There are three macronutrients that provide the majority of your daily calories. They are carbs, protein, and fat. Each nutrient has a different effect on your metabolism.
By dropping your carb intake from 250 grams per day to 25, your metabolism shifts from relying on glucose for energy to burning fat for fuel. In this post, I’ll explain why it makes sense to lower your carb intake and show you what a 250-carb day looks like compared to a menu that provides 25 grams.
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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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With five grams of fat and less than one gram of carbs, an egg is a great choice for a low-carb/high-fat diet.
But what can you have for breakfast if don’t tolerate eggs or you are tired of eating them?
Here are 5 healthy low-carb, non-egg breakfasts.
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Is the secret to weight loss eating less food or eating the right foods?
In this post, I discuss whether it is calories or hormones that determine whether or not you will lose weight.
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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!
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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.
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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!
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