When you think of Alzheimer’s disease, what comes to mind?
It is probably an older person experiencing a progressive loss of memory and difficulty recognizing common objects or even faces of loved ones.
For many years we have believed that Alzheimer’s is a consequence of aging with a genetic propensity toward getting it.
In other words, there was nothing you could do to avoid it.
However, there are new understandings about how the foods we eat impact the brain.
These understandings have many linking the disease to our diet.
In fact, Alzheimer’s Disease is now being referred to as Type 3 Diabetes.
In this post, I will discuss how Alzheimer’s is linked to a pre-diabetic state called insulin resistance, and why this might be good news in the long run.
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Is the secret to weight loss eating less food or eating the right foods?
In this post, I discuss whether it is calories or hormones that determine whether or not you will lose weight.
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If you are trying to follow a healthy diet, then you have likely started reading food labels.
You may have noticed that many ingredient lists contain tricky names.
One of the trickiest ingredients is fruit juice concentrate.
It sounds healthy, but is it?
In this blog post and video, I explain what fruit juice concentrate is and how it affects your health.
Do you have to give up honey on a low-carb diet?
Many people swear by the healing properties of honey and don’t want to give it up.
In this post, I go over the pros and cons of eating honey on a low-carb diet, so you can decide if it is the right fit for you!
Sugar is one of the main sources of fuel for your body. For this reason, you may think this means you have to continually consume sugar to stay energized throughout the day.
However, if your goal is to lose weight, that is not a good idea.
You actually want your body to prefer burning body fat, not sugar.
In this post I explain how to make a simple shift in your food choices to help your body prefer to burn body fat rather than sugar.
The answer may surprise you!
Read More “How to Burn Body Fat as Fuel & Lose Weight Faster”
There are many non-caloric sweeteners that you can use to replace sugar in your diet.
They are in everything from diet sodas and sugar-free treats to coffee or tea.
However, if you are relying on them to lose weight, you might be inadvertently hampering your progress.
In this post, I share the overwhelming evidence against artificial sweeteners.
Follow along to learn how artificial sweeteners increase insulin resistance and turn you into a good fat-storer and a poor fat-burner.
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Are you worried that adding things to your coffee will break your intermittent fast?
Your worries are over!
We stuck our finger 16 times over a 4-day period to bring YOU a definitive answer about how your body handles black coffee, cream, MCT Oil, and butter.
Let’s figure out once and for all if these additions to your morning coffee will break your fast!
Read More “Coffee Experiment! What Can I Put In My Coffee When Intermittent Fasting – We Ran The Test”