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

What Is a Balanced Diet?

A well balanced diet is when you eat according to your macronutrients, or macros. Everyone is different- in weight, metabolism, goals (to loose weight or gain muscle), and thus requires a different intake of calories, protein, carbs, fat, etc. Read More