Sugar is one of the main sources of fuel for your body. For this reason, you may think this means you have to continually consume sugar to stay energized throughout the day.
However, if your goal is to lose weight, that is not a good idea.
You actually want your body to prefer burning body fat, not sugar.
In this post I explain how to make a simple shift in your food choices to help your body prefer to burn body fat rather than sugar.
The answer may surprise you!
There are many non-caloric sweeteners that you can use to replace sugar in your diet.
They are in everything from diet sodas and sugar-free treats to coffee or tea.
However, if you are relying on them to lose weight, you might be inadvertently hampering your progress.
In this post, I share the overwhelming evidence against artificial sweeteners.
Follow along to learn how artificial sweeteners increase insulin resistance and turn you into a good fat-storer and a poor fat-burner.
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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!
Intermittent fasting is a useful and proven tool for fat loss, but it also has health benefits.
When intermittent fasting, your body has an opportunity to clean up dead cells and debris through a process called autophagy.
This process has been credited with everything from slowing aging to better heart health.
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.