No Carbs, or Different Carbs?

Thanks to misdirection, the #LCHF army, and certainly some misunderstanding, a common mistake made by those starting to eat ‘cleaner’ is not consuming sufficient carbohydrate (CHO). You do need a good dose of daily CHO. What’s important is that you eat the right amounts of the correct types of CHO. Carbohydrates and Insulin Firstly, grains, breads, pastas,…

The Dirt on Sweeteners

By now (I hope) you’re starting to learn that sugar is what makes you fat. Dietary fat – the fat you eat – doesn’t make you fat. What confuses most people is that many natural sugars are touted as being healthy, and that there are so many artificial sweeteners proposing to be a better alternative…

Winter Weight Loss

Winter Weight Loss I was recently sent an article in which the author talked about different strategies for losing weight in winter versus summer. Naturally, the author began with the catch phrase “A summer body starts in winter.” Now I don’t believe that life has seasons—we should be staying fit and healthy all the time…

Five Reasons to do the Lifestyle Challenge

The first Lifestyle Challenge kicks off next week. Aside from wanting to get closer to those new year’s goals and further away from your December holiday body, here are five more reasons you should sign up for the challenge. Develop healthy eating habits The challenge has three nutrition levels with slightly different YES/NO foods. You learn which…