Weight Loss

Why YOU Need MCT Oil In Your Life

Medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) have become increasingly popular as people are learning more about the health benefits of nutritional ketosis, which is achieved by replacing net carbohydrates (total carbs minus fiber) with high amounts of healthy fats and moderate amounts of high quality protein.Some of the health benefits of coconut oil relate to the MCTs...

Vitamin D deficiency causes weight gain; here’s how to drop the pounds effortlessly by boosting your vitamin supplementation

For years, the mathematical equation offered to those trying to lose weight seemed simple enough: Burn more calories than you consume. Piece of cake, right? Unfortunately, as with almost everything concerning the human body, it's not quite as simple as that. Over the years, more and more scientific evidence leaks out -- confirming what...

The 411 on the Ketogenic Lifestyle

While the ketogenic diet has stirred controversy, its amazing health benefits simply cannot be disputed. It was originally designed for patients with epilepsy by researchers at Johns Hopkins Medical Center, as it was found that fasting helped improve the amount of seizures patients had.Unfortunately, fasting is not feasible for more than a few days. Therefore a diet was developed...

How To Balance Your Stress Hormones To Lose Weight

I write a lot about the importance of nutrition and exercise for overall health, weight loss, and prevention of disease and certainly, the importance of these things can’t be overstated, but there are couple other important factors that we sometimes miss.I occasionally have clients who, despite a close-to-perfect diet and a regular exercise regime,...

Why You Need To Know Your Lipids

EVERY Adult Needs To Know Their Lipid Levels How is it used?The lipid profile is used as part of a cardiac risk assessment to help determine an individual's risk of heart disease and to help make decisions about what treatment may be best if there is borderline or high risk.Lipids are a group of fats...

The Alkaline Diet: Dr. Pizzorno is a Fan – and So are Many Celebs!

The alkaline diet is not a faddy diet; it’s a proven healthy eating lifestyle that works long-term as well as providing great short-term weight-loss and higher-energy benefits.There are many famous and savvy followers of the alkaline and plant-based diet, including Victoria Beckham, Gwyneth Paltrow, Alicia Silverstone, Jennifer Aniston, Kirsten Dunst and Jared Leto, to...

Sex is a Workout – And Other Weight-Loss Lies

Think of how many workout tips you have heard. A lot, right? Not all workout tips are legit, and many are in fact lies. Sex is just the least of it when it comes to workout tips and tricks. Below are the worst offenders when it comes to faux-workouts - and just plain bad...

How To Fight Pre-Diabetes In The Real World

A diagnosis of pre-diabetes can send you spinning. Do you change your workout? Do you change your diet? Do you change your habits? All can be good - and all can be done in the real world, aka a busy lifestyle. You do not have to totally quit your life in order to handle...

The Top 5 Reasons You Are Gaining Belly Fat

Weight gain sucks. Weight gain in one certain, unwanted, area can suck even more. For many of us this area is the belly. We can exercise, try different foods, but the fat stays. What can we do? Why does the fat target the belly? Below are the top 5 reasons why you are gaining...

Why You Need Chia Seeds Right Now!

Chi-Chi-Chi-Chia! We all remember that commercial, right? Well, not only are chia seeds good for growing on a Christmas gift, but also for our health. Chia is being found in everything from waffles to cereal to granola bars, and it is the newest superfood it seems. But, what is it for? What does it...
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