HbA1c is a blood test that shows how well you are controlling your blood sugar over time. It does this by taking a look at how much sugar is attached to your red blood cells. The more sugar that’s attached, the higher your HbA1c. In this post, we’ll take a look at how this test works and ways to keep your results in the healthy range.Read More “What Does HbA1c Mean and How Can You Lower It”
Sugar is a diet destroyer, but is hidden is so many seemingly healthy foods that it can be difficult to avoid. If you’re trying to go sugar-free, you’ll want to be aware of the sneaky ways sugar makes it into your diet. In this post, I’ll share five surprising foods that contain hidden sugar.Read More “5 Surprising Foods with Hidden Sugar”
Many things can lead to yo-yo dieting from hunger and cravings to boredom and fatigue. This on-again-off-again diet circle is mentally and physically draining and can leave you feeling defeated. In this post, I’ll share three things that I’ve found to be successful in helping people break the yo-yo diet cycle.Read More “The Yo-Yo-Dieting Cure”
Not all carbs are created equal. Some cause weight gain while others flood your body with the nutrients it needs to keep your metabolism running strong. In this post, we’ll rank carbs from worst to best, so you can make the right choices for weight loss.Read More “How to Pick the Best Carbs for Weight Loss”
Weight loss is difficult, but it can feel especially difficult to lose weight after 50.
With that said, over the past 50 plus years, a lot has changed in our understanding of how weight loss works. In order to take advantage of this new understanding of how to achieve weight loss after 50, we must learn some new tricks.
In this post, I’ll share how to look at fat loss in a new light, so you can get the results you want!Read More “Tips for Weight Loss After 50 (Changing Habits)”
Whether you are trying to lose that last 10 pounds or you have more than 100 pounds to lose, your goal will require time and consistent effort. If you’re not prepared, old habits can sneak back into your routine and sabotage your results. In this post, I’ll discuss three diet pitfalls to avoid in order to keep moving forward toward your goal.Read More “3 Diet Pitfalls That Pull You Back to Old Habits”
Low-carb diets are popular because they work, but what exactly does “low” mean? In this post, I’ll define low-carb and keto ranges, explain why the types of carbs that you eat matters, and help you determine the number of carb grams that you can eat and still lose weight.Read More “How Many Carbs Can You Eat & Still Lose Weight?”