If you have a growing belly, it is partially due to a special type of fat called visceral fat that gets stored deep within the abdomen and pushes outward.
The abdomen is a common place for men to put on weight, but it also increases in women after they reach menopause.
In this post, I share why belly fat is a dangerous type of fat, a quick trick for knowing if you have too much, and the best strategies for getting rid of it.
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When you shift from a high-carb to a low-carb diet, you help your body regulate blood sugar, control hunger, and release fat. In this post, I share five things that will boost your low-carb success.
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Low-Carb Diets work because they keep your blood sugar low, and as a result, cause your body to produce less of the fat-storing hormone called insulin. In this video and article, I share the number of carbs you can
eat and still consider your diet keto or simply low-carb.
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Despite our age and the metabolic disadvantages that come with it, practical strategies and food swaps can make the whole process of losing weight after 50 easy, enjoyable and effective.
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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!
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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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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