Artificial Sweeteners, Macronutrients, and Why Protein is Not A Miracle Macro

Stop what you’re doing and put down that Quest Bar! Okay, kidding. But if you are someone who thinks eating protein calories doesn’t count because it’s just adding to muscle growth (no judgement! this used to be me, too!), it’s time to keep reading… I’m going to call out Quest Bars in particular thanks to their newest … More Artificial Sweeteners, Macronutrients, and Why Protein is Not A Miracle Macro

More on Food Philosophy: Add More, Restrict Less

Counting Calories, IIFYM, Weight Watchers, Meal Replacement Shakes, Juice Cleanses – All of these programs and diets have one thing in common: restriction. That’s what a diet is, right? Less calories + more exercise = weight loss. Everyone knows that. So…why are the overweight epidemic and obesity rising in America? And why are eating disorders … More More on Food Philosophy: Add More, Restrict Less

My Core Philosophies

My first blog post was basically my reasons why I’m starting this blogging journey. It’s my past, present, and future. I figured that would cover the basics and I could jump right in to opinion posts, recipes, and more. However, I realized something was missing. So here it is – my basic principles, or “core philosophies”, … More My Core Philosophies