If you’re like me, you grew up with the understanding that breakfast was the most important meal of your day. But is that a fact or a myth?
In this post, we will dive into breakfast to find out if it is necessary to rev up your metabolism and prevent muscle loss.
We’ll also take a look at the research to see if there is any truth to the thought that skipping breakfast backfires causing you to overeat later in the day.
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Nearly two-thirds of us enjoy a morning cup of coffee and its popularity has been climbing every year (1)(2).
Is drinking coffee OK or are we doing our bodies harm by drinking cup after cup, day after day? In this post, I’ll share the good and bad of coffee. We’ll investigate how it impacts your health and weight.
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One of the most common questions I get about intermittent fasting is whether drinking coffee breaks a fast. In this post, I share what we know from research as well as my personal test of coffee while fasting.
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Studies show that splitting your day into periods of eating and fasting promotes health and weight loss, but is that how we eat? An innovative study published in 2015 revealed that many of us are all-day grazers, eating for 15 hours or more each day.
That, by itself, is an interesting finding, but what’s truly remarkable is what happened to the study participant’s weight, energy level, and sleep satisfaction when they did nothing more than shortened their daily eating window by just a few hours.
In this post, we’ll take a look at how shortening your eating hours might result in a health and weight loss boost for you.
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Sweeteners in coffee and their effect on intermittent fasting. Is it good or bad?
In this post, we test our blood glucose and ketone levels to find out if adding non-caloric sweeteners, like stevia, Sweet’N’Low, Equal, and Splenda to your morning coffee will break an intermittent fast?
Spoiler Alert: If you are a fan of artificial sweeteners, you may not be happy with some of our results.
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Adding intermittent fasting to your diet is an effective way to throw your metabolism a curveball, keep insulin levels low, and encourage faster weight loss. The intermittent fasting method that you follow will have a lot to do with what fits into your lifestyle. In this post, discover ten ways to fast.
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