Let's talk about the nutrition basics for a healthy metabolism and sustainable weight loss. Learn the science behind the nutrition principles that impact your weight as well as practical tips for making healthy meals that support your metabolism and overall health.
How to Add More Protein to Your Meals
Eating high-quality protein at every meal is essential for preventing excessive hunger and cravings. However, some people struggle with getting enough protein into their meals. In this episode, I'll share some of the ways that I've been incorporating at least 20 grams of protein per meal.
Carbohydrates to Balance Blood Sugar
Carbohydrates are important to have at every meal because they minimize hunger, help maintain steady energy levels, and reduce cravings.
In this episode we'll talk about:
How different types of carbohydrates affect your blood sugar
The importance of maintaining steady blood sugar.
Why you experience a "sugar crash" after eating lots of refined carbohydrates.
The types of carbohydrates that you should include at each meal.
How different types of carbohydrates impact hunger, energy, and cravings.
The Basics of Meal Prepping
Meal prepping is one of the most efficient habits for consistently eating nutritious meals. Learn about the benefits of meal prepping and the 5 basic steps to start meal prepping this week.
Importance of Protein for Your Metabolism
Eating a sufficient amount of protein is very important if your primary goal is weight loss or boosting your metabolism.
In this episode we talk about:
The important functions of protein in your body.
Essential amino acids versus nonessential amino acids.
The optimal amount of protein to eat for weight loss and a healthy metabolism.
Pros and cons of animal-based protein versus plant-based protein sources.
What to look for in a protein powder and when are protein powders useful.
What is a Healthy Metabolism
Join me as I explain the basic components of metabolism and the factors that may be slowing down your metabolism. Learn the reasons why your weight is influenced by more than just calories in and how other factors like body composition, sleep, stress, and types of physical activity impact your metabolism.
Introduction to Nutrition for a Healthy Metabolism
Welcome to Nutrition for a Healthy Metabolism Podcast! I wanted to use this episode to briefly talk about what type of content I'm planning for this podcast as well as a short introduction about my background and why I love talking about the science behind nutrition and practical tips to help you implement this knowledge into your daily life.