Finding Balance

Sometimes the world of nutrition and health can be a little...confusing. Too many calories, too little...not enough of one thing and too much of another. How do you keep things straight? Listening to your body is KEY when making any changes to your lifestyle or health. Your body is providing you with the capacity to do work! You want to ensure that you are taking care if it the way it takes care of you every day.

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Danielle Gray
Healthy Snack Options On The Go

We all can find ourselves out and about and suddenly - we’ve missed lunch or are running low on energy. What’s the first thing we grab? Whatever is most convenient! (Well, maybe this is the most reasonable option, but we want to change the most convenient to the healthiest choice!).

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Danielle Gray
What Are Micro & Macronutrients?

You might be thinking after all of this time tracking and being aware of what you are putting in to your body as fuel, what exactly is a micronutrient and how much do I need of certain vitamins and minerals? Or maybe you have come across the thought of macronutrients and specific ratios in tracking and reaching your goals in terms of protein or other components of your meal plan. This blog will review the basics of what macro and micronutrients are and how they function in the body as well as the benefit they provide us in terms of long term health. You will receive further information on this topic in the VIP group - but for now, let's break down the basics.

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Danielle Gray
Healthy Substitutes for Traditional Holiday Meals

The tradition. The memories. The FOOD! The Holidays are filled with wonderful opportunities to gather and be around friends and family, but the Holidays can also be full of tempting foods that only come around once a year. But this year is different, you have set goals in mind and you are not afraid to show it! Right?..Right!

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Danielle Gray
Meal Planning: Tips, Tricks and Recipes

Finding recipes that you enjoy and that are packed full of wonderful nutrients (I’m talking about those fruits and veggies!) as well as incorporate a balance of protein, fat and carbohydrates will help support your goals in being active, having more energy and pursuing lifelong healthy lifestyle habits!

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Danielle Gray
Calorie Tracking vs. Calorie Awareness

You might be wondering by now, what is the purpose of tracking food every day? Why is this so important?

If you are finding yourself asking these questions, then let’s dive deeper in to the reasoning behind tracking and why becoming more aware of what you are eating plays such a large role in long term nutrition and health.

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Danielle Gray
Why Accountability Is Key

If you have struggled in the past with accountability, or “staying on track,” this is for you. We make decisions all day, every day - but it’s what we choose that puts us ahead or can set us back in terms of reaching our goals. So why is this analogy so simple, but actually making good choices so difficult? That’s where the TLAG team comes in. This group is not only to show your progress and post your success, but also show your support of other members working towards their own personal goals.

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Danielle Gray
Holiday Nutrition Tips

The holidays can be wonderful - full of family, festivities and enjoying time together with those you love, but the holidays can also present with challenges surrounding food, emotions and stress. Navigating the holidays can be tough when it comes to making healthy choices, but having a plan of action before leading in to the holidays can be an excellent way to ensure that you stay on track with your personal health related goals.

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Danielle Gray