Today on the podcast:
Lauren Hubert is a former fad dieter turned registered dietitian.
Lauren got her bachelor of Science in dietetics from Florida State master of science in clinical nutrition from Boston University and has more than five years of weight loss coaching with over 1,000 women.
Her goal is to help women lose weight and never gain it back again whilst loving their diet (and the way that they look)
She is also the host of the podcast Hot, Healthy, Never Hungry which is available everywhere podcasts are found.
- 00:01 Introduction
- 02:56 Lauren Hubert back story
- 05:15 What is your AHA moment?
- 10:36 Misconceptions with fitness
- 12:53 If there are one or two things you know now that you knew then?
- 16:48 Underrated fat loss tools
- 19:29 With weight loss, what do you find generally works with women (and with men)?
- 24:46 The difference between weight loss vs. fat loss
- 30:15 How to choose the best bread weight loss?
- 33:51 What are some of the best practices for nutrition?
- 36:51 Weight loss plateau
- 42:22 Why not all calories are created equal
- 45:31 What would be one post that can have the biggest impact for you?
- 50:01 Closing
- A calorie is a calorie, but not all calories are created equal in regards to nutrient density. The origin of these calories has varying impacts on the body, even though calorie intake plays a vital role in weight control. The emphasis should be on consuming a balanced and nutrient-dense diet that helps overall health and well-being instead of merely concentrating on reducing calories. This means that the source of calories matters since consuming nutrient-dense foods such as fruits and vegetables will provide more nutritional value than consuming processed or fast foods. Therefore, for optimal health, it is important to focus on the quality of calories rather than just the quantity.
- Low-calorie diets may not always be the best weight loss solution. Severe calorie restriction can lower your metabolism, leading to a weight loss plateau and make long-term weight loss more difficult. Lauren suggests creating a sustainable and well-rounded nutrition plan that comprises a variety of nutrient-dense foods rather than a strict low-calorie diet. A balanced diet that incorporates all essential nutrients supports overall health and aids in weight loss in the long term. Thus, a sustainable approach to nutrition and weight management is key to achieving optimal health.
- Healthy eating requires building a balanced and healthy relationship with food. Focusing solely on “healthy eating for fat loss” may lead to an unhealthy and unsustainable relationship with food. Lauren believes that the key to healthy eating is to consume a variety of nutrient-dense foods that support individual health goals, while also considering individual preferences and dietary requirements. This approach promotes long-term healthy habits and helps individuals achieve their desired health outcomes. Therefore, creating a healthy and sustainable relationship with food is essential for achieving optimal health.