The Myths about Macros with Dr. Ashley Dwyer


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If you’re listening to this, you may already know a thing or two about macronutrients. But what does it really break down to? Is there a special formula for everyone? Is tracking your macros the optimal way to reach your health goals? We get into it with Dr. Ashley Dwyer on today’s podcast: The Myths about Macros!

Today, we cover:

  • How did Dr. Dwyer start her practice?
  • What is the main coaching strategy that is taught in her practice?
  • What are the main myths surrounding macros?
  • What are the benefits of tracking macros?
  • What does the term “metabolic restoration” mean?
  • Is intuitive eating possible?
  • What does the ideal macro break down look like?
  • What is reverse dieting? And so much more!

Let’s get after it!

What to know more about Dr. Ashley Dwyer and her practice? We get it, she’s the best! Learn more about Ashley, her practice, or find her on Instagram!

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