Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

Dr. Becky’s Fitness Blog

Metabolic Flexibility – The Making of a Fat-Burning Body

Video | Definition | Advantages | How to Become Metabolically Flexible | Takeaway

We have access to food around the clock and many modern foods have been refined, changing the way our bodies handle them. These changes leave our metabolisms one dimensional making it hard to switch between running on both glucose and fat.

In this post, I’ll explain how to make your body more efficient at switching between whichever fuel source is available and how that renewed metabolic flexibility will make you a better fat burner.

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Raw or Cooked Veggies – Is One Better Than the Other?

Video  | Nutrients  | Thyroid | Digestion  | Variety

Non-starchy vegetables are a great way to fill your stomach without filling your body with calories or carbs. I am often asked if there is any advantage to eating raw or cooked veggies, so I will tackle that question in this article.

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5 Low Carb Food Swaps That Cut 100 Carbs a Day

Video | Breakfast | Lunch | Snack | Dinner | Dessert | List of Low Carb Foods [Downloadable]

Getting started with a low carb diet can be intimidating. You might be worried that you’ll feel deprived or hungry without the carbs. Cutting carbs is easy and a low carb diet is better at controlling hunger than a high carb diet.

In this post, I share 5 food swaps from breakfast to dessert that will effortlessly and deliciously cut more than 100 carbs out of your day. 

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Garlic Green Beans with Pine Nuts Recipe

Recipe | Video | About Pine Nuts | Prep

Adding fat to a vegetable side dish helps your body absorb the fat-soluble vitamins and minerals in the veggies. A wonderfully healthy fat to add is pine nuts. Their mild, earthy flavor blends nicely with green beans in this Garlic Green Bean recipe.

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Can You Exercise During a Fast?

Aerobic Exercise  | Resistance Exercise  | Length of Fast | Takeaways

Studies show that exercising while you are fasting helps your muscle cells take in glucose and help you burn fat. These are great things if your goal is to lose weight. But what is happening to your muscles?

Are muscles breaking down to fuel your exercise session? The answer to this question is not black and white. But in this post, I will share what research has uncovered about exercising in a fasted state. 

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Apple Cider Vinegar Improves Insulin Sensitivity | How Much to Take

Video | Research | Conclusion | Dosage | Taste Test

We get a lot of questions on Becky’s YouTube channel about apple cider vinegar, and whether apple cider vinegar improves insulin sensitivity.

So we decided to dive into the research and find out what’s what with this amazing concoction.

What we found is pretty interesting!

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The Most and Least Addictive Foods: Lists & Reasons

Most Addictive Foods  | Least Addictive Foods  | Video | What Makes a Food Addictive  | Takeaway

A study had participants sample foods and rank them from most addictive to least addictive. I bet you can guess some of the foods that are highly addictive, but what do those foods have in common that makes us crave them?

In this post, I share the list of most and least addictive foods as well as insights that reveal the lethal combination of ingredients that make certain foods irresistible.

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