Self Care Amidst Chaos: How to Eat Healthy When You're Overwhelmed [Ep. 68]
"Doing something is infinitely better than all-or-nothing." That should always be your motto during the most stressful seasons of life. Right now, moms everywhere are juggling schooling decisions, childcare issues, job and financial struggles, and so much more. On this episode, I'm teaching you how to still eat healthy despite the craziness that surrounds you.
When everything hits the fan, your food decisions are often the first thing that's impacted. But no more!! We're letting go of the high, perfect eating expectations and adopting doable eating habits that can withstand even the most chaotic season.
You'll learn how to:
If you're struggling to hold your eating habits together during this stressful season, this episode is a MUST LISTEN!
Macro Series: All About Alcohol - Should you drink or not? [Ep. 58]
To wrap up the macro series, we're taking a closer look at alcohol. You may be wondering "Is alcohol a macronutrient?" Technically, perhaps. Practically, probably not. But it's fair to say that we all need to know more about alcohol, and its physical/spiritual effects in our bodies.
On this episode, you'll learn:
We're also discussing my own recommendations about drinking for those I coach. Lastly, we want to see what the Bible says about drinking... is it bad, is it ok? What does God think?
Macro Series: All About Carbs - Here's what you need to know. [Ep. 57]
Carbs, carbs, carbs!! People are always "trying to cut carbs", but is this actually a good idea? On this episode, we're taking a closer look at carbohydrates and learning all about this amazing macronutrient. I'm teaching you:
It's time to clear up the carb debate! You're going to get concise instructions on how YOU should be consuming your carbs without obsession!
Macro Series: All About Fats - Are you eating them wrong? [Ep. 56]
FAT. This tiny word bears many negative feelings. We’re always trying to manipulate the fat in our diets to impact how fat we are. But at some point, we need to realize that fat is not evil, whether it's in the food that we eat or on our bodies. We just need a better, more educated perspective on fat.
On this episode, you'll learn all about:
After listening, you'll know how much and what types of fat you should be eating and why!
The Macro Series: All About Protein [Ep. 55]
This is the first episode in a series dedicated to learning all about MACRONUTRIENTS! Let's look at protein first, since protein should be the foundation, the star, of every single meal we eat. On this episode, you'll learn:
While I'm not a fan of tedious macro-counting, you'll see why I think it is helpful to pay attention to the grams of protein we eat.
One major struggle that many of us face daily is a "less is better" mindset about food. Learning about protein and working on eating MORE protein is the perfect place to start healing and transforming our thinking around food.
Strong Mom Series: What to Eat While You're Pregnant and Breastfeeding [Ep. 53]
Let's talk all about nutrition during pregnancy and while you're breastfeeding! To continue our Strong Mom Series, today we're doing a deep-dive into how you should be eating during this intense season of your life.
You're going to learn all about what to eat and not eat while pregnant/breastfeeding, but also how to handle:
This is your one stop shop for all your food-related questions for pregnancy and beyond!
How can you keep your immune system operating at its absolute best? First, you have to understand that it's so much more than just taking Vitamin C! A healthy immune system actually requires a four pronged approach: managing stress, sleep, exercise, and nutrition.
On this episode, join us as we look at each of these four aspects and how they affect our immune system (and have a ton of laughs along the way!). With all four, it's truly a case of "goldi-locks and the three bears": not too much, not too little, but balanced just right.
You'll also learn more specifically about vitamins and minerals, how they affect your immune system, and if you should be supplementing. I'll be giving you general suggestions for how to eat for a strong immune system, along with exercise, sleep, and stress management strategies.
Megan P. Dahlman, CSCS, PN1
I'm a trainer, a nutrition coach, and a Christian mom. And I'm changing the conversation about fitness & nutrition!