Studies show that splitting your day into periods of eating and fasting promotes health and weight loss, but is that how we eat? An innovative study published in 2015 revealed that many of us are all-day grazers, eating for 15 hours or more each day.
That, by itself, is an interesting finding, but what’s truly remarkable is what happened to the study participant’s weight, energy level, and sleep satisfaction when they did nothing more than shortened their daily eating window by just a few hours.
In this post, we’ll take a look at how shortening your eating hours might result in a health and weight loss boost for you.
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Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a natural remedy for everything from better health to weight loss. There is scientific evidence to support many of these claims.
In this post, I share what research has to say about apple cider vinegar benefits, from its ability to control blood sugar and improve insulin sensitivity to its ability to reduce belly fat and lower cholesterol.
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Sweeteners in coffee and their effect on intermittent fasting. Is it good or bad?
In this post, we test our blood glucose and ketone levels to find out if adding non-caloric sweeteners, like stevia, Sweet’N’Low, Equal, and Splenda to your morning coffee will break an intermittent fast?
Spoiler Alert: If you are a fan of artificial sweeteners, you may not be happy with some of our results.
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There has been a growing interest in 500-calorie meals thanks to the growing popularity of intermittent fasting schedules like the 5:2 Diet and modified alternate day fasting.
If you follow one of these eating patterns or you are simply looking for a 500-calorie meal to keep your hunger away for hours, a low-carb, high-fat salad is the way to go. In this post, I share the ingredients that go into a 500-calorie salad.
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Sugar holds the promise of more energy and hunger satisfaction but eating it does not deliver on that promise. Here are 10 signs that you may be addicted to sugar.
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You don’t have to lose your love affair with food when you go on a low-carb or keto diet and you don’t have to starve. In this post, I share 5 super-quick snacks that are easy to keep stocked in your kitchen and great for keeping your body in a fat-burning state.
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We ran a test to discover if adding half & half to our morning coffee will break a fast.
In this post, we share the results along with our testing methods and materials.
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