Entries by Amanda Carneiro

How to Achieve Sustainable Fat Loss

More often than not, fat loss looks like a bumpy rollercoaster. After dramatic and quick weight loss, the weight reappears as quickly as it disappeared. But, what if there was a way to effectively and sustainably lose fat? Imagine ditching the yo-yo diet and weight loss rollercoaster ride. This is why I created the Fat Loss…

7 Ways to Support Your Lymphatic System  

If you’ve been around Raw Fitness and Nutrition for awhile, you know just how important proper detoxification is for optimal health. Supporting healthy detoxification and encouraging overall health requires participation from many bodily systems and organs. Today, we’re talking about the MVP of detoxification: the lymphatic system. Your lymphatic system is an essential part of…

The #1 Fat Loss Mistake You’re Making

Losing excess fat in a healthy and sustainable way is easier said than done. It requires patience, consistency, and a little bit of science. However, there is one fat loss mistake that almost every weight-loss-hopeful makes during their weight loss journey and it might just catch you by surprise. If you’ve ever tried to lose…

4 Nutrition Books to Help You Live Healthier

Pursuing a healthy lifestyle can be confusing enough without all the conflicting information about fad diets and nutrition myths. To help clear any confusion and set you on a straight path to health, I’ve compiled and am sharing my favorite nutrition books. These books cover all bases, from what to eat, what not to eat,…

My Journey As a Holistic Health Practitioner

I’m frequently asked why I decided to pursue a career in holistic health and what it actually means to be a holistic health practitioner. My answer is never a short one. I’ve pursued extensive education as a Certified Personal Trainer, Integrative Health Coach, Functional Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and more. Whether you’re interested in pursuing a holistic health…

Your Guide to Eating Healthy

Eating healthy can feel like a complete overhaul, and needless to say, it can be very overwhelming. On Instagram, I’m frequently asked about where to start when it comes to healthy eating, so consider this your step-by-step game plan for eating healthy. If you’re new to this healthy eating lifestyle, I hope this post provides…

Fudgy Protein Mug Cake 

This Fudgy Protein Mug Cake is a quick and easy, protein-packed, and guilt-free sweet treat. And, it’s single-serving so you won’t overinduldge. If you’ve been around for awhile now, you know just how strongly I feel about the importance of real food. Real, whole foods should always trump packaged, processed food, in my opinion. For…

6 Simple Ways to Improve Your Digestion

In today’s busy and stressful world, our digestion is often less than optimal. Luckily, there are simple ways to improve your digestion on a foundational level. Your digestion needs improvement if you frequently experience: bloating, heartburn, gas, indigestion, constipation, or diarrhea. However, poor digestion doesn’t end there.  Poor digestion can also result in environmental or food…

Gut Health 101: Nutrition Tips

Our gut health is impacted by every part of our daily lives, including diet, sleep, exercise, toxins, and more. However, the foods we eat are arguably the most influential factor. Every aspect of life affects our gut health, just as the gut affects every other aspect of our health. It’s a two-way street. The health…

Gut-Healing Marshmallows

These gut-healing marshmallows (unlike the store-bought ones) are free of artificial sweeteners, chemicals, and common allergens. They’re fluffy, delicious, and surprisingly good-for-you! These gut-healing marshmallows have been my go-to, guilt-free treat for the last several weeks. I’ve practically made them every day since I first created the recipe. They’re just too good to pass up!…