Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

Why Fat and Refined Carbs Don’t Mix – The Cheeseburger Example

Video | Calories | Insulin | Fat and Refined Carbs | Takeaway

Three nutrients provide most of the calories that we eat. In this post, I reveal the two that, when eaten together, turn your body into a fat-making factory.

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Which Fats are Good and Bad?

Video | Saturated vs. Unsaturated | Saturated Fats (Pros & Cons) | Monounsaturated Fats (Pros & Cons) | Polyunsaturated Fats (Pros & Cons) | Takeaway

For most people, going on a low carb diet really means going on a low-carb/high-fat diet. But just like there are good and bad carbohydrates, there are good and bad fats. Our ideas on which fats are healthy and which are not has changed quite a bit over the years. In this post, I’ll go into the differences, so you know which ones to choose.

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Can I Lose My Taste for Sugar?

Video | Low-Sugar Diet | Dulled Taste Sensation | Quotes from Sugar-Free Individuals

Sugar is highly addictive and a diet destroyer. The question is, can I lose my taste for sugar? In this post, we’ll look into the research to learn how your taste for sugar can diminish and how long it takes.

I also share responses from members of my Freedom Health Coaching Program who were asked them how their taste for sugar has changed since following a low-carb/no-sugar diet.

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Low Carb Snacks That Actually Stop Cravings

Video | Swap for Sweetened Treats | Avoid Hidden Carbs | Don’t Drink Your Snack | Takeaway

Did you ever grab a snack and then feel hungrier after eating it? As humans, we’ve been wired to keep eating when food is available. That is why it is important to choose snacks carefully.

Some will stimulate your appetite, and others will satisfy it. In this post, I show you what to look out for and share the low carb snacks that actually work to stop hunger and cravings. 

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Quitting Sugar: Cold Turkey vs. Cutting Back

Video | Sugar Withdrawal | Sugar Addiction | How to Quit Sugar

Eating sugar and weight loss don’t mix. However, sugar is a drug, and when you stop using it, your body goes through withdrawal. So, what is the best way to break free from sugar? Should you go cold turkey and quit all at once, or should you ease yourself off it by reducing the amount that you eat. In this post, we look at each of these options to help you decide your best path to a sugar-free life. 

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DIY Hormone Fixes for Faster Fat Loss

Video | Adiponectin | Leptin | Cholecystokinin (CCK) | Peptide YY | Insulin

If weight loss is your goal, you’ll need to have your hormones working for you. In this post, I share food choices, supplements, and practical, do it yourself ways to boost the performance of five hormones so you can ramp up your fat loss. 

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How to Avoid Unhealthy Oils on a Low Carb or Keto Diet

Video | Vegetable Oils | List of Oils to Avoid | Oils to Include

Unhealthy oils often have healthy sounding names, and healthy oils are often unfairly villainized. In this blog post, I show you what to look for so you can avoid unhealthy oils and get the right fats into your low-carb or ketogenic diet. 

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