Whether you are recovering from a binge, getting back on track after the holidays, or simply looking for a weight loss edge, reducing your food intake to two meals a day is an effective strategy. Surprisingly, you may also enjoy it. This blog post shows you how breaking away from the three-meal-a-day mindset can help you reach your weight loss goal.Read More “Why 3 Meals a Day May Be 1 Meal TOO Many”
High-carb foods are hard to avoid. They are in every aisle of the grocery store and featured on restaurant menus. When the holidays hit, avoiding them gets even more challenging. If you follow a low carb or keto diet, you don’t have to boycott the holidays. You just need some practical ways to navigate through them. This blog post shares ways to enjoy a few splurges without ruining your diet.Read More “Enjoy The Holidays AND Stay Keto (Low Carb)”
You finally got your diet figured out. The scale is dropping each and every day, and life feels good – until it doesn’t. You step on the scale, and your weight hasn’t moved. You accept it and move on. However, the following days and weeks come and go with nothing happening or worse – weight gain. What is going on? We will talk about it in this blog post.Read More “Why All Diets Work (Until They Don’t)”
My first big attempt at weight loss came at the age of 16. I basically ate only lettuce for an entire summer and lost a ton of weight. As it turns out, that became a pivotal moment in my life because I had achieved the goal that I’d set out to achieve. But, I did it in a way that was not sustainable or healthy. Instead of enjoying the positive things that came from it, (which there were some), the whole situation felt stressful, and I soon found myself running back to my junk food for comfort. By the end of that school year, I was heavier than ever, and so started a couple of decades of yo-yo dieting.
I bet that many of you can relate to at least some of my story, or you have a similar story of your own. Why is it so hard to sustain weight loss? Why can’t you follow the nutritional advice that you know will not only allow you to live life at the weight you want but also benefit your health and lower your risk of weight-related diseases that rob your life of joy, like diabetes and heart disease? What is really going on here? Is it that your body just doesn’t want to be thin? There are answers to these questions, and we’ll explore them in this post.Read More “Does Your Body Want to Be Thin? “
The Mediterranean diet is heralded as a heart-healthy diet. A keto diet is effective for weight loss. Marry the two methods, and you maximize your benefits. This blog post shows you how to eat a Mediterranean style keto diet.Read More “Mediterranean Style Keto Diet – What to Eat | What to Avoid”
You can’t put your finger on it, but something doesn’t feel right. You’ve been tired. Your joints ache. Your weight loss has stalled, and you just can’t shake your melancholy mood. If this is you, your diet may be taking you down the wrong path.
Freedom from disease and uncomfortable symptoms is not only about eating more healthy foods; avoiding harmful foods is equally important. That is easier said than done when the foods that are causing harm are the same ones that top the list of addictive foods. This post will reveal eight inflammatory and addictive foods to avoid to feel better.Read More “8 Inflammatory Foods That You’re Addicted To!”
You need food to survive so your body has built-in mechanisms that encourage you to eat. That is a good thing. However, in this world where high-calorie, low-nutrient foods are available 24/7, it is easy to breeze past survival and overeat. Over time, you can develop conditions that impact your appetite.
With that said, for this blog post, we’ll focus on the built-in eating mechanisms that are programmed into every one of us and provide you with a few simple tweaks that will allow you to survive and thrive in our modern world without overeating.Read More “Programmed to Overeat: 6 Reasons You Do It & How to Stop It”