Manage episode 215079612 series 2420226
You probably already know there are a lot of variables when it comes to fat loss, and probably as many different nutritional strategies to match. Since no two people have the exact same needs, how do you weigh all the variables to find the ideal diet? What you need is a knowledgeable expert, and on this episode, Holly Baxter is going to break down exactly how to think about individualized weight loss.
Holly Baxter is a practicing dietitian who specializes in flexible dieting. She is the Director of Nutrition for BioLayne LLC and owns her own nutrition consulting company. As if that weren’t enough, she is also a competitive bodybuilder with two world championship wins. We are so excited that Holly is here today to share her knowledge of healthy dieting with you!
On today’s episode, we talk about Holly’s approach to flexible dieting and the science behind eating right for your metabolism and goals. It’s not easy to achieve the perfect dietary balance, but after our talk, we feel more confident that anyone can find their ideal and healthy diet.
Have you tried flexible dieting? How has it helped or what challenges have you encountered? Let us know in the comments!
In This Episode
- The complexities of dieting and how you can do it in a healthy and effective way
- Common misconceptions about the best way to diet and why you should literally follow your gut
- Calculating a your daily energy needs and how they vary from person to person
- How to strike a balance between finding your proper diet and still being able to eat your favorite foods.
- The importance of having an open mind when starting a flexible diet, so you can eat the foods you had thought were taboo in a healthy way
- The single most important nutrition variable and what it means for your health
“There are so many different dieting strategies out there that can achieve fat loss, but each of these are basically doing the same thing, which is some form of calorie restriction.” [4:29]
“Flexible dieting is something that enables you to eat everything. It’s just about knowing what your daily body energy needs are while hitting a certain ratio of proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. It gives people a much better relationship with food.” [5:52]
“I think that people have to track at some point in their lives to have an understanding of what’s in their food.” [26:49]