Keto Diet for Weight Loss: Is it magic or not?

There are several reasons that indirectly cause you to not lose weight on keto such as, eating too high of carbs kicking you out of ketosis, eating too much protein, eating too many nuts, too much stress, and not enough sleep to name a few. However, these all lead to the direct reason of why you are not losing weight.

Intermittent fasting and weight loss: Does it work?

With an increasing obesity epidemic comes the search for effective weight loss strategies. One of the more recent strategies to gain attention is called Intermittent Fasting, or IF for short. Google searches for “Intermittent fasting” have skyrocketed in the last couple years, now approaching almost 1 million searches per month! It is clear that people are becoming more and more interested in learning about intermittent fasting (IF), also called time-restricted feeding.

Can You Lose Weight By Not Eating?

It seems as though every week there is a new “miracle” diet in the fitness world. From the ones that have stood the test of time such as the Atkins diet, to the new “magical” butter-in-your–coffee, detox tea’s, and juice cleanse diets. But, what about a plain and simple “can you lose weight without eating” diet? Is this possible?

Grass-fed or Grain-fed Beef?

Beef is a staple food in America. In fact,  According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), 25 billion pounds of beef was consumed in the U.S. in 2012 alone. Beef has a history of being blamed for heart disease and even cancer. Although these negative claims have been made against beef, the consumption has clearly not decreased. However, there has been an increase of consumer awareness of the quality of beef in the supermarkets. Let's take an unbiased look at some truths about grain-fed and grass-fed beef in order for the consumer to make the ideal choice.

Know What to Look For on a Label

This assures that the numbers you see are, indeed, the real totals in the entire product. My second recommendation, because I know it is not that common to find 1 serving per product, is to portion out the serving size and put the rest of the package away. In this example, take a 1 cup measuring tool and put the rest of the box away.