In this crazy busy world we tend to over complicate, over think and over stress. Our daily life obligations sometimes feels like enough to get through, without thinking about meal planning, eating right and fitting activity in!
I totally get it! I’ve been there too. But I’m here to tell you today that building healthy habits doesn’t have to be complicated. In fact it’s actually really simple, you only need 3 things.
Seriously, only 3 things to start building a healthy habit and they are 3 things that you can start doing easily, today!
I’ve spent years reviewing research, reading books from the experts, listening to podcasts about the latest studies and of course working directly with clients to see what works and what doesn’t.
Most importantly, I’m a Registered Dietitian, and by definition we are evidence based practitioners held to a high standard. This means, whatever I share with you is 100% back up by science. Cold hard facts of what works and what doesn’t. A major reason that when it...
Hunger is the physiological need for calories, salt, and water driven by a number of factors including diet, sleep quality, activity levels, hormones and emotions. It is normal to experience an increase in appetite after going hard in the gym or during your menstrual cycle, pregnancy or breastfeeding but if you feel like a bottomless pit, something might be up! Below are some of the more common reasons you may experience constant hunger.
1. Going too long in between or skipping meals. When your stomach is empty for too long your body will release more ghrelin, an appetite stimulating hormone, resulting in feeling ravished. Let this go on for too long and it’ll typically leads to overeating. As a rule of thumb consume a meal or snack every 3-4 hours. Also, have a go-to snack on you, like a protein bar or piece of fruit, for when you run into situations where you’re tight on time.
2. Dehydration. Not only will dehydration decrease your metabolism and affect energy levels but it may also ca...