A Guide to Ketogenic Diet Basics

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The practice of eating low carb, high fat and moderate protein has been around since the dawn of man, quite literally.  Our bodies evolved to survive and in order to do that we had burn multiple types of fuel.  Most people, today, believe that our primary fuel type is sugar (glucose).  I would argue that it is, in fact, fat …

Reduce Stress, Feel Great & Lose Weight!

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Stress is bad.  Chronic stress is worse.  A growing body of evidence shows that the impact stress has on our general health and wellness is significant.  So what is it and how can you manage it? Stress is a physiological response to danger originating from our time as a primitive species.  Back in the day, we needed an extreme, immediate …

How to Lose Weight naturally through Intermittent Fasting

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The food industry wants us to believe that we are getting more and more overweight because we eat too much and exercise too little.  This position takes the responsibility off of them and puts it squarely on us!  Sadly, many of us have fallen victim to believing this fiction. What is far closer to the truth is that our diet …

Lower Blood Sugar Naturally

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Type II diabetes is a spectrum.  It starts with insulin resistance, moves through metabolic syndrome and ends with full blown diabetes.  Within each of these states there is, again, another spectrum.  I point this out, simply, because most medical physicians treat diabetes more like a switch.  Either you have it or you don’t. That can be deceiving because up until …

Improve focus, boost mood and lose weight through Diet & Nutrition

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I was born in 1970.  I remember eating very differently than we do today.  I remember my grandmother cooking real food, that was savory and delicious by anyone’s standards, but  I remember loving the boxes of mac-n-cheese that my mom found so convenient to fix, frequently.  Boxed food was a relatively new thing for us.  As you can imagine, it …