How to Calculate Your Macros: Macro Breakdown

  How to Calculate Your Macro Breakdown Manually This is part two of how to calculate your macros manually: macro breakdown.  In part 1, I gave you some formulas to help you figure out your BMR or basal metabolic rate based on your gender, height, weight, and activity level.  These calculations gave us our daily total Read More

How to Calculate Your Macros: Daily Calorie Intake

Hey everybody! It’s about time I get back to writing!  To continue our conversation about macros and flexible dieting, I am going to show you the basics of calculating your macros manually.  The first step is determining your daily calorie intake. Figuring Out Your Daily Calorie Intake First you need to figure out your Basal Metabolic Rate Read More

6 Tricks to Losing Weight While Breastfeeding

You’ve probably heard that breastfeeding is one of the easiest ways to lose pregnancy pounds.  By breastfeeding the weight will melt right off you, they say.  I’ve read claims that breastfeeding burns up to an extra 850 calories a day! Unfortunately, these claims aren’t exactly the truth.  Breastfeeding does burn extra calories but realistically that Read More

Double Chocolate Maca Balls: Eat This Superfood to Boost Fertility and Balance Hormones

Maca Maca is potent superfood that has been used by indigenous Indian populations in Peru as a vital ingredient to health for thousands of years.  Maca root’s use may go back as far as 3800 B.C. when native Peruvian Indians ate Maca root for both its nutritional and medicinal properties.  Centuries later in about 1600 Read More