diet Category

Eat lower carb, not low carb or no carbs

Whenever people ask me about losing weight and about carbs, I’ve found that people are mixing a lot of information up, and getting it wrong. I’ll try to simplify it. Carbs play an important role in health and digestion, certain carbs are good and some are just plain bad for you. Zero or extremely low-carb […]

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make tacos less fattening & yummier!

I love tacos! I could eat tacos every day! Vegan vegetable tacos, shrimp tacos, chicken fajitas tacos, steak tacos, shredded pork tacos…yummy! Here’s how I stay slim and still eat tacos every week: Use corn tortillas, not flour tortillas. They are smaller, have fewer calories, and great for those than cannot eat gluten or wheat. […]

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some vegan burgers are worse than beef

  Everyone knows to avoid fatty animal meat; one of the reasons is due to it’s high cholesterol, but vegan alternatives can be bad for our health too. Lots of vegan products are made with genetically modified (GMO) ingredients, chemicals (usually disguised as flavors), sugar, and various flours and oils. What’s growing in popularity due […]

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Why I won’t eat spirulina

I used to put spirulina powder, for its many vitamins, minerals and antioxidants; in my fruit smoothies, and I even made a raw vegan spirulina pie at one point, but I stopped consuming this algae because the taste was too strong. I’m glad I stopped putting this dark green powder in my food because it’s […]

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My secret three weight loss foods

There’s no foods that will guarantee fat loss, but these three foods fill me up, and when I add them to my diet consistently, I lose body fat, and it’s typically belly fat. When I’m really hungry, I tend to grab nuts, eat nut butter, tortilla chips, or a bar, but every time I do […]

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the Carnivore Diet

There’s some crazy diets out there. One of them is the Carnivore Diet. It’s a diet that consists ENTIRELY from animal products (1). It’s not a joke! No grains, fruit, vegetables, seeds, nuts, or beans are permitted (1). If a diet suggests you stay away from vegetables, don’t try that diet! Just because a diet […]

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the medical problem why you can’t lose bodyfat

Like most people, I wondered what’s the underlying medical problem to explain why I can’t lose weight? I eat well, I exercise, and my portions aren’t big. I had a bunch of tests done, and I didn’t have a slow metabolism, a thyroid issue, a hormonal imbalance, or anything else to explain why I couldn’t […]

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why you can’t lose bodyfat with exercise

All these people are losing bodyfat by working out, so why can’t you? Exercise can increase hunger so people tend to eat more on days they exercise, which negates the calories they burned. People also underestimate how many calories they’ve burned during a workout. Unless you’re very overweight, unfit, and work really hard during a […]

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Eat Organic for Fat Loss

Choosing organic foods over conventional foods is a must to reduce the ingestion of toxic pesticides, which may be the cause of the rise of cancer and obesity. The United States Department of Agriculture, aka the USDA, found that, in many cases, “…pesticide residues remained on fruits and vegetables even after they were washed and,….peeled” […]

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milk contains toxic hormones

  Synthetic hormones have been known to cause cancer, weight gain, and other health issues. Even if you drink antibiotic-free, and certified organic dairy, you are likely to get a dose of harmful hormones. “On typical farms in the United States, calves are separated from their mothers shortly after birth…” which causes her pain and […]

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