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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How to Properly Fuel Your Body Without Tracking

How to Properly Fuel Your Body Without Tracking

How To Properly Fuel Your Body Without Tracking Before you start trying to hit your goals without tracking, I would like you to track your food for at least 1 week, hitting your specific macro goals. This will help you better understand portion sizes, and 

How to Implement A Reverse Diet

How to Implement A Reverse Diet

How To Increase You Energy (Calorie) Consumption Without Gaining Weight Prior to Implementing a Reverse Diet you have to understand how you have been fueling your body. Before Diving into how to implement a reverse diet please check out these prior posts: Understanding What Properly 

How are You Currently Fueling Your Body?

How are You Currently Fueling Your Body?

How Are You Currently Fueling Your Body? Are You: Under Eating Over Eating Eating all of your energy from the wrong foods Eating too much processed foods Knowing this Is going to help you understand what you need to change.  How Do I Figure Out, 

Understanding How to Properly Fuel Your Body

Understanding How to Properly Fuel Your Body

To Reach Your Goals You Have To Understand How To Properly Fuel Your Body For Those Goals! If you want to be successful at reaching and maintaining your goals, it is important to understand how to properly fuel your body. In this post, I am 

The Incredible Benefits of Journaling

The Incredible Benefits of Journaling

Do You Know The Incredible Benefits Of Journaling? If you are someone who journals you absolutely know the incredible benefits of journaling. It took a LONG time for me to make time for journaling. If you’re anything like me, there just isn’t enough time in 

Your Complete Guide to Protein Powders

Your Complete Guide to Protein Powders

Your complete guide to protein powders. What is best for building muscle, what’s best for weight loss, and so much more! Everything you need to know about protein powders! With so many different types of protein powders on the market, you might find yourself wondering, 

Eating Before Going to Bed

Eating Before Going to Bed

Eating Before Going To Bed, Myths & What You Should Be Eating! Eating Before Going to Bed…I am sure you have heard any one of these before: Don’t eat 4 hours before bedtime Don’t eat after 8:00 PM Follow intermittent fasting and don’t eat for 

Your Body During and Post Workout?

Your Body During and Post Workout?

What Happens To Your Body During And Post Workout! Depending on the type of workout you are doing will determine what is happening with your body. Understanding this will help you better understand how to properly fuel your body post-workout to achieve the best results 

Take a Break from the Scale

Take a Break from the Scale

Don’t Let The Scale Control Your Life, Take A Break From The Scale, And Take Control Over Your Health! For many people stepping on the scale first thing in the morning has become a daily or weekly routine…but what is this really doing for you? 

Changing Habits to Reach Your Goals

Changing Habits to Reach Your Goals

Reaching your goals is more than just following a quick fix, it is about changing habits to reach your goals and to maintain those goals by creating a healthier lifestyle! 4 Reasons Way Changing Your Habits To Reach Your Goal Is Important 1. Habits Are 

Are You Eating Enough Fruit?

Are You Eating Enough Fruit?

The Big Question, Are You Eating Enough Fruit? If you are eating 3 – 5 servings of fruits per day then you may be eating enough fruit. But what does 1 serving of fruit look like? 1 Serving of Fruit is about 1 cup Therefore 

Benefits of Eating Smaller Meals More Frequently

Benefits of Eating Smaller Meals More Frequently

I am sure that you have heard eating smaller meals more frequently is better, but do you know why? Traditional Eating: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner…The traditional way of eating and the common way most people eat. If you follow this way of eating do you find 

7 Steps to Reaching Your Goals

7 Steps to Reaching Your Goals

I am going to give you the 7 Steps to Reaching Your Goals. These are easy steps that you can take today to start making immediate progress towards reaching your goals. No matter what they are: Losing Weight, Building Lean Muscle, or Maintaining Your Weight and Living a 

Are You Eating Enough Vegetables?

Are You Eating Enough Vegetables?

Everything You Need To Know About Eating Enough Vegetables! The first question: Are you eating enough vegetables? If you are eating 4-5 servings of veggies per day then you may be eating enough vegetables. But what does 1 serving of vegetables look like? This depends 

How To Improve Your Digestive System

How To Improve Your Digestive System

Signs You Need To Improve Your Digestive System? As someone who has personally suffered tremendous pain from poor gut health, I know exactly how difficult it can be to deal with and even talk about it. So let me help you break it down. Before 

Collagen The Protein For Youthfulness!

Collagen The Protein For Youthfulness!

Collagen, Can It Really Help Improve Our Skin, Hair, And Nails? Collagen The Protein For Youthfulness, can it really improve your skin, hair, nails, and joints? The short answer is YES! Collagen supplements do work to help fight wrinkles, strengthen and smooth your nails, and keep your 

Why Your Body Needs Rest Days!

Why Your Body Needs Rest Days!

Rest Days, Why Your Body Needs Them! You’re pushing yourself at the gym or in your at-home workouts. You want to see results and you want them as fast as possible. You hear stay active, get exercises, lift heavier, do two a day’s. No matter 

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workout, Without Doing More!

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Workout, Without Doing More!

How to get the most out of your workout! Do you find yourself busting your butt in your workouts but you’re just not seeing the improvements you are looking for? Are you focused on strength training, doing less cardio, trying to lose weight, and build 

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