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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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…

The Essential Guide to Reheating Your Meal Prepped Food

The Essential Guide to Reheating Your Meal Prepped Food

There is nothing worse the spending your time meal prepping, tasting your food as you pack it away, thinking “WOW that tastes AMAZING” excited for when it’s time to eat. Then reheating your prepped meal only to have it turn out over cooked, dried out,…

Meal Prepping: How to Get Started

Meal Prepping: How to Get Started

Where to begin? That is the question. Meal prepping can seem overwhelming, how to get started is a question many people ask. It can look like a lot of work, you might not know which recipes are best for meal prep, or maybe you already…

Meal Prepping and Counting Macros

Meal Prepping and Counting Macros

Meal prepping and/or counting macros does not need to be difficult. I remember when I first starting years ago, I thought to myself, there is so much to understand? How am I going to be able to stick to this? This seems like a lot…