Ines Sanderson Fitness & Nutrition
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Having Trouble Sticking to Healthy Eating?
You’re Not Alone. And I’m Here to Help!
Mindful eating is a great opportunity to develop healthy eating habits and create a positive relationship with food. Learn to eat slower, with a purpose, make healthier food choices and savor your food!
Frequently Asked Questions
what is a healthy diet?
A healthy eating pattern is one that provides enough of essential nutrients from nutrient-dense foods. It contains a variety of foods from all basic food groups .
A good rule of thumb is to drink 10-12 glasses of water/day. True of false?
False. There is no evidence that shows that, however, if you are not properly hydrated, both your mind and your body will be stressed. Three factors determine how much water you need: rate of sweat, environment conditions (heat or cold), level of exertion during exercise. Also, you can monitor the color of your urine. (light yellow ,hydrated, dark urine, dehydrated).
I heard that MyPyramid has been replaced. Is it true?
Actually it has. The MyPlate food guidance replaced MyPyramid. MyPlate focuses on portion control and using the food groups to create a balanced diet.
What's the difference betweeen a "portion" and a "serving" size?
A “portion” size is how much food you choose to eat at one time. A “serving” size is the amount of food listed on a product Nutrition Facts. Sometimes ‘portion” and “serving” size match , more likely in products that the package contains one “serving” size.
how many calories do I need to burn to lose a pound of weight?
You need to burn off 3,500 calories to lose 1 pound. This translates, on average, a deficit of 500 calories a day to lose 1 pound a week.
What is the difference between calories and kilocalories?
The calorie we refer to in food is actually kilocalorie. One kilocalorie is the same as one calorie.