If you’re like many people, you’ve found that cutting carbs is a great way to lose weight and improve the way you feel. So, if cutting back on carbs is beneficial, wouldn’t it be best to just stop eating carbs altogether?
There is a diet that lives by this philosophy called the Carnivore Diet. This post completes our two-part series on how your body runs without carbs by discussing the pros and cons of the Carnivore Diet. Read More “How Your Body Runs without Carbs: The Carnivore Diet (Part 2 of 2)”
Carbohydrates provide energy for your body and brain. A diet that is high in quick-digesting carbs blocks weight loss. So, how do you strike a balance between providing your body and brain with energy while allowing weight loss to happen? I’ll answer that question in this first part of our two-part series on how your body runs without carbs. Read More “How Your Body Runs without Carbs: Low or No Carbs? (Part 1 of 2)”
HbA1c is a blood test that shows how well you are controlling your blood sugar over time. It does this by taking a look at how much sugar is attached to your red blood cells. The more sugar that’s attached, the higher your HbA1c. In this post, we’ll take a look at how this test works and ways to keep your results in the healthy range. Read More “What Does HbA1c Mean and How Can You Lower It”
Not all carbs are created equal. Some cause weight gain while others flood your body with the nutrients it needs to keep your metabolism running strong. In this post, we’ll rank carbs from worst to best, so you can make the right choices for weight loss. Read More “How to Pick the Best Carbs for Weight Loss”
Whether you are trying to lose that last 10 pounds or you have more than 100 pounds to lose, your goal will require time and consistent effort. If you’re not prepared, old habits can sneak back into your routine and sabotage your results. In this post, I’ll discuss three diet pitfalls to avoid in order to keep moving forward toward your goal. Read More “3 Diet Pitfalls That Pull You Back to Old Habits”
Low-carb diets are popular because they work, but what exactly does “low” mean? In this post, I’ll define low-carb and keto ranges, explain why the types of carbs that you eat matters, and help you determine the number of carb grams that you can eat and still lose weight. Read More “How Many Carbs Can You Eat & Still Lose Weight?”
There is no doubt that reducing my carb intake has made a world of difference in how I feel, and low-carb dieting is a very effective weight loss strategy. But, if you’re just getting started on a low-carb diet, there are some things to consider. In this post, I will share five things that are good to know before you go low-carb. Read More “5 Things to Know Before You Start a Low-Carb Diet”