Natural 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...

Gym Rules We Wish Everyone Would Follow

Every gym has "those people" - and if yours doesn't you are probably that person. I'm talking about those obnoxious, rule-breaking, loud grunting gym rats who don't really care that anyone else is around. While all gyms have rules regarding equipment usage and cleaning, the vast majority wish that they had iron-clad rules on...

3 Blunders to Avoid on Your Weight Loss Journey

There are times on your weight loss journey when progress can come to a halt. Days or weeks can go by without you seeing movement on the scale, and it can get downright frustrating. After working with thousands of clients, I’ve noticed certain patterns that can cause this weight loss stoppage. Here are 3...

The Most Underrated Time Of Year To Try To Lose Weight

Sometimes your weight-loss plan can sound a lot like this: “I’m just so busy, but when things start to wind down, I’ll get started.” Or, “the end of the year is only a few months away, so I’ll really get going on my weight loss in the New Year.”It's not much of a plan...

Healthy Weight-Loss vs. Unhealthy Weight-Loss

If you are like most people who want to lose weight, you probably have already tried diet pills, popular diets, hard exercises and maybe even surgery, and sure, all these could help you lose weight — unhealthy weight that is. Most people don’t take too much notice as to exactly what weight they are...

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...

The Top 10 Calcium-Rich Foods

Calcium is the most abundant mineral in the body. Almost 99 percent of the body’s calcium is stored in the structure of the bones and teeth. The truth is, though, many of us aren’t eating enough calcium rich foods. (And hint: It’s not always about dairy).Bone calcium is also used as a storage area...

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...

Is Your Fitness Tracker Sabotaging Your Diet?

Studies are fun, aren't they? Sometimes they can help with diets - and sometimes they can show us where our diet attempts are failing us. A new study is showing that our beloved fitness trackers are actually doing us more harm than good. Yup, it's sad, but if you are finding that you are...

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,...
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