Research done on heart disease and saturated fat has not included sources high in MCT like coconut oil. Whether or not saturated fats containing mostly MCTs are detrimental to health is controversial. There is not enough research to villainize these oils specifically or to make them a “health food” as coconut oil has been made out to be in health and nutrition media.
What really gets me are the foods that nutri-wash. These are foods made to meet criteria for putting claims like high-protein, less- sugar, or plant-based on their package but a look at the ingredient list reveals junk like artificial flavors, colors, preservatives, or sweeteners.
Alcohol and athletic performance don’t always play well together. Alcohol can slow recovery post workout and may make you feel groggy and bloated. If you are partaking in a mid-day workout while also working from home, you want to come back focused and clear headed, something that alcohol can also distract from.
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Whether coaching a food company on innovating a new food or drink or coaching athletes developing a personalized nutrition plan, it all begins with purpose.
I had big plans for posting Boston Marathon fueling strategies to share with you. Times however change fast and while my pivot feels slow and overwhelming, here we go: Home School Nutrition Lesson of the Day: Allergies vs Intolerances
When we left the hospital the instruction was “do not let him catch a cold or be around anyone with a cough, cold sore, or runny nose for two years. If someone tells you it is just allergies, don’t believe them”.
Holiday Eating Survival: Worried about holiday overeating? Dreading the physical exhaustion and food remorse that seems to flow from party to party? STOP THIS INSANITY!
Personally I never travel with anything less than three organic apples, a bag of almonds, an energy bar, and my refillable water bottle!