There are three macronutrients that provide the majority of your daily calories. They are carbs, protein, and fat. Each nutrient has a different effect on your metabolism.
By dropping your carb intake from 250 grams per day to 25, your metabolism shifts from relying on glucose for energy to burning fat for fuel. In this post, I’ll explain why it makes sense to lower your carb intake and show you what a 250-carb day looks like compared to a menu that provides 25 grams.
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If you have a growing belly, it is partially due to a special type of fat called visceral fat that gets stored deep within the abdomen and pushes outward.
The abdomen is a common place for men to put on weight, but it also increases in women after they reach menopause.
In this post, I share why belly fat is a dangerous type of fat, a quick trick for knowing if you have too much, and the best strategies for getting rid of it.
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When you set out on a goal to lose weight, it requires determination, discipline, and consistent effort. These characteristics are a challenge to uphold, so it is understandable that most of us want the weight to come off quickly.
When internal and external factors are favorable, losing 10 pounds a month is a reasonable goal to set. But you may be facing metabolic or environmental issues that make this target harder to hit.
In this post, I’ll discuss the best methods for losing weight fast and the special circumstances that may impact how quickly your body will shed the pounds.
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When you shift from a high-carb to a low-carb diet, you help your body regulate blood sugar, control hunger, and release fat. In this post, I share five things that will boost your low-carb success.
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Intermittent fasting is a simple fat-loss strategy that involves shortening the hours in which you consume your daily calories. It is a tool that anyone can use to accelerate fat loss, but there are some mistakes that can make it harder than it has to be. In this post, I’ll discuss six common intermittent fasting mistakes.
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When you start a keto or low-carb diet the first thing to cut back on are starchy foods. But when prepared properly, some of the starch in these foods can resist digestion.
It is these resistant starches that are important to you as a low-carb or keto dieter. In this blog post, I explain what resistant starch is, how you can benefit from it, and how you may be able to work it into your healthy keto diet without compromising weight loss.
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Intermittent fasting is a great tool for accelerating fat loss, but it is intimidating to think about going without food for 16 hours or more.
In this post, I share three tips that will help you comfortably add intermittent fasting to your weight loss strategy.
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