Losing weight and boosting your immune system do not have to be separate goals. Like the tide that lifts all boats, practicing good diet and lifestyle habits will keep you healthy from the inside out. Here are 5 things that you can do to gain health and lose weight at the same time.Read More “5 Ways to Boost Immune System as You Lose Weight”
Eating is a coping mechanism for many people during times of stress. It is so common because, unfortunately, it works (or, at least it seems to work). Eating foods that are high in sugar and refined flour has an immediate calming effect, but comes with long-term consequences that can be hard to reverse. In this post, I’ll share what happens inside of you when you stress eat and practical ways that I have found to stop stress eating.Read More “How to Stop Stress Eating and Why You Do It”
Supporting your immune system starts with the foods you eat, and the good news is that many of the best foods for your immune system are low in carbs so you can continue to work toward your weight loss goal. In this post, I share 10 low carb immune-boosting foods.Read More “10 Low Carb, Immune Boosting Foods”
Ketones are normal compounds that show up in your body when the body’s primary fuel, glucose, is running low. Ketones come from the breakdown of fat so if they are present, fat is being burned.
Following a keto diet is an effective way to coax your body to make ketones, but it is not the only way. In this post, I’ll share actions that you can take to boost ketone production in your body, even if you are not fully keto.Read More “How to Make Ketones without a Keto Diet”
The term alternate day fasting seems to be self-explanatory; you simply alternate between fasting and non-fasting days. Two common variations add a twist by allowing you to eat some food on your fasting days. In this post, I show you how to follow complete and modified alternate-day fasting routines.
Alternate day fasting is worth a look whether you are new to intermittent fasting or experienced and looking for ways to vary your routine. Let’s start with the straightforward method.Read More “3 Ways to Do Alternate Day Fasting”
As women age, hormonal changes alter the way fat is stored on our bodies. These hormonal changes can start in our thirties with few noticeable symptoms other than a greater propensity to put on weight.
In this article, you’ll learn about the defining chapters in a woman’s reproductive life and how they affect weight gain.Read More “Women and Weight Gain: How It Changes as We Age”