Monthly Archives: March 2018

6 Simple Ways to Boost Your Energy Levels

You wake up tired in the morning, and find yourself fading even more by the afternoon. You wonder what it would take for you to have more energy. Boost your energy with these six simple tips: 1. Walk for 10 Minutes That’s all it takes to put a little more pep in your step: Scientists at California State University found a brisk 10-minute walk ups your energy levels and sustains it for two hours. And if you feel inspired, other research shows upping your walk to 20 […]

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How to Stay Informed, Inspired & Intentional with Healthy Eating

National Nutrition Month is a perfect time to practice intentional eating — here’s how. In a day and age when it seems like there’s a national day and a national month every day for everything under the sun it can feel like a lot of “noise”. Who came up with these?! Fortunately, though, there are some important ones like this month — National Nutrition Month.®  Created by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this campaign aims to educate and inform people about smart food choices and sound […]

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Why grains make you fat

How is it that a blueberry muffin or onion bagel can trigger weight gain? Why do people who exercise, soccer Moms, and other everyday people who cut their fat and eat more “healthy whole grains” get fatter and fatter? And why weight gain specifically in the abdomen, the deep visceral fat that I call a “wheat belly,” that is inflammatory, worsens insulin resistance and blood sugars, disrupts hormones like testosterone and estrogens, and is associated with greater risk for heart disease, cancer, and Alzheimer’s? There are several […]

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10 Things to Do at Dinner to Shed Pounds Faster

So we already told you about the best breakfast habits to melt pounds. And we shared what to do at lunch to speed up your weight loss. Heck, we even covered weekend and weekday weight loss to-dos. But if the last meal of the day is your biggest battleground, you really need help. Just home from work or a day with the kids and you’re tired and hungry, looking at yet another herculean task: Pulling together a healthy meal when all you really want to do is […]

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How to get back on track when you’ve fallen off the low-carb wagon

How do you help and motivate people to start and stay on a low-carb diet? That’s what I discuss in this interview with family doctor David Unwin and his wife Jen who is a psychologist. Together they practically help patients change behavior by bringing psychological strategies to the medical clinic. Watch a part of the interview above, where they talk about how to get back on track when you’ve ‘fallen off the wagon’. Full interview: https://www.dietdoctor.com/get-back-track-youve-fallen-off-low-carb-wagon Powered by WPeMatico

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How Does Caffeine Affect a Keto Diet

Click Here to Subscribe: http://Bit.ly/ThomasVid Website: http://ThomasDeLauer.com How Does Caffeine Affect a Keto Diet – Thomas DeLauer Caffeine & Ketosis A new study published in the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology (2016) looked to see if caffeine enhanced ketosis or worked against it In the study, entitled Caffeine intake increases plasma ketones: an acute metabolic study in humans, Canadian researchers evaluated the effects of caffeine consumption in a group of 10 volunteers They fasted for 12 hours and then ate a breakfast that consisted of 85g […]

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6 Foods That Beat Belly Fat

Spanx isn’t your only solution to getting rid of belly fat. Science has found that, along with weight loss and exercise, eating certain foods can help you specifically whittle your middle. Bonus: Adding these foods to your healthy diet won’t just help you slip into a little black dress or fit into your high school gym shorts. Paring those particular pounds—the ones that hang over your belt—may also help you reduce your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and certain cancers. Like the […]

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6 Reasons You’re Tired All The Time

Our lives are so busy these days most of us feel exhausted when bedtime comes. But if you feel constantly fatigued during the day for no obvious reason, the cause could be a medical condition such as hypothyroidism, sleep apnea or undiagnosed diabetes. If your doctor clears you of those afflictions and you still feel tired all the time, the choices you make during the day may be the culprit. Being tired all day doesn’t just affect your energy level—it’s a common cause of overeating, which can […]

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7 Pain-Free Lunch Habits That Melt Pounds (and Burn Calories!)

At lunch time, it’s easy and oh-so-tempting to grab a quick bite at the local fast food or pizza joint or worse—eat at your desk from the vending machine. Don’t lose your momentum and resolve at mid-day. Here are seven ways to make the most of your mid-day meal: 1. Make sure lunch isn’t your first meal of the day.People on the National Weight Loss Registry—folks who’ve lost at least 30 pounds and kept it off for more than a year—have a number of good habits in […]

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