Nutritional Education

All of your Nutrition questions answered in one place!

This is where you will find the information you have been looking for! Whether you are looking for Nutritional Education, need tips on Meal Prepping, Counting Macros, how to put a Meal Plan together, or how to Reheat your food. You have come to the right place.

A Dash of Macros goal is to be your End-All-Be-All source of information on your journey to a healthy life thru food.

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Breakfast, The Most Important Meal Of The Day

Breakfast, The Most Important Meal Of The Day

Breakfast…Is It Really The Most Important Meal Of The Day? They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. I am not sure who “they” are but I couldn’t agree more! Have you ever taken a step back and observed your energy levels, 

The What, When, And Why Of Nutritional Supplements, Helping you Better Understand!

The What, When, And Why Of Nutritional Supplements, Helping you Better Understand!

Nutritional Supplements: What You Should Be Taking, When You Should Be Taking Them, And Why You Should Be Taking Them. All Of Your Questions Answered! Even if you get the right amount of sleep, eat the exact right food, properly manage stress, and stay hydrated 

10 Tips for Living a Healthy Lifestyle, You Can Easily Follow

10 Tips for Living a Healthy Lifestyle, You Can Easily Follow

Tips For Living A Healthy Lifestyle, while losing weight! Before we dive into the tips for living a healthy lifestyle while trying to lose weight I want to ask: Do you want to know what doesn’t work when you are trying to lose weight? The 

Effects of Alcohol, The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

Effects of Alcohol, The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly

The Good, Bad, Ugly, & Macros The effects of alcohol begin at your very first sip. I am not going to tell you never to drink. Hey, I’m a member of two wineries here in California, so you know I love a good glass of 

14 Essential Kitchen Tools for Healthy Cooking, You need!

14 Essential Kitchen Tools for Healthy Cooking, You need!

Having The Right Kitchen Tools For Healthy Cooking Is Necessary For Living A Healthy Life Having the right kitchen tools for healthy cooking is no different than having the right tools for building a house, teaching a class, painting a picture, or putting together a 

How to Create a Good Relationship with Food

How to Create a Good Relationship with Food

Building a good relationship with food isn’t something that can be done overnight. Especially if we have tried countless times to follow any of the fad diets on the market. Almost every fad diet labels foods “good” or “bad”. Therefore, removing those feelings of guilt 

Cardio vs. Weight Training, Which is Better?

Cardio vs. Weight Training, Which is Better?

Cardio Vs. Weight Training You are on a path to living a healthier lifestyle, maybe you want to lose a few pounds, build lean muscle, or maybe you just be more physically active. Now, you’re stuck with the hard question…which should I be doing, Cardio 

Health Benefits of Walking, It’s Good For You!

Health Benefits of Walking, It’s Good For You!

Truly fantastic health benefits of walking, the activity for people of all ages! The best part…walking is free, you can do it anywhere! Making it very easy to make part of your daily routine! Walking is probably one of my most favorite activities. I seriously 

Benefits of Stretching, Get Started Now!

Benefits of Stretching, Get Started Now!

How To Get Started The Benefits of Stretching is something many people take for granted. Many people don’t make time for daily stretching, it’s crazy the number of people I see leaving the gym after a workout without stretching. Not only can stretching help to 

Amazing Benefits of Running

Amazing Benefits of Running

Benefits And Risks Of Running Every Day! Do you know the amazing benefits of running, 10-15 minutes every single day can increase your life span, and actually make you happier! Running has been proven to boost your energy, mood, and beat those Monday blues! More 

Weight Loss Takes Time and Dedication, Reach your Goals!

Weight Loss Takes Time and Dedication, Reach your Goals!

There Is No Healthy Quick Fix To Weight Loss Don’t you wish you could just flip a switch and have the exact body and health you desire? I wish that were the case too, but unfortunately, it doesn’t happen overnight. Weight loss takes time and 

Sleep, Fueling for Weight Loss

Sleep, Fueling for Weight Loss

Did You Know That Sleep Can Help You Lose Weight? Sleep, fueling for weight loss. Sleep is one of the easiest forms of fuel you can feed your body, it takes the least amount of effort on your part, yet provides the body with so 

High Thermic Effect…Boost Your Metabolism

High Thermic Effect…Boost Your Metabolism

Burn More Calories  Did you know that certain foods can actually boost your metabolism? It is called the high Thermic Effect. Protein-rich foods actually take more energy to digest than carbs or fats. Thus increasing our body’s metabolic rate by increasing our energy expenditure.  Boosting 

Are You Consuming Enough Water Each Day?

Are You Consuming Enough Water Each Day?

Consuming Enough Water Each Day Is The Easiest Fuel You Can Feed Your Body! Whether you are looking to lose weight, gain lean muscle, maintain your current physique, or just looking to improve your overall health; nutrition/fuel for your body is key. The most important 

Macro Counting 101: How to Count Macros

Macro Counting 101: How to Count Macros

How to Count Macros: A Step-By-Step Guide Counting Macros has become very popular. You may have heard about it at your gym, read about it in a health article, or seen something about it on social media. Maybe you are or have counted macros in 

Healthy Fats, Good Fats you Need for Weight Loss!

Healthy Fats, Good Fats you Need for Weight Loss!

The Truth About Healthy Fats and why Your Body Needs Them! Fats are a type of Macro Nutrient, just like carbohydrates and protein. And like carbs and protein your body requires some healthy fat for energy, to protect your heart, absorb vitamins, and help with 

Complex Carbs, Your Body’s Source of Necessary Fuel!

Complex Carbs, Your Body’s Source of Necessary Fuel!

Don’t be afraid of Carbs! Complex Carbs are exactly what you need to reach your weight loss goals! Your body requires fuel to burn fat, your body requires fuel to exercise, your body requires fuel to lose weight. Without the proper fuel you will only 

Amazing Benefits of Eating a High Protein Diet

Amazing Benefits of Eating a High Protein Diet

High-Protein Foods for Weight Loss It has been proven time and time again that protein is one of the most important aspects of our diets. Most people eat enough protein to prevent deficiency, however many individuals would do better if they increased their protein intake. 

Starvation Mode & Weight Loss, You can reverse Metabolic Damage!

Starvation Mode & Weight Loss, You can reverse Metabolic Damage!

Starvation Mode vs Weight Loss, causing Damage to your Metabolism When it comes to weight loss most people want to see quick fixes, to see immediate results. Which then leads us to think and believe that to see these results we need to reduce our 

Pantry Essentials Master List, to Create Healthy Recipes

Pantry Essentials Master List, to Create Healthy Recipes

Having a well-stocked kitchen pantry and fridge, filled with the healthy essentials ensures you are prepared, even when you don’t have time to go grocery shopping. With this Pantry Staples Master List I can guarantee you will be able to create healthy recipes, perfect for 

The Complete Guide to Freezing & Reheating Your Meal Prep

The Complete Guide to Freezing & Reheating Your Meal Prep

Freezer Friendly…have you ever eaten something after it’s been frozen then reheated and it not taste that great; dry, lacking flavor, or had a strange texture. Well, that is probably because the meal wasn’t freezer friendly. I have spent years freezing just about every food