As our country slowly (and hopefully not prematurely) opens, this ZooFit tip may seem a little late to the party. Eating Green during the Apocalypse? Wasn’t that, like, last month? Restaurants are preparing to invite guests back, but there are many people who still find themselves eating at home. They have been thrust in a quest they never thought they would embark on. Cooking. At home.
The Amazon is burning. It’s devastating, heartbreaking. and infuriating. Read More “3 Simple Ways Eating Healthy Can Help Save the Amazon Rainforest”
A great way to bridge our efforts with conservation to the success of achieving fitness is eliminating plastic from our diet. No, not like EATING plastic, but the consumer choices we make which involve plastic. Read More “Plastic-Free July Eco-Challenge, Day 28- Meal Prep Like a Conservation Boss, Part 2”
One of my favorite points of conservation fitness is teaching people to meal prep. It has a powerful impact on our health and nutrition, and the environment. Read More “Plastic-Free July Eco-Challenge, Day 27- Meal Prep Like a Conservation Boss, Part 1”
Ask a health coach their number one recommendation for eating healthier, and they would say eliminate processed foods. Press further and they would say eat foods available in their natural form. Cutting out foods made in a factory and not by our own hands is healthier for us, and it’s better for the environment.
I knew when I started this practice session of Conservation Fitness that it would be hard to stay on the meal plan at the end of October. I did it last year, when I tried the Whole30. Believe it or not, it’s not Halloween which is hard to resist tempting food. It’s what comes AFTER Halloween for me that makes it hard to resist. Read More “Conservation Fitness Program, Day 10- Healthy Halloween”
To me, the most difficult part of the keto diet is the choosing healthy foods and creating healthy meals. It’s almost impossible without planning and preparation, at least at first. This is why I felt it’s perfect to pair keto with the second principle of Eating Green- meal prepping and meal planning. Read More “Conservation Fitness Guide, Day 9- Meal Prepping Saves the World”
Moving right along with my trial program, today was my first day of the Keto diet. Keto refers to the state of ketosis your body enters where instead of burning carbs for energy, you burn fat. You accomplish this by producing ketones in the liver to be used for energy. Lowering the amount of carbs you intake reduces the glucose and insulin and means fat is used instead of being stored in the body. Read More “Conservation Fitness Program, Week 2- Keto Diet/Meal Prep”
I get it. Making every. single. meal from scratch is impossible. With full time jobs, parenting, and all our extra-curricular activities, it’s not easy to make every meal a homemade masterpiece. Read More “Principles of Eating Green: Keep it Simple, Sweetheart”
I think I may have read myself out on books about eating healthy. There are seven trillion books about diet, nutrition, and eating lifestyles. I feel I may have read them all. Read More “12 Principles of Eating Green”