Are You Dieting The "Right" Way?

As a health coach, I’ve worked with many women who want to lose weight. A common thread is their frustration with the weight loss process in general. They might lose a little weight here and there, but nothing seems to stick. They often feel defeated, discouraged, stressed, and anxious.

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Signs You Need Blood Sugar Balance

So many people are walking around in a state of blood sugar imbalance and insulin resistance. I believe that certain societal conditions got us here (hello food pyramid from the 90s with a base of 8-11 servings of whole grains), and information clarifying the way our bodies really metabolize food can get us out. 

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Shifts To Stop Tracking

While I believe there has been a major shift away from calorie counting in recent years, I still hear it all of the time from my clients, so I know it still exists. Hint: your body does not count calories nor points, and neither should you.  

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Bulletproof Coffee

Healthy fats - as found in bulletproof coffee - will negate the sudden spike in cortisol, causing blood sugar levels to remain at bay. Coconut oil (or ideally brain octane oil - a more potent coconut oil) is so good for brain health and will leave you feeling clear and energized.

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The Effects of Fructose

Fructose (the sugar found specifically in fruit) is metabolized differently than other sugars. Whereas glucose (sugar in its simplest form) is digested, absorbed and transported to the liver to be released into the blood stream (after which our cells and muscle tissue use it for energy), only our liver cells can break down fructose, increasing the likelihood that the sugar will be converted to triglycerides

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The Amazing Benefits of Coconut

I often get asked about coconut. It's a food I consume (in its many forms) on a daily basis. Unfortunately, coconut had a bad rap for so long as a saturated fat; but studies are now revealing the truth, and it should have nothing short of superfood status in my book! 

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