Nutrition Q&A – Episode 380
Gillian and Niki answer your nutrition questions, giving nutrition tips on hunger & recipes, small wins & gastric distress.
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0:00 Introduction & Gillian is Human
-what do you do if you get off the rails?
-hydrate & drink lots of water
-get back to your normal: don’t overreact, but get back to the routine that makes you feel good
-do the things you need to do to get back (shop, food prep, etc.)
9:30 Hunger Signals
-depends on your food choices (empty calories versus protein- & fiber-dense meal)
-what do you mean by hungry? what does that feel like?
-think about all the distinction between painfully full to truly hungry and needing food–there’s lots of difference between those two extremes
14:37 Novice, Intermediate, Advanced Nutrition Clients
-what defines these levels?
-knowledge, skill-levels, compliance all matter
17:55 Examples of Small Wins
-making changes that are different than their norms that bring them closer to their goals
-think about the meal, the day, the week, the month
-also, think about the small wins versus the guilt and mistakes
21:28 Gastric Distress & Nutrition
-can the nutrition coach help them identify a cause (are certain foods causing this)?
-might recommend seeing a doctor to see if it’s something more serious (after tracking with a visual food diary)
-there can be things like bubbly water or medication that might be causing a problem (so let’s look at non-calorie items too)
-short-chain carbohydrate or sugar
-tend to cause problems for people with IBS
-identify what the person is sensitive to
29:45 Blood Markers
-these matter, but it’s really more important to focus on the behaviors
-how will this data change our actions?
-don’t fixate on a number
34:26 Training on Low Carb Diet
-understand why the person wants to follow this diet
38:37 Go-To Recipes
-chicken salsa verde
-has been going off what the grocery store has
-instant pot healthy recipes
41:35 Losing Weight with Non-Supportive Family
-need to talk to each other
-might have to lead by example
45:55 Becoming a Nutrition Coach
-nutrition coach versus registered dietitian (cannot prescribe a diet)
56:24 Nutrition Plans & Monthly Cycles
-building an awareness is helpful