Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

Saturated Fats vs. Unsaturated What’s the Difference? Which to Choose?

Video | What are Fatty Acids? | Cooking with Fats | Takeaway

The fats you eat are either saturated or unsaturated. In this post, I’ll explain the difference, tell you the foods that contain each type, and share which fats I use in my kitchen.

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Low Carb Fruit Options-Best and Worst List

Lowest Net Carb Fruits | Lowest Total Carb Fruits | Video | Carbs in Berries | Carbs in Melon | Carbs in Citrus Fruits

Fruit is a naturally sweet treat. But fruit contains carbohydrates. If you are on a low carb or keto diet, too much fruit could put the brakes on fat loss. In this post, I share the carb content of different fruits and sort them for you, so you know which ones are the most low-carb friendly and which ones to avoid. 

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5 Myths about Intermittent Fasting

Video | Starvation? | Breakfast Skipping? | Hunger & Mental Focus? | Energy? | Sustainable? 

Food is essential to life. It provides the calories and nutrients that your body needs to keep you breathing and moving, and your brain needs to keep you thinking and alert. Fasting is nothing new. For thousands of years, it’s been utilized as a healing and spiritual practice. However, in recent years, fasting has taken a new direction, one that has its focus on accelerating fat loss.

This new focus raises some questions about health and challenges some of our long-standing beliefs. In this post, I discuss 5 common myths about intermittent fasting.

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Eat More Fat and You’ll Eat Less Often – Easy Hunger Control

Video | Using Fat as Fuel | Using Fat for Weight Control | Takeaway

If you are frustrated because you always feel hungry, a simple shift in your food choices will naturally control your hunger, so you can eat less frequently, but stay just as satisfied. In this post, I explain why you eat less often when you eat more fat.

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Why Low Carb and Fasting Work Well Together

Video | Insulin and Fat Storage | Food Choices | Low Carb + Fasting Advantage

Following a low-carb diet puts your body in a hormonal state that favors fat burning. Intermittent fasting also puts your body in a hormonal state that favors fat burning. When you combine the two, you give body fat a one-two punch and accelerate your results. In this post, I explain how it works.

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