Raise your hand if you love bananas 🍌!!! They are a great source of many nutrients! Particularly potassium, magnesium, and B6. But really, I eat them because they’re so delicious, convenient, and cheap. I can eat them almost every single day. 🤔 Have you ever wondered what happens as they change in color? If so, let me tell ya! Green—> Yellow—> Brown 💚 Resistant starch content decreases 💚 Tastes sweeter- resistant starch turns into sugar 💛 Digests easier and quicker (caus
🧐 Kind of “off-topic” for me, but this has been on my mind since I started working from home (and spending a lot of time sitting throughout the day). 📋 We all know that sitting for long periods of time isn’t great for us. Unfortunately, it has now been linked to several diseases, including obesity, back pain, hypertension and depression. 🚴🏽♀️ Luckily, there are easily actionable ways to move more throughout the day. Here are some of them (and none of them mean heading to
Life looks a bit different right now (or a lot different) and I want to share that it’s OK if you resonate with any of these food/body/movement challenges. It’s OK that you may not be able to move your body the way you want to right now, it’s OK to stress eat, boredom eat, comfort eat, snack all day, and have challenges with your body image… It’s OK, it’s OK, it’s OK! Judgment, shame, and guilt around it won’t help anyway. Give yourself compassion I know this is a normal huma
Behind every transformation is a staircase of struggles, sacrifices, mistakes, slip ups, and hard lessons learned. It’s inspiring! But, not because of the results…what’s inspiring is everything it took to get there! If you’re struggling right now, realize that your struggle is 100% normal. It means there’s an opportunity to get better! Embrace it! Learn from it! Grow from it!