From the home cooks new-found enthusiasm for coconut oil to restaurants deep frying with “healthy” vegetable oil, there has been a lot of debate over which oils are the best cooking oils.
The fact is that some oils degrade when exposed to heat, which makes them bad choices for cooking.
In this article and video, I explain which oils to include as part of your healthy low-carb or keto lifestyle, and which ones to avoid.
Counting macros is an important skill to learn when following a low-carb diet.
As low-carb diets continue to grow in popularity, you may have seen the term, “net carbs” thrown around.
What does this term mean, and what counts when you follow a low-carb diet? Total carbs or net carbs?
In this post, I’ll explain what net carbs are, how they are calculated, and share why choosing to count net carbs could make it harder for you to succeed on your low-carb diet.
If you take the sugar out of a food or drink, you lower the total carb count, so what about sugar-free foods and drinks on a low-carb diet?
Are sugar-free products helpful or harmful as you work toward your weight loss goals?
In this post, I share some important insights about sugar-free foods and drinks on a low-carb diet.
People following my diet plan know I recommend a low-carb, high-fat diet.
This type of diet keeps hunger away and moves your body into a fat-burning state.
I get a lot of questions about which foods fall into the category of low-carb, high-fat.
In this post, I will answer this question by sharing my top five low-carb, high-fat foods that you can easily add to your daily diet!
Vegetables are healthy carbs, but if you’re on a low-carb diet, you’ll get better results if you pick non-starchy veggies over the starchy ones.
The challenge is telling them apart!
In this post, you’ll find…
- Lists of Starchy Vegetables vs Non-Starchy Vegetables
- 3 Tricks you can use to tell if a vegetable will support (i.e. non-starchy) or oppose (i.e. starchy) your efforts to lose weight.
Probiotics are often brought up in healthy weight loss discussions, but what does the research say? Do probiotics and fat loss have a direct link?
In this blog post, I share the interesting research and conclusions made about probiotics and fat loss.
Here’s a test!
You are staying at a hotel that is providing you a complimentary breakfast.
Your breakfast choices are:
- Bagel with Cream Cheese
- Yogurt with Fruit
- Bacon and Eggs
One of these breakfast options will keep your body in a state of fat burning, while the other two will encourage your body to make fat.
The answer might surprise you!