Month: April 2016

The Holy Trinity: Protein, Carbs & Fat

Healthy eating. We all aim to do this by following what we perceive to be the “latest” healthy way to eat. Looking at past fad diets, the newest research and “musts” in nutrition can be overwhelming to say the least. If you are anything like me, taking the time to dissect every new health trend on a regular basis is not realistic. This is why I aim to take those “latest trends” with a grain of salt but stick to what I know and what has worked for me. This brings me to the “holy trinity”. I promised to keep things simple and understandable. Simply put, the importance of P R O T E I N . C A R B S . and F A T is major. I like to refer to these 3 as the “holy trinity”. If your diet consists of these three things you are going to ensure that your blood sugar is stable (uber important) and you are giving your body adequate nutrients that will help propel you through …

My Simply Fit Life

In the past, I would often drive myself crazy looking for the ultimate solution to all things “healthy”. What is the newest protein source? What is the most efficient workout plan? Am I drinking too much or too little water? It can be daunting, the amount of information we come across on a daily basis promising the “next big thing” in the health and wellness industry. I would scour many sites in the hopes that I wouldn’t miss the holy grail of health and wellness. Only when I stopped focusing on what was trending and did what worked for me, did I start to see results and a difference in my overall health. I found that by educating myself with what others believe to be the healthiest or next big craze, I was able to adapt it to meet my needs and make it work for me rather than against me. We are inundated with trending topics telling us what we should and shouldn’t be doing, often times conflicting with each other. I was searching for one place to …