Are you burning the midnight oil, working around the clock and not taking proper nutritional breaks? Do you work odd shifts? Maybe you work nights for a few weeks, then switch to afternoons and sometimes days. Do you know the toll these crazy hours are having on your body? It’s not always possible to find a new job so here Penny has put together a few nutritional tips to help keep you as healthy as possible while working long hours and tough shifts.Read More
How Many Carbs Do I Need to Eat?
I get asked the question “How many carbs do I need?” on an almost daily basis. Our culture seems almost obsessed with carbohydrates these days and for good reason. Most of the convenience foods that we rely on when we’re busy and when we need a pick-me-up are made of mostly carbs.Read More
Eat Your Nutrients Before Your Calories!
I know we don’t like to talk about calories, or count calories or think about calories. We’re all just ‘intuitively” supposed to eat and “know” when we are full and when our body has had enough. Then how come so many of my clients are ALWAYS hungry?Read More
Fiber - A BIG bad F-word!
When I say fiber, do you think of cardboard or tree bark? I know when I have brought it up with clients I often get the stink-eye from them like I am going to ask them to eat saw dust! Some refer to it as their roughage, my grandma calls it getting her greens, but we all need it to get ourselves moving, stay at an optimal weight and feel our best. The big question is “Are you getting enough?”.Read More
What is Intermittent Fasting?
Intermittent fasting is not a diet. It doesn’t cut calories or starve you. It changes “when” you eat not “what” you eat. It’s about cycling between periods of eating and periods of not eating. We all fast overnight while we sleep. That is how the name breakfast came about. It means break-the-fast.Read More
Yes, we know they are a super food. Yes, we know they are healthy for us, but why all the hype? If you get out of the house at all lately, if you watch the news, visit a restaurant, or scroll social media, you have...Read More