January 31, 2012 at 10:31 am Leave a comment

This post has really opened my eyes to how much I should be eating!


Food!  One of the best words in the english language, as far as I’m concerned.  We buy it, grow it, cook it and eat it.  But what and how much?  The answer comes to choices and portions.  I have written in the past about the choices part (http://thetruthaboutexercise.wordpress.com/2011/05/19/why-people-struggle-with-weight-loss), so today I’m going to focus on the portions.  How much do you need to be eating on a daily basis to maintain, gain or lose any weight, what-so-ever.  Well, the inner workings of the body, as we know, are ridiculously complex.  But we’ll keep it as simple as possible.  Now, remember, what I’m printing are ESTIMATES.  No yelling if your numbers don’t work out.  In order to know how much you have to eat, the first thing you need to do is disregard the nutrition labels on your food.  They are based on a flat 2000 calorie diet.  Yours…

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Hello, I'm Grace! I'm a 24 year old living in a small town in Alabama. I'm married and have the most amazing job teaching music to elementary students. I blog about healthy eating, exercising, running, and the random things that happen in my life. I've recently completed my second half marathon and can't wait to pursue that 26.2!

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