Month: June 2020

How much protein do I need?

How Much Protein Do You Need?

I’ll admit: before digging into Sports Nutrition for Health Professionals (2nd. Ed.), I didn’t think it was possible to eat too much protein.  I figured whatever protein my body didn’t absorb would be excreted.  It turns out that I was only partially correct. In studying for my ACE Fitness Nutrition Specialist Certification, I learned a […]

how many carbs should I eat?

How Many Carbs Should I Eat?

Several months ago, I overheard Person A talking to Person B about what he did to lose weight.  Person B: “So how’d you lose all that weight?” Person A: “I cut my carbs down to next to nothing,” he said. “Now I’m down 40 pounds!” Person B: “Hm, I might have to try that!” I […]