Getting sugar out of your diet is one of the best things you can do to lose weight. Sugar finds its way into seemingly every social event and calls to us with its addictive nature.
If you’ve tried to kick the sugar habit in the past with little success, this post will give you three baby steps that will help you finally get on the path to becoming sugar-free.
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Sugar is the first thing to go when you go on a low-carb or keto diet, but the desire for sweetness often lingers. Is it a good idea to satisfy your sweet tooth with a non-caloric sweetener like Stevia or other sugar substitutes? We’ll take a look at that question in this post.
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Most of us have experienced a growling stomach, but does the rumbling noise mean you need food and what happens if you ignore it? Will ignoring it hurt you or is it a sign that your body is losing weight?
In this post, I’ll explain why your stomach growls, and answer some common questions about what it means.
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My husband and I tested our blood glucose and ketones after drinking coffee with cream to see if we could get closer to answering the question: Can I have cream in my coffee while I am fasting?
We’ve concluded that yes, it is ok, but there are five important things that you need to keep in mind for optimal health and weight loss benefits.
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Our society has been taught to fear salt, and there are some people for which a low-salt diet may be appropriate.
But, if you are a healthy low-carb dieter, salting your food may help you feel better!
In this post , I will explain the role that salt plays in your diet and why your need for the minerals in salt might increase when you follow a low-carb diet.
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Magnesium deficiency is a common issue that can lead to muscle cramps, fatigue, irritability, and difficulty sleeping.
In this post, I will share foods that are high in magnesium that you can easily and deliciously include in your low-carb diet.
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A salad is a nutritional powerhouse that is packed with micronutrients, but if you’re eating a low-fat salad, your body is not absorbing all of the vitamins and antioxidants available, and your salad probably doesn’t taste very good.
In this post, I’ll share ten delicious low-carb, high-fat ingredients to add to your salad and the science behind why those fats are important.
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