PFC Balanced Meals and Snacks

PFC Balanced Meals and Snacks

Here are some small meal/snack ideas to get you through your day. Eat every 3-4 hours to help aid in blood sugar stability and ward off those cravings and dips in energy! The key to consistent energy levels, good moods, mental clarity, supported metabolism, decreased sugar cravings and avoiding getting “hangry” is blood sugar regulation. [...]

Should I Have a Bedtime Snack?

Should I Have a Bedtime Snack?

People often believe the myth that they will gain weight or not be able to lose weight if they have a bedtime snack. "Don't eat after ___ or you will just store it!" Well, I'm here to tell you that a bedtime snack can help you with your weight goals. What matters more is the [...]

Why am I always Hungry? (Blood Sugar Rollercoaster)

Why am I always Hungry? (Blood Sugar Rollercoaster)

Have any of you ever felt starving after eating what seemed like a satisfying-enough meal? I definitely have. This is a dopamine-driven appetite. This is caused by too much insulin in our bodies. What is insulin? It’s a hormone that our body releases when we eat carbohydrates. Insulin unlocks cells to use carbohydrates as energy. [...]

Should You Go Paleo?

Should You Go Paleo?

What is a paleo diet? I bet you've heard somebody, somewhere mention the "paleo" diet. This diet is based on the types of foods presumed to have been eaten by early humans, consisting chiefly of meat, fish, vegetables, and fruit, and excluding dairy or grain products and processed food. Why would it be bad for [...]

How to Fuel your Sport!

How to Fuel your Sport!

Sports Nutrition 101 Fuel Sources Intro When you consume a meal or a snack, the food you eat is digested in the body and nutrients are absorbed. This provides the body with energy to perform its necessary functions as food is transformed into calories. To maximize athletic performances, it is critical that you consume enough [...]