July 31, 2017

How to Hit Your Macros with High Protein Snacks            

Here at DTFN, we’ve found that a big boost to a client’s day is including a delicious snack or two that keeps satiety high & compliance on point. Many notice that they are feeling MUCH fuller post snack & there is an important reason for that. Too many on-the-go options are carb-heavy & often protein devoid. That doesn’t give you much in the way of satiety & throws you into a blood sugar roller coaster no one needs mid-day. Including protein rich foods into your snacks is going to be key no matter what your goal. For Athletes: protein aides in repairing muscle tissue damage in order to recover & perform at your fittest. For Fat Loss: it helps hold […]
July 27, 2017

Best “Shitty” Choice – Dairy Queen

After a bit of a hiatus, we’re back with the next edition of “Best ‘Shitty’ Choice.” This time, we head to Dairy Queen to share our top picks for ice cream!
July 26, 2017

Carb Timing

Carbohydrates are an amazing fuel source for our muscles to contract and do their work. Especially for those of us who train hard and need to recover between sessions, carbohydrate timing can be used to help us maximize our food to reach performance and aesthetic goals. As a general rule of thumb, it’s best not to eat immediately before a workout because, while your muscles are trying to contract and work, your stomach would also be trying to digest the food. These competing demands are a challenge for optimal performance. And, also, eating too close to a workout may cause some GI stress while you are working out.  Ideally, you should fuel your body about 1 to 3 hours pre-workout, […]
July 24, 2017

Sweet Potato Hash with Sunny Side Up Egg

Ah, breakfast, one of my favorite and most important meals of the day.  Many people decide to skip breakfast when trying to lose weight, which can be detrimental to weight loss by slowing down your metabolism.  Stay fuller longer by adding protein and fat to your daily routine.  Here is a great recipe that supplies the perfect amount of calories and macronutrients, along with vitamin C, vitamin A and biotin, which are all skin-enhancing nutrients. Healthy tip: Recent research found that the dietary cholesterol in eggs does not increase the body’s cholesterol.  One egg a day for individuals with high cholesterol is safe and can be an exceptional source of micronutrients. Remember: Try to buy organic eggs! What you need: 2 […]
July 19, 2017

Tips to Eat Intuitively On A Meal Plan

So, you decided to go for it and sign up for a meal plan or macro coaching. You are super excited to start your new plan, and your first meal prep went well. As you begin your plan, you realize your appetite is very different than you initially told your coach. Maybe she gave you more protein and breakfast than you usually eat and now you find that you aren’t hungry for that morning snack that you are usually STARVING for! You should eat it though, right? You are on a meal plan, and you MUST follow it, right?  NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO As a DTFN Coach and Registered Dietitian, It’s a huge priority for me to coach my clients to honor their […]
July 14, 2017

Our First Podcast (Fit Bottomed Girls)

We recently had the opportunity to chat with the awesome ladies of Fit Bottomed Girls on their podcast. We had such a great time, we just had to share! Highlights from the episode: How we came up with the idea for Designed to Fit Nutrition The top challenges our clients face and how we advise to overcome them The importance of macros in your diet and how it helps deliver proper nutrition Expert advice on how to meal prep with ease How to coach people to make healthy living a lifestyle Our favorite go-to recipes Working with people with dietary restrictions Workouts we are digging right now Check out the link below to access the episode! Podcast Ep 39: Tina Haupert and Kerrie Gotell of Designed […]
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