Know Your Cooking Oils

There are so many oils out there.  Some are healthier than others, and some lose their health benefits when heated beyond a certain point.  Some of these oils are quite expensive, so we want to make sure we use them correctly and get the most benefit to our health.  Now you can use this guide,…

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2 Cooking Methods To Minimize

There are two ways we commonly prepare food that cause the formation of cancer causing chemicals on our food.  There are also some very simple ways to detox your body quickly. The two most toxic ways to prepare food are: Grilling or barbecuing Frying According to the National Cancer Institute at the National Institutes of…

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Houston Medical Fitness Nutrition Coaching and Meal Planning

Nutrition Labels Deciphered

There is some common terminology you will see on product labels in the grocery store but may not necessarily understand.  Here is a little guide to help you on your next grocery trip. Terms: NATURAL – This is a meaningless term that has no FDA guidelines for its use.  Therefore, anyone can put the word…

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Do Decaf The Right Way

Switching to decaf coffee is supposed to be a healthier move, right?  Well, not necessarily, as I found out when I made the switch myself over a year ago. There are different methods out there to remove caffeine from coffee.  Some are safe and some are not. The most popular method is chemically removing the…

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Measuring Fitness Progress

Once you’ve realized the futility of using body weight on a scale to measure progress in an exercise or nutrition program, you may be left feeling at a loss as to how to accurately measure progress.  Or, if your goal is not weight loss or you’ve already reached your body composition goals, you may face…

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Subconscious Blocks To Weight Loss

You may be sabotaging your own weight loss and fitness efforts without realizing it. Negative thoughts can keep you from reaching any goal. Here are 10 common negative thoughts and excuses: 1. “I won’t be able to maintain my weight loss, or all I have to do to get there…” 2. ”I can’t picture being…

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