In this episode of What I Eat in a Day Reviews, Abbey is reviewing the YouTuber Sarah’s Day. Sarah’s built her channel around health, nutrition, beauty and fitness. She now takes amore intuitive approach to eating, which Abbey is into it.
Abbey is loving this woman’s energy and is interested in how she eats.
Water is great, but as for the claim that lemon water helps to flush our toxins, no. All water does that and if you have a working liver and kidneys, you’re good to go.
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Abbey is so with her when it comes to starting the day with coffee. Abbey loves an apple as a preworkout fuel and that Sarah is listening to whatever her body is craving.
Abbey loves seeing a reasonably size smoothie which is packed with healthy fats, fibre and carbs. As for supplements, there is little evidence that maca powder improves skin, but maca and camu contains some great antioxidants, so if you’re not getting enough fruit one day and can spend the money, these supplements can be a great way to get in some extra nutrition.
Abbey loves protein balls and loves the simple ingredient list which has a nice balance of carbs, fat and protein.
Abbey is loving her lunch, but as for the digestion claim, Abbey couldn’t find any studies that massaging spinach leaves in the dressing improves digestion. Abbey also likes Sarah’s kitchen shortcuts like canned tuna and bagged spinach, making her recipes approachable.
Abbey can totally related with Sarah about the 3pm slump and likes that she’s sharing a balanced snack with protein, carbs and healthy fats to satisfy that sweet tooth.
Everyone has been there when recipes don’t turn out, but Abbey loves that Sarah is honest about it and provides substitutions.
Based on her nutrition, Sarah is getting 45% from carbs, 35% from fat and 20% from protein which is considered a very balanced diet. She’s consuming a variety of fruits and vegetables and eats a variety of healthy fats and fibre.
Abbey likes her eating style is flexible and balanced.
Abbey likes her meals are approachable, and don’t include a ton of complicated ingredients.
Abbey likes that she doesn’t make outrageous nutrition claims.
Finally, Abbey likes that she eats a varied diet and likes to incorporate news foods in her diet.
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