Sand & Steel’s latest nutrition tips and strategies. This blog post is dynamically updated as we discuss new nutrition tips and strategies based on the nutrition consultations our clients have at Sand & Steel (so bookmark it with CTRL D). We cover topics like how much soy is too much? Is artificial sugar really that bad? Does the kind of tea I drink affect weight loss? How to balance macros for improving body composition, etc. With over 8 years of nutrition and weight loss in Alexandria VA, you’ll this is a very long post.
Every metabolism works differently, so don’t give up if you don’t succeed right away. There is a formula that will work for you.
A comprehensive fact sheet on water and hydration for performance and weight loss. Podcast with Paul on all the healthy alternatives to plain water
The authors of this post (David and Paul Roberts) discuss varying viewpoints on whether the ketogenic diet should be implemented. Here’s what you need to know about going Keto.
Healthy Fats vs Unhealthy Fats. Guest Poster Mar and Paul breakdown what’s healthy, and what’s not.
Our Free 🆓 Macronutrient Calculator determines the basal metabolic rate and total daily expenditure using the Harris-Benedict formula. From there, the calculator determines your macros (total calories, carbs, protein, and fat.) To use the calculator, you just need to need to know your height, age, height, and exercise frequency.
Tip #5: How to Analyze Calorie Quality
Losing weight is about eating the good calories, not limiting how many you eat.
Tip #4: Rapid Weight Loss
Paul, when your clients need to lose weight quickly, what are some of your best tips?
When my clients need to lose weight quickly, I have them implement two eating rules: the 10AM Rule and 52 Hour Weekend Fast. Here’s how they work.
Tip #3: Removing Bad Carbs From Your Diet
Is Low Carb the Right Way to Go?
Some carbs are good, some are bad, some are just plain evil when it comes to weight loss. America’s food companies take advantage of people’s lack of knowledge with products like: diet soda, bean pasta, and “low carb” bread. Are these reengineered carbs goods for weight loss?
Paul explains how to analyze whether a carb is good, careful, or bad with 7 simple rules.
Tip #2: What Are Toxins and How Should We Remove Them?
Have you ever wondered whether detox diets work for weight loss? Do they even work at all? This FAQ covers some of the seminal aspects behind these so called detox diets and helps you make smarter decisions about removing toxins from your body.