Q.1. Can I spot reduce?
A. No. You can however build muscle under the area of concern so that when you lose weight the appearance of that area will improve.

Q.2. Is cleansing a good thing?
A. Cleansing is good if done correctly. Your body needs amino acids and fatty acids on a daily basis. It also needs vitamins, minerals and water. A good way to cleanse is to eat raw fruits, nuts or seeds, vegetables and egg whites or lean white protein to ensure proper nutrition.

Q.3. Do fad diets work?
A. No. Fad diets are often unhealthy and difficult to maintain. Avoid them.

Q.4. Does it matter what time I eat?
A. Yes. You should eat within 1 hour of getting up and every 3-4 hours after that. This keeps your metabolism high and prevents overeating.

Q.5. Does eating fat make you fat?
A. Eating more calories than you burn makes you fat.

Q.6. How can I lose my stomach?
A. You will lose your stomach eventually as you lose weight.

Q.7. How much carbs do I need?
A. It depends on your activity level but in general about 60% of your daily calorie budget.

Q.8. What’s the difference between sugar and carbs?
A. Sugar is a form of carbohydrate. Carbohydrates can be simple like sugar or complex like yams. Complex carbohydrates are called starches.

Q.9. What is BMI?
A. BMI stands for Body Mass Index. It is your weight in kilograms divided by your height in square meters.

Q.10. What is a healthy BMI?
A. A healthy BMI is between 18-25 for men and 18-27 for women.

Q.11. What is your metabolism?
A. When someone speaks of your metabolism they are usually referring to your Resting Metabolic Rate or RMR. It is the amount of energy you use at rest.

Q.12. How many calories do I need per day?
A. It depends on your activity level. If you are gaining weight your are eating too much.

Q.13. Does muscle turn into fat?
A. No. Muscle does not turn into fat. Muscle can however turn into sugar. If you are not eating enough carbohydrate your brain will break down your muscles to feed itself.