My Meal Plans

MY Healthy Choices We are frequently asked for meal plans but we do not create meal plans for anyone except ourselves. We live by the principles that we teach. Sometimes people are curious about how we live the lives of much younger people. I can tell you the truth. You ARE what you eat. I…

Artificial Sweeteners

What are your thoughts on artificial sweeteners? Are you okay with them? Or, are you one who thinks they cause dreadful health risks if you consume them? First, let me say that I really do not like the term artificial sweetener – if an ingredient is sweet, then it is a sweetener. It may not…

The Art of Calorie Counting

The only viable means of weight loss is to create a daily calorie deficit, which requires calorie counting if you want to be successful. You could argue this point, but you will only find yourself bunched into the 95% of dieters who fail at losing weight. Weight loss requires a change of lifestyle, and calorie…

Weight Loss Frustration

  Is frustration your biggest obstacle with losing weight? Are you not losing as fast as you would like, or maybe not losing at all? For every obstacle you may encounter with sustainable weight loss, we at David’s Way to Health and Fitness can help you. Brenda Sue and I can help you because we…

Simple Swaps for Simple Carbs

Plan Your Nutrition The worst thing that you can do when it comes to nutrition is to leave it to chance. If you don’t plan your meals and snacks, you will eventually be hungry at a time where the only foods around you are poor choices. We have all had the experience of getting to…

Seeds That Satisfy!

Crunchy Goodness! Seeds provide amazing nutrition with a nutty crunch, and they are easier to work into my caloric total for the day than nuts. It’s very easy to overeat pecans, walnuts, almonds or cashews but it’s more challenging to eat too many seeds. Pepitas, pumpkin seeds, are the only seeds that I have to…

Instant Gratification Versus Deprivation

Two good reasons you cannot lose weight are instant gratification and deprivation. Often is the case that people who are prone to need instant gratification with food fail their diets simply because they deprive themselves. Food deprivation is not the best course of action to take when trying to lose weight. In fact, it is…

Healthy Nutrition Requires Fat

Healthy nutrition requires fat, yet fats are what people believe they need to give up first. This misguided idea that fats are not healthy in your diet was based essentially on the fact that fats contain more than twice the calories of protein and carbohydrates. While this is true, your body still requires this vital…

Macros Explained

Nothing New! The word “macros” is dropped so frequently it seems like a ticket into the inner “Sanctuary of The Foodie”. In the past, people just discussed the individual items that are known as macros. We talked about protein, carbs and fat. It wasn’t necessary to sound trendy or obsessed. Calories were always the main…

Cheating Yourself With Cheat Meals

I am just going to be blunt and say that if you are enjoying cheat meals while trying to lose weight, you are only cheating yourself. Sure, you may have success with weight loss for a little while, but sooner or later, you are going to put that lost weight right back on. Seriously, if…