Maintenance Calories

What are Maintenance Calories? What is the big deal with understanding your maintenance calories?  You’ll see many articles on weight loss/gain or social media posts that say things like “500 calorie deficit from maintenance” or “start by eating 20-25% below your maintenance calories” but what does it all mean?  I’ll preface this blog by saying … Continue reading Maintenance Calories

Beginning Nutrition: Energy Balance, Calories & Portion Control!

So you’ve consciously made the decision to take action in regards to your health and nutrition in particular.  Maybe you have discovered “Your Why” as mentioned in an earlier blog post.  So now what?  There are a ton of concepts within nutrition that are either overlooked because they seem “simple enough” or come along with … Continue reading Beginning Nutrition: Energy Balance, Calories & Portion Control!