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What’s in a Portion Size?

Do you pay attention to portion size when calculating calories?

If you’re paying attention to what you eat – or better yet, logging your food – you’re probably familiar with nutrition labels. They tell you how many calories and sugars and vitamins are in packaged foods, and you can look up nutrition info for your unpackaged foods like eggs or vegetables. But while you may or may not...

6 Tips to Fuel Your Workouts

Tips on how to fuel your workouts

Exercise and diet go hand in hand when it comes to weight management, whether your goal is to bulk up or slim down. And while that’s largely common knowledge these days, we don’t always think about what we eat around our workouts to help us perform our best. So here are a few tips on how to fuel your workouts to get the most out of...

Big Game Snack Strategy 

Zucchini pizzas

Today’s guest post comes from Lauren Slayton, the author of The Little Book of Thin and creator of the Foodtrainers blog. Whether it’s the World Series for baseball fans, hockey playoffs, or the upcoming football game, I know big games can be exciting. As the mother of two boys I watch it all, but I definitely put more thought into our...

4 Healthy Holiday Food Substitutes

pumpkin pie

I’m so encouraged. Rather than viewing the holidays as a time of unbridled indulgence, then post-indulgence guilt, most people (and hopefully this includes you) are starting to rein it in. Here at Foodtrainers, rather than clients going MIA until January, they are signing up for our Foodstalking program where we have daily email check-ins. And...

5 Hottest Food Trends for 2015


I’m conflicted on the topic of food trends. On one hand I live, breathe and sometimes dream nutrition (pathetic I know). I love to scope out what’s new or innovative, even on the fringe. On the other hand, I roll my eyes over kale’s overexposure as the “it” vegetable. It’s almost Kardashian-like. Enough, right? If I am forced to pick...

30 Days to Summer Fit, Day 9: Shake up your diet

Day 9: Shake up your diet

We’ll be posting a new challenge every day leading up to summer! Follow along here on the blog, or using this calendar. It’s day 9, and hopefully you’ve worked up a few sweats by now. But being healthy doesn’t just mean burning calories; it’s also about eating right. So we’re shaking it up for today’s...

Fitbit’s Spring Clean: Tips to Master Your Fridge


It’s time to hang up your winter coat! We’re sharing 12 healthy “hacks” from our experts to help jumpstart new spring routines. Today’s post is from Lauren Slayton, the author of The Little Book of Thin. Lauren Slayton is the author of The Little Book of Thin and created the Foodtrainers blog. She has a Master’s Degree in Clinical...