Unveiling Misconceptions: Losing Weight, Protein Shakes/Bars, & “Healthy” Salads

The formula to lose weight is simple – consume less and burn more than you’re taking in. The problem is, we are impatient and get discouraged easily because we don’t see progress right away and give up. We make a few minor changes and expect to see drastic changes quickly. Sorry, that’s not how it works.

I commonly hear from friends and strangers, or from overheard conversations around campus that, “I’m eating healthy and working out, but I’m not loosing any weight – and I’ve been drinking protein!” Read More

Naivety With Food: I Was Dumb

When I first started lifting, my boyfriend would often tell me that the things I was eating were not really healthy, and I would get super mad about it. I would get mad at him (even though he had my best interest in mind) and mad at knowing deep down inside, that I probably should cut out the bad things I frequently ate, in order to see more results. Read More