Lifestyle

You Want Me to Eat What?

Everyone has heard of fasting in some form or another. Intermittent Fasting, Water Fast, Juice Fast/Cleanse, Fat Fast. Wait, what? FAT?! Yes, you heard me correctly: a fat fast. The skinny? You "fast" from nearly everything except fat for about 5 days. There are lengthier versions that include an extra day, followed by a "re-feed… Continue reading You Want Me to Eat What?

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Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting, also referred to as IF, is by no means a new concept, although it is becoming more widely known and practiced. By definition, intermittent fasting simply means eating within a certain time frame. This is, of course, quite different from the practice of eating six small meals throughout the day. Many people who… Continue reading Intermittent Fasting

Lifestyle

Fat for Fuel

When we consume a high fat/low sugar (carb) diet, our liver begins to produce ketones. Ketones are water-soluble fats that burn more efficiently than carbs. When your body is in fat-burning mode, i.e., ketosis, you also begin to burn stored fat. This, in turn, leads to weight loss and then weight maintenance.

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The Sugar Fix

Today I want to chip away at a very big issue that is especially prevalent in modern society: sugar. Most of us convince ourselves that we have a sweet tooth that we must cater to, but let me assure you, that is not true.

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Sweater Dress Season

I absolutely love dresses and skirts, long or short, fitted or flowing. They are elegant, flattering and comfortable. But the best for this time of year? A good sweater dress! I have a few that I bring out this time of year, and I always receive compliments on them. The sweater dress I wore yesterday… Continue reading Sweater Dress Season