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Ketogenic Diets: What Are They, and Do They Actually Work?

This post is not meant as medical or health advice. Before embarking on any weight loss plan, consult your health care provider and do your own research. Not every diet or weight loss plan works for everyone, and there are situations where certain plans can be dangerous to your health. What is a ketogenic diet? Note that I am saying a ...

Carb Cycling Plan – The Ultimate Lean Gains Solution

  When it comes to not only burning fat, but actually gaining lean muscle mass in the process, a lot of people tend to find themselves avoiding all fats like the plague, including healthy fats such as polyunsaturated fats and monounsaturated fats. When it comes to fat loss and lean gains, however, studies have found that carbohydrates ...

How to Snack Right For Weight Loss

I am contacted daily with questions about how to lose weight and many of you are going about it ineffectively because either you were told incorrect information early on in your fitness journey or you want unrealistic “quick” results which isn’t effective.  Snacking is essential and has a lot of excellent benefits such as: ...

How to Eat Before or After Your Workouts

Disclaimer:  This post contains affiliate links. How can I maintain the right level of calories in my body when exercising? What kind of foods do I need to build muscle or lose weight faster? These are three common questions you will hear fitness experts and fanatics argue about every day? One fact is, having the right foods before or ...

Mindful Eating Tips This Holiday Season

As we gather together with family and friends to enjoy our hearty dinners during this festive season, it is very easy to fall in the trap of over indulging, which can cause queasiness, unnecessary weight gain, and discomfort. At BookMeditationRetreats.com, we believe that the practice of meditation and mindfulness can be brought to the ...

Fitness Myths Busted! Webinar with Dr. Phoenyx Austin

Do you hold true some fitness old wives tales and want to know if they are the truth? Are you confused by all of the mix of fitness information out there? Do you want to know the truth about fitness, nutrition and methods? Then you need want to join Dr. Phoenyx Austin, M.D. and me as we discuss Fitness Myths Busted! There is so much ...

How To Stop Being A Junk Food Junkie Webinar

Do you constantly crave junk food? Are you having a hard time kicking your sugar habit? Then you need to join Adrienne Gordon, Nutrition Specialist and me as we discuss How To Stop Being A Junk Food Junkie. It isn't easy beating the junk food habit.  Even healthy food we thought was healthy for us can be considered junk food.  Don't ...

Back To Basics: Key Steps To Basic Nutrition Webinar

Are you desperately trying to lose weight but don't know what to eat? Are you not sure if you are eating the best way to support your fitness goals? Are you confused by what to eat and what not to eat? Are you confused by portion control? Then you need to join Adrienne Gordon, Nutrition Specialist and me as we discuss Back To Basics:  Key ...

July Love With Food Deluxe Box Unboxing

Disclaimer:  I was compensated through my affiliation with Sverve to write an honest review of the July Love With Food  Deluxe Snack Box.  As always, all opinions, thoughts, suggestions, and recommendations are my very own.  In other words, you are going to get an honest review, regardless of compensation.  :-) I first reviewed the ...

Product Review: March Love With Food Snack Box

Disclaimer:  I was compensated through my affiliation with Sverve to write an honest review of the March Love With Food Snack Subscription Box.  As always, all opinions, thoughts, suggestions, and recommendations are my very own.  In other words, you are going to get an honest review, regardless of compensation.  :-) To all of my ...

Eating Healthy While Travelling

Any kind of travelling can be quite stressful to the body if it's not fed with the right diet. Whether you are planning to travel by plane, automobile or train, you will most likely be faced with the challenges of feeding yourself in the course of what can be a quite a long day. Long rides without breaks can dehydrate the body and make a person ...

7-Day Smoothie and Vegetarian Meal Challenge

Our 7-Day Smoothie & Vegetarian Meal Challenge drops tomorrow [December 16-23] …Simple Rules: 1- Prepare one smoothie and one vegetarian meal each day. 2- Post your pics and recipes. 3- Relax and enjoyyyyy the experience!  #LetsGo Visit their page on Facebook for more details and to post your progress with this challenge. ...

FFFC November Get Ahead of the “Carve” Challenges 2013

Boy oh boy where has this year gone?  We have been hosting monthly challenges since January of this year and have received overwhelming participation.  We are so happy you find these challenges FUN, competitive and helpful.  We are here to do it together and keep each other accountable. Welp, we came up with some cool challenges to help all ...

Meal Mondays: Healthy Turkey Chili Recipe

Who can't appreciate a delicious bowl of hearty chili?  Many moons ago I started making it with ground turkey and quite honestly - it tastes just like the original version but BETTER. This is my "quick" version.  ENJOY and share your favorite chili recipe - I love trying new recipes! Ingredients 2 TB olive oil 2 cloves garlic ...

There May Be Something To This

A few weeks ago I completed my annual physical exam and the vital counts were very impressive.  My blood pressure was 100/62 and my HDL was 146 with my LDL at a low 45 or so.  I'm in my early 40's and do workout so the numbers were not THAT surprising but considering I had a biometric screen done this past December .. and the numbers were not ...