7 Avocado Substitutes to Keep Your Low-Carb Diet on Track

I consider avocados one of my top five favorite low-carb, high-fat foods.
They are packed with healthy fat, fiber, and micronutrients.
Even though avocados have so many benefits, they are not for everyone.
If you are a person that cannot stand them, then you need to find substitutions that contain similar amounts of healthy fats without the carbs.
In this post, I will share seven foods that have similar nutrient profiles to an avocado to help you keep your low-carb diet on track!

How to Make Weight Loss After Menopause Easier

As a 51-year-old woman, I understand that menopause changes things… a lot of things.

While it does not prevent fat loss, it does require a new and unique strategy to keep the weight off.

In this post, I discuss how fat storage changes as we move into menopause and how to work around those changes to make weight loss easier.

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Alzheimer’s is Now Called Type 3 Diabetes – Is It Due to Aging or Diet

When you think of Alzheimer’s disease, what comes to mind?

It is probably an older person experiencing a progressive loss of memory and difficulty recognizing common objects or even faces of loved ones.

For many years we have believed that Alzheimer’s is a consequence of aging with a genetic propensity toward getting it.

In other words, there was nothing you could do to avoid it.

However, there are new understandings about how the foods we eat impact the brain.

These understandings have many linking the disease to our diet.

In fact, Alzheimer’s Disease is now being referred to as Type 3 Diabetes.

In this post, I will discuss how Alzheimer’s is linked to a pre-diabetic state called insulin resistance, and why this might be good news in the long run.
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Is Fruit Juice Concentrate Healthy on a Low-Carb Diet?

If you are trying to follow a healthy diet, then you have likely started reading food labels.
You may have noticed that many ingredient lists contain tricky names.
One of the trickiest ingredients is fruit juice concentrate.
It sounds healthy, but is it?
In this blog post and video, I explain what fruit juice concentrate is and how it affects your health.

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