Fit & Fabulous: A Nutrition and Weightloss Blog for Women

4 Tips for Stress-Free Holidays

Well it's the end of November and the holidays are around the corner. For most of us, this is one of the busiest times of year. This year, while the pandemic may impact the scope of our activities, it won't take away how busy it is for most of us are or the fact that there is a lot of stress (and even more so this year) associated with this time of year.

That is why, it's important to take...

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Redefining What Healthy Women Look Like

body positive Oct 02, 2020

In an age where we as a society have progressed so far, we still hold antiquated ideas of what an ideal woman should look like. She should be preferably slim with a flat belly and generous breasts. 

This outdated - and unrealistic - ideal fuels the multi-billion dollar diet industry and pushes women to chase a 'perfect' body and starve themselves on diets to achieve this ideal. The race...

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The Four Pillars of Sustainable Weightloss

What is Sustainable Weight Loss?

Sustainable weight loss is the ability to lose weight and maintain that weight loss long term. For many women, this is a goal they chase by going on an endless roller coaster of diets. While this approach does result in helping people lose weight in the short term, it isn't effective in helping them develop the long term strategies and overall lifestyle needed...

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Simple Steps to Boost your Metabolism

What is your Metabolism?

It's interesting. The word "metabolism" is thrown around a lot these days in the weight loss world. For women especially, we stress over our metabolism. When the scale doesn't move, we naturally start to blame our metabolism. So what is our metabolism exactly? How does it work?

Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical...

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Five Simple Ways to Boost your Immune System

health wellness Jul 03, 2020

A healthy immune system is so important right now, especially in the midst of our typical cold & flu season and our not-so-typical coronavirus pandemic. A healthy immune system is like having a superhero in your back pocket: it gives you the strength to be able to fight off viruses and illnesses at best and at worst, mitigate their impact on you so you don't get as sick as you might have...

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Five Strategies to Breakthrough Weightloss Plateaus

weight loss Jun 05, 2020

When it comes to weightloss, one of the most prevelant questions I hear most often is all about plateaus. Plateaus can challenge even the most dedicated woman and cause a cascade of emotions (and reactions) when we aren't seeing the results we want on the scale.

For most of us, the response to a plateau is to panic. We automatically assume we are doing something wrong so we get hyper critical...

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The Best Online Workout Resources

fitness May 29, 2020

Ever since countries across the world issued lockdown orders to help flatten the curve and mitigate the impact of the coronavirus, people have been stuck at home looking for new workout resources.

For some of us, who already have a sweet home gym, this didn't necessarily bother us. But for the rest of us, it's an issue. Not everyone has a dedicated workout space or even knows what you need...

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Why Women should Eat Carbs for Optimal Health

nutrition weight loss May 08, 2020

One if the biggest misconceptions women have about weight loss is that they need to cut carbs from their diet. They believe that carbs are bad for them, that carbs make them fat.  Just another reason not to trust the food we eat and opt for a crazy fad diet. Stop. The. Madness.

As a nutrition coach I advocate that my clients definitely eat carbs. As a mom and a woman who lives a...

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The Reason why Fad Diets Don't Work

dieting Apr 03, 2020

My diet starts Monday.

Sound familiar? Well it was my mantra for many years as I yo-yo’d through a ton of fad diets. I swapped meals for shakes, I counted points, I obsessed over calories, I measured, I ate meals that left me hungry & unsatisfied and I hated every minute. I started and re-started, always looking for that ‘perfect’ diet and always hopeful that someday I...

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How to Set Up a Workout Space at Home

fitness Mar 06, 2020

Working out at home is important for many people who want to incorporate fitness into their lives without getting a gym membership. Especially during the pandemic that has closed gyms and fitness studios. That's why I felt it was important to share some home gym essentials so you can easily set up and define your home gym area. Getting fit doesn't have to happen in a gym. You absolutely can get...

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