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Nutrition Tips ARCHIVE

  • What Works For You: Awareness of Eating

    By Geoff Robison | In Nutrition Tips | on July 17, 2018

    Learning What Works For You   Just like our focus here at Custom Kinetics, finding a proper macronutrient balance is a personal thing. It begins with your goal – and I’m talking your body composition goal. Do you want to gain muscle mass, lose fat, maintain what you’ve already got, both, neither? Once you have […]

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  • Back to the Basics   Remember the Food Guide Pyramid? That cute infographic from the early 90’s showing us how we should be eating? It changed again in the mid 2000’s, taking on a new name, MyPyramid Food Guidance System. This version took into account physical activity, and skewing the design from a horizontal layout […]

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  • Why Mindfulness Matters- Losing Weight

    By Geoff Robison | In Nutrition Tips | on June 19, 2018

    Can Mindfulness Help me Lose Weight? Mindfulness. This word seems to be floating around a lot in the health field nowadays. Meditation and yoga teachers preach it all the time, but you may have noticed that it’s been seeping its way into other aspects of wellness as well. So, what does that mean for you? […]

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  • Does Eating Low Fat Cause More Body Fat?

    By Geoff Robison | In Nutrition Tips | on June 5, 2018

    The Importance of Eating Fat – Part II Does Eating Low Fat = More Body Fat? As fad diets have come and gone, their myths have stuck around. In particular, the nutritional belief that fat in food can equivalate to fat on your body. Yes, it is true that the overconsumption of anything can lead […]

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  • How do I know which diet to choose?

    By Aubrey Babcock | In Nutrition Tips | on May 22, 2018

    How do I know which diet to choose? South Beach. Vegan. Atkins. Ideal Protein. Keto. Paleo. Whole30. Plant Based. Vegetarian. Blood Type. Raw. Fasting. Juice Cleanses. The list goes on!! And yet, there’s still no definitive answer out there that can tell you which one is best. Want to know why that is? Because every […]

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  • The Importance of Eating Fat – Part I

    By Aubrey Babcock | In Nutrition Tips | on May 1, 2018

    The Importance of Eating Fat – Part I As with many things in the food and nutrition realm, the all-or-nothing approach towards major food groups does not skip over dietary fats. There are high-fat [ketogenic] diets and low-fat diets, sometimes recommended by professionals – other times chosen based off of internet research or magazine headlines. […]

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  • Should I be afraid of carbs?

    By Aubrey Babcock | In Nutrition Tips | on April 25, 2018

    Should I be afraid of carbs? Carbs. For so many of us, they have a really bad rap, don’t they? What have carbs ever really done to us, except give us energy? There’s “good carbs,” “bad carbs,” – high carb – low carb – no carb – Atkins – Keto – is your head spinning […]

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  • Hungry in a Hurry!

    By Aubrey Babcock | In Nutrition Tips | on March 19, 2018

    Hungry and in a Hurry? Eating on the go. It can be one of the biggest hurdles you face when you’re not home. Whether it be an emergency stop at the closest 7-Eleven on the way home because you worked straight through the day, or at the airport on your way to your family vacation, […]

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  • If I drink more water, will I lose weight?

    By Geoff Robison | In Nutrition Tips | on February 23, 2018

    Ever wonder “If I drink more water, will I lose weight?”   Is there something sabotaging your weight loss? Have you been eating more vegetables and protein, but you can’t seem to get over this hump? Have you ever thought to yourself, “if I drink more water will I lose weight?” If you haven’t directed […]

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  • How To Follow Through with Your Resolution

    By Aubrey Babcock | In Nutrition Tips | on January 30, 2018

    So, we’re one full month into the new year. How many of you are going strong with those resolutions? Let me ask a follow-up question, how many of you decided that perhaps you were going to start off 2018 by saying no to ‘the sugar?’ Maybe you participated in ‘Dry January,’ giving both your liver […]

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