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Celiac Disease and The Gluten Free Diet

freelancer17   •   Food   •   February 20, 2018

Gluten-Free Diet   Who needs a Gluten-Free Diet? A gluten-free diet is the only treatment for those who have celiac disease, an autoimmune condition that is triggered by the ingestion of wheat, rye or barley, which causes damage to the villi (fingerlike projections) of the small intestine.  In individuals with celiac disease, removing these specific […]

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Retrofit Philosophy: To Cleanse or Not to Cleanse?

freelancer17   •   Food   •   February 20, 2018

Retrofit supports food-based cleanses as part of a healthy lifestyle if you are: 1. Educated about the safety concerns 2. Have accurate expectations of results   Types of Cleanses: The best types of cleanses are food-based cleanses, which do not use supplements, but rather whole foods and/or juices. Claims Detox diets claim to facilitate the […]

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Paleo Diet and the Retrofit Philosophy

freelancer17   •   Food   •   February 20, 2018

How does the Paleo Diet compare to Retrofit’s nutrition philosophy? Eat Real Food Paleo diet emphasizes and encourages real food, including fruits, vegetables, lean meats, nuts & seeds; excludes grains, legumes, potatoes, dairy products, refined oils, refined sugars, processed foods, and salt (for more information: http://thepaleodiet.com/what-to-eat-on-the-paleo-diet/). Retrofit wholeheartedly agrees that fruits, vegetables, lean meats, nuts & […]

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Alcohol Tips and Suggestions

freelancer17   •   Food   •   February 20, 2018

Alcohol Tips and Suggestions  Hard liquor on the rocks with club soda and lime, lemon, mint sprig, a cherry, orange slice or an olive avoids the added calories in a mixed drink and takes a little longer to finish. Choose diet soda or diet juice as your base, if you want a sweeter mixed drink. […]

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Food Logging

freelancer17   •   Food   •   February 20, 2018

  AWARENESS Food Logging HOW Log all your food and drinks you eat and drink every day. This can be done in a notebook, on a web site, or even by taking pictures with your phone. WHY We call this “food logging,” which can help you see what and how much you are eating. Food […]

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The Retrofit Way – Salad Savvy – Introduction

freelancer17   •   Food   •   October 27, 2017

Salad bar tips Weight recommendations are misleading, since many very low calorie foods add a lot of weight due to their water content (such as tomatoes), while some higher fat foods (such as sunflower seeds) add little weight for the calories they contain. Dressing on the side, ALWAYS. Dip your fork in it bite by […]

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2400 Calories – Treats/Extras List

freelancer17   •   Food   •   October 26, 2017

EXTRAS/TREATS

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2400 Calories – Free Foods List

freelancer17   •   Food   •   October 26, 2017
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2400 Calorie Standard Meal Plan

freelancer17   •   Food   •   October 26, 2017

Meal Planning – The Retrofit Way is an easy tool for you to use, to help you plan your meals every day. • Your personal calorie level is based on your nutritional needs. • Your meal plan has its own food list with appropriate portion sizes categorized within the 3 sections of a balanced plate […]

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2400 Calories Vegetarian Meal Plan

freelancer17   •   Food   •   October 26, 2017

My Meal Planning Options 2400 calorie meal plan Vegetarian BREAKFAST Choose ONE option under each Section LUNCH/DINNER Choose ONE option under each Section May add ONE Healthy Fat Option (except if choosing salad with dressing): 1⁄2 Tbsp Olive oil, 1⁄2 Tbsp Canola Oil, 1⁄2 Tbsp Flaxseed Oil, 1⁄2 small Avocado, 1/8 cup Nuts, or 1 […]

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