Monthly Archives: June 2017

Best fruits that are low in carbs

“…Berries are the healthiest fruits…offer potential protection against cancer…boost…the immune system…and may help you live longer” and what’s even more amazing is that they are low in calories and carbohydrates. If they are picked at their freshest, they’re sweet, and will satisfy a sugar craving. I eat berries every day, but since fresh organic berries can […]

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How to pick the most-nutrient dense foods

We’ve been told to select a rainbow of foods to get a variety of nutrients, but the produce and vegetables that have the most antioxidants are those that have the boldest colors like red. So choose red grapes, red apples and red cabbage over green, red onions over yellow or white onions, and yellow corn […]

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Low-Calorie Dairy-Free Cookbook

All the recipes are dairy-free, 90% of which are gluten-free, and all the desserts are vegan. This is not your typical diet book. You will learn: everything you need to know about nutrition what it’s like living with food allergies the mindset of an anorexic proven techniques to stop over-eating which fat-loss products/treatments work & which […]

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Sit at work; it’s better for you

At my job, I spend the entire time on my butt at the computer. Standing does burn more calories than sitting so I placed my computer screen and keyboard higher, and tried it out. After a week, my back, neck, and feet hurt, so went back to sitting in front of my computer at work, […]

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Clarification on fats: good vs. bad

All fat is not bad, but there are diets that will encourage you to eat high-fat meats, like many on the Paleo or Whole 30 diet. I saw a post on Instagram from a woman who follows a Paleo diet, who wrote that lard is good for you and to eat bacon and cook your […]

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why calories and macros aren’t everything

If I’m eating a certain number of calories and keeping my macronutrients (carbs, protein and fats) in line with what is ideal for me, does it really matter if I eat two cookies and white rice, instead of oatmeal and quinoa if the calories and macros are exactly the same? It turns out that it […]

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is a cheat meal a good thing?

A cheat meal is a high-calorie, high-fat entrée that is eaten once a week, usually on Saturdays. A cheat meal only works for weight loss if you are eating in a calorie deficit all other six days a week. A cheat meal may fail to lower your body fat if you’re adding a dessert, or […]

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