The Fit Over 40 Health & Nutrition Blog for Women

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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Why Women should Eat Carbs for Optimal Health

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 Basics of Plant Based Eating

nutrition Feb 07, 2020

One of the most prevalent trends I see today as women's nutrition coach, is the shift to eating a plant based diet.

I see a greater focus on eating more whole foods (which is optimal) and awareness that processed foods are contributing to the obesity epidemic. However, that being said, I still get a lot of questions about adopting a plant free eating style and I encounter many myths which...

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The Real Reasons Why you Can't Lose Weight

As we make the shift into the new year, the diet industry is out in full force. Everywhere you look, there are ads and videos on how to lose weight quickly or on some 'magic' pill or plan that is going to make all the difference for you.

I'm just going to call all that hype what it is: bullshit.

That doesn't stop many of us from wanting to believe the hype. Of hoping that THIS TIME it will be...

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