Nutrition and Weight Management
Carbohydrate, fat, protein, vitamins, minerals, water and fibre make us the seven key nutrients that keep us energised and hydrated throughout the day. The big challenge for some of us however is knowing how much of each nutrient we should be eating every day and what we actually eat.
The big three nutrients
Carbohydrate or carbs for short, fat and protein are the three main nutrients where we get most of our energy from. Getting that balance is absolutely crucial. Working alongside a tailored fitness plan, Fitness Challenge offers advice on great tasting food that does not cost the earth and tips on how to store and cook our food.
Food diaries and weight loss
Fitness Challenge provides food diary advice to those clients looking to lose weight and explains why having a glass of wine or even a pizza is a way of life and not a crime.
If we can't over indulge every-so-often, then what's the point I say. I still eat pizza because I love it and drink beer too, because I love beer. However, cutting down on these types of food is very important too if weight-loss is going to happen over the longer-term. We have to consider our general health and ensure we are doing everything to prevent the onset of heart disease, diabetes or having a stroke.
From calorie intake to calorie expenditure, Fitness Challenge explains what a calorie is, how many calories there are in the nutrients we eat and works out how many calories we are eating and need to be eating.
By making changes to what we eat, our portion sizes and when we eat, weight loss happens. It's a fact. We can feel amazing but need to make gradual changes to our food lifestyle and to never give up. Let the mental battle commence.