We know that sugar is bad, but I don’t think we realize just how bad it is. For instance, many acute and chronic medical issues could be solved by eliminating sugar consumption. I’m talking diseases that are directly linked to sugar - diabetes type 2, dental decay, C. diff - these are all symptoms that we are consuming way too much sugar.
While I’m not an advocate for scaring yourself needlessly (I don’t do haunted houses for that reason!) I still think it’s important to know how bad sugar is so that you understand and respect it’s power - which then will make you understand why you need to quit it.Read More
The holidays are upon us! The chill of the holiday season is in the air, and what seems like troughs of food will soon be laid before us at holiday family gatherings, office parties and events, housewarming engagements and cookie decorating with the kids.
It’s a recipe for disaster when it comes to trying to maintain your weight.Read More
There’s a lot of talk in the world of keto about something called intermittent fasting.
It is exactly what it sounds like - fasting, for shorter periods of time between your meals. Though it can be any length of time, for most people with keto it is usually somewhere in the realm of 12-20 hours of fasting.
Now while this may seem somewhat of a steep requirement to abstain from food during what seems to be a very long period, your body is more than equipped to handle being without food for twenty hours, easily.Read More
I love the keto diet. I think that it’s a great diet for a lot of people to get their health under control, lose weight, achieve their health goals and feel better and happier. It’s very popular right now, and for good reason - it works.
I did a lot of research on the diet before I started and was pretty impressed by the science behind it. However, it’s one thing to read about it and another thing to actually do it!Read More
Generally speaking, here’s what you’ll be eating on the keto diet
Ketosis is defined as a metabolic state in which some of the body’s energy supply come from fat. More about that in a little bit, but let’s understand how energy is usually metabolized in the body.
Ketosis on the other hand, uses fat - not carbohydrates or sugar - as its fuel source.Read More
The keto flu happens when your body is transitioning to the keto diet.
It actually feels like you’re coming down with the flu - you feel sick. Headaches, nausea, dizziness, feeling tired and run down with a lack of energy and maybe even discomfort.Read More