FUEL | Nutrition Counseling

  • Understanding Nightshade Vegetables: Benefits, Concerns, and Examples

    Nightshade vegetables are a group of plants that belong to the Solanaceae family. Some common nightshade vegetables include tomatoes, potatoes, egg...
  • Testimonial: "Empowered and Confident: My Journey to Health and Fitness with Donna"

    Ms. T’s Fitness Journey  "I've always struggled with my weight and maintaining a consistent exercise routine. I would start a ...
  • Fuel for Peak Performance | What is Performance Based Nutrition

    By adopting a performance-based nutrition plan, individuals can improve their athletic performance by increasing energy levels, enhancing endurance, reducing muscle fatigue, and improving recovery time. They can also achieve their desired body composition, whether it's building muscle, losing fat, or maintaining a healthy weight.

  • Unsatisfying Sweet Tooth

    A "sweet tooth" is a colloquial expression that describes a strong craving or preference for sweet foods. People who have a sweet tooth tend to enj...
  • Performance & Recovery Nutrition

    Fueling for exercise: Nutrition counseling can provide guidance on how to properly fuel the body before exercise. This may involve eating foods that are high in carbohydrates, such as pasta or rice, which can help provide the energy needed to perform well.
  • Fuel for the Body

    The type and intensity of the workout will affect how you should fuel before and after exercise. For example, if you are doing a high-intensity workout like sprinting or weightlifting, your body will require more energy in the form of carbohydrates to fuel your muscles. On the other hand, if you are doing a low-intensity workout like yoga or walking, your body may require less energy.

  • Healthy Fat to Muscle Ratio

    Avoid Excess Calories: Consuming excess calories can lead to weight gain and an unhealthy fat to muscle ratio. Focus on portion control and eating a balanced diet that is appropriate for your body's needs
  • Stop Wondering..Get Your Meal Plan

    Are you tired of constantly wondering what to eat or struggling to create healthy meals that fit your lifestyle? A written meal plan may be just wh...
  • Why Use a Bioelectrical Impedance Scale

    Bioelectrical impedance scales are relatively affordable and easy to use, making them a popular choice for home use. They typically require you to stand on the scale with bare feet and hold onto hand electrodes for a few seconds while the electrical current passes through your body. The scale will then display your body composition measurements, including muscle mass, body fat percentage, and sometimes bone mass and hydration levels.
  • Sustainable Weight Loss: The Power of Nutrition and Exercise

    Losing weight involves creating a calorie deficit, which means consuming fewer calories than you burn each day. A combination of nutrition and exercise can be effective in helping you achieve a calorie deficit and lose weight. Here are some tips for losing weight with nutrition and exercise

  • Weight-Cut Time | For Athletes

    Increase Exercise: In addition to dietary changes, you may also need to increase your physical activity in order to burn more calories and achieve your target weight
  • I Don't Like Drinking Water How Can I Stay Hydrated During Training Sessions?

    Staying hydrated during physical activity is important for optimal performance and overall health. While drinking water is the best way to stay hydrated, there are other ways you can keep your body hydrated even if you don't like drinking water. Here are some tips:

    1. Eat hydrating foods: Many fruits and vegetables have high water content, such as watermelon, cucumber, and strawberries. Eating these foods can help you stay hydrated.

    2. Drink flavored water: If you don't like the taste of plain water, try adding natural flavorings such as lemon, lime, or cucumber to your water. You can also try drinking sparkling water o