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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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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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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Getting sugar out of your diet is one of the best things you can do to lose weight. Sugar finds its way into seemingly every social event and calls to us with its addictive nature.
If you’ve tried to kick the sugar habit in the past with little success, this post will give you three baby steps that will help you finally get on the path to becoming sugar-free.
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My husband and I tested our blood glucose and ketones after drinking coffee with cream to see if we could get closer to answering the question: Can I have cream in my coffee while I am fasting?
We’ve concluded that yes, it is ok, but there are five important things that you need to keep in mind for optimal health and weight loss benefits.
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A salad is a nutritional powerhouse that is packed with micronutrients, but if you’re eating a low-fat salad, your body is not absorbing all of the vitamins and antioxidants available, and your salad probably doesn’t taste very good.
In this post, I’ll share ten delicious low-carb, high-fat ingredients to add to your salad and the science behind why those fats are important.
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