Tag: Health Education

Wellness Refocused Education: Alcohol

Reading Time: 7 minutes I can’t have wine. I can’t have beer. I can’t go out. I’ve heard this from a few clients. I’ve read it and heard it from a few people online. When I started, it’s something that I said myself. It’s possible to still have a beer or a glass of wine and lose weight and […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Steel Cut Oats v. Rolled Oats

Reading Time: 3 minutes One of my clients and I were talking about oats the other day. She said she had to eat steel cut oats, and I asked, “why do they HAVE to be steel cut?” She said well they’re healthier for you. I told her that wasn’t necessarily true. So, let’s talk oats – what’s the difference […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Protein and Amino Acids

Reading Time: 9 minutes We’ve talked about fats and carbohydrates (part 1 and part 2) already, but what about protein? Like the other macronutrients, protein can be misunderstood. Like dietary fat, I’ve heard from people including trainers that protein can make you fat if you consume too much. Let’s be clear – too many calories can lead to fat […]

Wellness Refocused Education: Fat and the Ketogenic Diet

Reading Time: 9 minutes For a long time there was a war on fat, like over 30 years long. I’ve talked a lot about the importance of reading labels and understanding what you’re consuming. Not necessarily saying no to the processed food, but understanding or knowing what is in it. Well, taking that a step further – we need […]