Just as controversial as sugar, artificial sweeteners or sugar substitutes are the subject of this episode. We cover the types of sugar substitutes, where they are found and their background, plus studies behind the controversies. Love them or hate them, artificial sweeteners are likely finding their way into your diet!
It is a controversial topic; some love it and some loathe it! We are talking about sugar. In this episode, we break down various sugars used in cooking, our top choices and tips for taking in less of the sweet stuff. Plus, #CSS returns!
We all hear the term "meal prep" so much that you would think it was just a flashy buzz word. However, meal prep and batch cooking (two terms meaning essentially the same thing- preparing your meals in advance) are surefire ways to ensure success of your nutrition program. In this episode we tackle how to prep like a pro and the time, money and stress meal prep can save. Plus, a surprise guest visits the studio!
Bite Sized Fitness founder, doctor of pharmacy, and 1st Phorm sponsored athlete Alyse Scaffidi gives her top tips for staying fit, healthy and happy with a busy career on the road. Plus, setting and knocking out non-scale victories!
Bonus Q&A Episode! In this episode we cover getting back on track after holidays, supporting a spouse with a weight loss goal, our nutrition story, and more.
Jenna Fail, who helped over 1,500 people get in shape in 2016 alone, joins us in the studio! Jenna, a busy diet and training coach, has been through many stages of fitness and finds ways to motivate others and makes getting healthy a joy. Plus, hear about the fad diets that we have unfortunately tried in our past!
Protein, carbs and fat aka the macros. We hear about them, but what role do they play in our diet? Brian Teach, aka Brian the Brain, breaks it down for us, plus tips for muscle building, fat loss and supplements from the Brain himself.
Our bodies run on the foods we eat. Are you putting in good fuel or treating your body like a garbage can? In this episode, we cover the short term and long term effects of the foods you eat on your mood and body. Plus, juice detoxes- worth it or waste of time?
Stop repeating past mistakes and plan differently! It starts with reframing. "I'll never get there" versus "1 week at a time!" "I have bad genes" versus "make my genes my bitch!" Plus 7 science based methods to get out of your own head and start making progress. If you are planning a health resolution for 2017, this is episode is a must! 2017 is here and ready, are you?
Life costs money! Some will argue that a healthy life costs more. Have you taken a look at where you are spending your money (and time) and how you can invest in your health? Good health is one thing you can't buy and once it's gone, it's always missed. Listen in for tips on where to skimp and when to spend when it comes to your health. It doesn't have to cost more but it's guaranteed to be worth it!
To carb or not to carb, that is the question on the table in this episode. Listen to hear 5 carb misconceptions, plus our favorite game, #CSS, returns!
Q&A episode! In this episode we answer questions about going gluten-free, choosing a milk or milk substitute and cheat/treat meals- are they killing your progress?
It’s the most wonderful time of the year to stick to your health goals! Get a head start this buffet/cookie/candy laden, blissful holiday season with this episode. We’ll discuss preparation tips for holiday gatherings, traveling healthy, supplementation to keep you feeling your best and more. Make this holiday season work for you and not against your health and fitness goals.
The scale is a dirty little liar! If you find yourself hanging all of your healthy living hopes and dreams on what the scale says each morning, this episode is for you. We’ll cover ways to refocus your mind on measures of success that matter and those medical conditions where the number is important. Plus, bragging rights for our latest #CSS winners!
Ditch your ideas of Crockpots and using them just for a Sunday roast. We have said it many times on here- Crockpots are your BEST friend! They have evolved so much over time and now are sleek, more stylish and even adaptable to your wifi so you can start dinner from your cell phone when you’re at work. Take stress out of cooking with your new BFF- the Crockpot aka the slow cooker. Listen in to learn more and here our ode to Delicious Dish.
Picture your kitchen as it is right now. What's sitting on the counter? What's the first thing you see when you open the cabinet? Your environment can set you up for success when it comes to healthy eating. In this episode, Emily and Mindy walk you through home and office environment pitfalls and how to set up your environment for success. Plus someone gets a shout out for winning our guessing game!
John Gorman, diet coach, co-host of TNT Podcast, published author and 1st Phorm Elite Trainer, joins Emily and Mindy to talk about macronutrients, the best diet and exercises for your goals and his top 3 supplements...including one that comes in a can! This episode will give you a taste of how to eat a flexible diet. Check out Gorman's latest book, "The Flexible Fat Loss Solution."
Sweat. Some love it. Some hate it. No matter your stance on getting a good sweat on, it's healthy and beneficial in so many ways! Emily and Mindy tackle this topic, plus why sitting is the new smoking and play everyone's favorite food ingredients guessing game, where the winner gets a shout out and major bragging rights!
Enriched wheat flour, sugar, partially hydrogenated oil, BHT, red dye 40. Sound appetizing? Probably not, but these are common ingredients in many grocery items. In this episode, Emily and Mindy dish on what to really pay attention to on food labels and what not to fall for in the endless aisles of groceries with tricky health claims.
Karen of Cake? Yes, Please joins us to talk about Fit and Fat Shaming- what it is, how to deal with it and her top tips for achieving YOUR healthy lifestyle. As a coach, Karen challenges her ladies to learn about themselves and how food works. As her blog says, "She will make you laugh, cry, examine all the things people hate about themselves and then she will challenge you to change it." Karen is an inspiration to MANY! Listen in to hear her story and take the challenge to create your picture of health.
Chicken and vegetables. Boring! Grilled chicken with tomato basil sauce over buttery spaghetti squash. Delish! In this episode, Emily shares ways to make foods that are good for your health and taste amazing. No sacrifice or longing for sweets either. Listen in to learn how to add flavor to your healthy living goals and see if you can guess the food product based on the ingredients. Major bragging rights to the winner!
Emily and I hear it often. The desire to want to reach a health goal with a lot of details as to why it's not happening. In this episode of Food in Session, we address the most common phrases that follow "my biggest problem is" like "I don't have time" and get down to the real issues. Listen to learn how others have overcome these "problems", tips for managing your time and enjoy the side-giggles (we can't help it!).
Welcome to Food in Session! We created Food in Session to help you build a nutrition knowledge base and allow you to decide the best path for your health needs. Large family, small family, single guy or gal?? We’ve got you covered. In this intro episode, you'll learn a little about us and about some upcoming episode topics like Label vs Ingredients; Goals with Flavor; and Fit, Fat and the Shame of it all. Thank you for listening and we look forward to bringing you the real-life nutrition info that's user-friendly!