Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

Low Carb Fail: Do You Suffer from Carb Creep?

Video | Carb Creep Defined | Tracking | Total vs. Net Carbs | Measuring | Cooking at Home

When you first start a low-carb diet, you are aware of every bite of food that goes in your mouth. But we are creatures of habit, and because of that, it is easy to drop into mindless eating habits that allow a few extra carbs to creep into your day as your diet progresses. 

If your low carb or keto diet has hit a plateau, you’ll want to check your diet for carb creep. I explain what I mean in this blog post and the simple ways you can avoid it.

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How to Break Sugar Addiction in 30 Days [The Rules]

Video | Start Date | Ingredients Rule | Hidden/Unclear Sugars | Fruit – Honey | Fruit Juice | Sugar Substitutes

It is clear that eating sugar leads to weight, mood, and health problems. But that knowledge does little to prevent us from wanting to eat it. The hard truth is that breaking your addiction to sugar requires you to stop eating sugar. 

The silver lining is that your taste and desire for sugar will diminish in just one month, and the improvement in how you feel will shock you. From a former sugar addict to you. This blog post shares the ground rules, so you are crystal clear on what exactly it means to be sugar-free.

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Belly Fat, Insulin Resistance, and a Hack to Beat Them Both

Video | Belly Fat & Insulin Resistance | The Tools You’ll Need | The “How-To” | Extra Tips

Whether you are a man or a woman, the deep fat that builds up in your belly greatly increases your risk of insulin resistance (1).

In fact, when scientists surgically removed 18% of the belly fat in obese mice, their insulin sensitivity improved, and their onset of diabetes was delayed (2).

This is not a blog post on how to surgically remove belly fat, and we are not mice, but I do have a daily strategy that you can use to fight back against belly fat and insulin resistance. Best of all, you can start doing this today.  

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There are ONLY 3 Ways to Lose Weight: Which One Will You Do?

Video | Limit Calories | Limit Certain Foods | Limit Eating Hours

Unlike our ancestors, we have 24/7 access to food. Many of the foods available to us have been altered from their natural state to increase their shelf life and crave factor. Our bodies digest and absorb these refined foods quickly, creating a spike in the fat-storing hormone, insulin.

These processed and refined foods are also calorie-dense, which helps explain why the average person’s daily calorie consumption has increased by 24% since the 1960s (1).

In other words, we’ve gained weight because of abundance and excess. To lose weight, some restrictions must occur. What you choose to cut back on is up to you.

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You Gave Up Sugar…Now What Do You Eat?

Video | Foods to Avoid | Foods to Eat in Moderation | Foods to Enjoy

You’ve decided to cut sugar out of your diet to lose weight and gain health. That will work. But sugar seems to be hidden in everything, so now that you gave it up…what is left to eat? This blog post shows you the foods to avoid, the ones to eat in moderation, and the ones to enjoy now that sugar is off the table.

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Why 3 Meals a Day May Be 1 Meal TOO Many

Video | Are 3 Meals OK? | How-to | Hunger? | Benefits

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. 

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Enjoy The Holidays AND Stay Keto (Low Carb)

Video | Know Your WHY | Stay Keto-Friendly | Eat More | Pick One Treat | One ‘Free’ Meal | Use Intermittent Fasting

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.   

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