Food is Fuel

I spent years trying UNSUCCESSFULLY to lose weight on 1200-1400 calories a day.
Now at my goal weight, Iโ€™m ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ณ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ต๐˜ญ๐˜บ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ด๐˜ถ๐˜ฎ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿธ๐Ÿถ ๐˜จ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ฎ๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ณ๐˜ฃ๐˜ด ๐˜ฑ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ฅ๐˜ข๐˜บ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐Ÿท๐Ÿพ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿถ ๐˜ค๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฆ๐˜ด ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ต ๐˜ช๐˜ด ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ธ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ง ๐˜ฎ๐˜บ ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฅ๐˜ด.โฃ
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One of my favorite things to teach my clients is that often times ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ž๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž is actually the answer to their weight loss goals. โฃ
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๐‚๐š๐ซ๐›๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐›๐š๐ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ. โฃ
๐…๐š๐ญ๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐ง๐จ๐ญ ๐›๐š๐ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐ฒ๐จ๐ฎ. โฃ
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Blame diet culture for making us think we need to restrict our carbs, or stay low fat in order to lose weight, when in fact neither is usually the case. โฃ
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Sure anything in excess will cause you to gain weight, but itโ€™s not the carbs alone that are doing that, nor is it that peanut butter spoonful (๐˜ถ๐˜ฏ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด๐˜ด ๐˜ช๐˜ตโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฌ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ ๐˜ข ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ญ๐˜ช๐˜ฌ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ข ยผ ๐˜ค๐˜ถ๐˜ฑ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ฃ๐˜ถ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ข๐˜ตโ€™๐˜ด ๐˜ข ๐˜ธ๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ต๐˜ฉ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ ๐˜ค๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ท๐˜ฐ). โฃ
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๐‚๐š๐ซ๐›๐จ๐ก๐ฒ๐๐ซ๐š๐ญ๐ž๐ฌ ๐š๐ซ๐ž ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ ๐›๐จ๐๐ฒ’๐ฌ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ฌ๐ญ ๐ฉ๐ซ๐ž๐Ÿ๐ž๐ซ๐ซ๐ž๐ ๐ž๐ง๐ž๐ซ๐ ๐ฒ ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฎ๐ซ๐œ๐ž. โฃ
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They are the most efficient and preferred fuel our bodies run off of. They include fibers which are incredibly important for optimal digestion and keeping you full. Theyโ€™re also vital for keeping our brain functioning properly and healthfully. โฃ
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๐˜ž๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ต ๐˜ต๐˜ฐ ๐˜ฑ๐˜ถ๐˜ด๐˜ฉ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜บ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ณ ๐˜ธ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฌ๐˜ฐ๐˜ถ๐˜ต๐˜ด? ๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ง๐˜ข๐˜ด๐˜ต๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ? ๐˜๐˜ข๐˜ท๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฎ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜จ๐˜บ ๐˜ฐ๐˜ท๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ญ๐˜ญ? Even think more clearly? Carbs will help you do that. โฃ
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Fats are ๐ง๐ž๐œ๐ž๐ฌ๐ฌ๐š๐ซ๐ฒ for certain vitamin absorption and are a huge regulator of our hormones. โฃ
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If you donโ€™t consume enough weโ€™re risking increased cravings due to nutrient deficiency, along with hormonal fluctuations that can affect stress, metabolism, and a whole host of other problems that are going to make weight loss a lot more difficult. โฃ
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Stop demonizing food. โฃ
You need to eat to thrive. โฃ
You need to thrive to lose weight. โฃ
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Friendly reminder to eat. The answer isnโ€™t always less.
๐ˆ๐ญโ€™๐ฌ ๐ฎ๐ฌ๐ฎ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ฒ ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž, ๐ฆ๐จ๐ซ๐ž ๐œ๐จ๐ง๐ฌ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ง๐ญ๐ฅ๐ฒ. โฃ๐ŸŒฎ๐Ÿณ๐Ÿฟ
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