – Weight Loss Struggles”

The Gut Check, Ep 2: Supplements

(You can watch the YouTube video below, or listen On-the-go with the Podcast here) Andee and I get chatting about supplementation within a diet. 🩺 Why does your doctor claim, “they’re not FDA approved”? 🌟 Are supplements safe? 🍅 Isn’t healthy eating enough? 💊 Should you take vitamins and minerals? (15 reasons why I sayContinue reading “The Gut Check, Ep 2: Supplements”