What Does a Low Carb Diet Do to Cholesterol?

Video | Low Carb Diets and Cholesterol | Genetics | Cholesterol Blood Tests 

For many people, a low carb diet not only makes weight loss possible, but also improves blood sugar, boosts energy and mental focus, and puts them in control of hunger.

However, when carbs decrease, dietary fat increases and this leads to questions about how a low carb or keto diet affects cholesterol. In this post, I share what the research has to say about the relationship and what you can do if you have high cholesterol on a low carb diet. 

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The Problem with Willpower & How You Can Use It to Lose Weight

Video | The Problem | Overcoming Willpower | How to Use Willpower | Takeaway

Do you wake up in the morning fully determined to stick with your diet only to find yourself giving in to cravings by the afternoon? It could be that you are relying on willpower to lose weight. When you do this, you pick a fight with your body that you cannot win. Willpower is not a long-term strategy for weight loss, but there is a way to use it to your advantage. I explain, in this post. 

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Visceral Fat: What Is It? How to Get Rid of It

Video | Definition | Insulin Resistance | Low Carb Dieting | Intermittent Fasting | Exercise

Visceral fat is what most of us think of as belly fat. It is the term used to describe the fat that builds up within the abdomen. Visceral fat cannot be pinched, but it does expand your waistline, crowd your internal organs, and actively contribute to disease. In this post, I’ll explain why this type of fat is harmful and how you can get rid of it. 

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Is Dark Chocolate a Low Carb or Keto Friendly Snack?

Video | Dark vs. Milk Chocolate | Cocoa vs. Cacao | Dark Chocolate Mistakes

Dark chocolate is rich in antioxidants and minerals that benefit your body. As the popularity of low carb diets increases, we see more and more products advertised as keto friendly, including dark chocolate bars and snacks. But, is dark chocolate a keto snack? 

In this post, you’ll learn how dark chocolate compares to milk chocolate, how dark it must be to be beneficial, and the mistakes that are easy to fall into when you add this snack to your diet. 

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Low Carb Food Swaps to Stop Yo-Yo Dieting

Video | Why Yo-Yo Dieting Happens | Breaking Free | Breakfast Swap | Lunch Swap | Dinner Swap | Takeaway

Do you have a hard time sticking with a diet long enough to get results or lose the weight only to gain it back again? Yo-yo dieting can leave you feeling defeated. But you can disrupt the cycle.

The best way to do so is with food swaps. In this post, I share the two things that drive yo-yo-dieting and how you can break free by simply choosing different foods. 

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Are You Addicted to Sugar or Sweetness? Common Trap for Low-Carb & Keto Dieters

Video | Addiction to Sweetness | Low Carb & Keto Snack Trap | Takeaway

Most of us have experienced the addictive pull of sugary snacks and desserts. But is it the sugar or the sweetness that is addictive? In this post, I share how sweet foods alter your tastebuds, brain, and body. Understanding this connection can help you experience less diet anxiety and get better weight loss results.  

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