Kindred Clients please note that our evening hours will change effective 4/11/2016. Our Monday office hours will now be 2- 6:30 PM and our Wednesday hours will now be 2:00-6:00 PM. Evening hours are reserved for children in school or for adults that do not have a flexible schedule. Please note, these hours are in high demand and a cancellation may result in an inability for you to get back into the schedule for multiple weeks.
Kindred Nutrition will now have LIMITED Friday hours from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM. For now we will only be accepting new clients into these appointment slots.
Starting 4/11/2016 Kindred Nutrition will host Yoga Therapy with Julie Hanson click here for more information. To sign up please complete the information at the bottom of Julie's site or simply call 301-580-0008 to confirm.
Julie Hanson will also be teaching a Yoga for Everyone class on Tuesdays 11am-12 pm. Click here for more information. Kindred Nutrition will again host thi…
We hear so much about carbs and protein. Some people claim a high protein diet is the best way to lose weight, or there are people who insist everyone should only eat carbs from the low glycemic list. But fat doesn’t make the conversation much, and that’s because we all know we need to avoid it, right? Fat is evil. Almost as despicable as gluten...but not quite. Dietary fat (I wish we could come up with a better word for this) is found in animal products - meats, dairy - yogurt, cheese, milk, and eggs, but we can also find it in nature with our nuts, seeds, and avocado. Of course, our baked goods like muffins and cookies have fat are included in the ingredients to make them moist and tasty! Food companies have made it entirely POSSIBLE to eat a fat-free diet. And why wouldn’t you want to? Fat (okay, I’m thinking of a new word now) has been demonized during the past few decades. We’ve heard that eating too much fat, or any at all depending on who you listen to, will cause us to b…
In order to lose weight, we often are told that energy out
must be greater than energy in. In
other words, calories taken in must be less than the calories we use in all of
our daily activities. So, to lose weight
we cut calories and try to increase activity.
(Granted, there is more to weight loss/maintenance than just an exchange
in energy. What if we cut too many
calories or don’t eat enough?
Since I started at Kindred Nutrition, I’ve heard many of Amy’s
or Dawn’s clients talk about how they’ve cut back on calories to lose weight
but have hit a weight-loss plateau. Many
a time when a client discusses this occurrence, we eventually come to the
conclusion that the client is not eating enough. This probably sounds foreign but you do need
to eat in order to lose weight! If
you’re not eating enough your body goes into “starvation mode.” Then whenever you do eat your body
automatically stores those calories as fat because it is worried that it is not
going to get enough calorie…