A lot of people have confusion about how much to eat for a snack, what to eat, and how often to eat. Many questions arise including: Is it necessary to snack? Why is snacking beneficial? In this episode Ali will be sure to answer all of your burning snack questions!
It is important to understand what happens in the body on a physiological level in order to make sense of why frequent eating is important. Ali will walk you through the chemistry of fasting and how the liver plays an integral role in maintaining blood sugar balance when we are not able to eat, like during sleep.
Also covered in this episode:
● Carb pairing for optimal metabolic response
● Appropriate calories for snacks vs meals
● Examples of balanced snacks for: pre-and post-workout, to fight stress, and to tame sugar cravings