Q&A 16: Choosing Goals over Instant Gratification

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In today's episode we're answering a listener question about what strategies can be helpful when trying to choose your goals in the face of temptation. We are programmed to seek instant gratification over long-term progress and well being. Listen Now! Download Episode Listener Question: "Hi Elizabeth! I’m really enjoying your podcast and I’ve implemented a handful of the strategies you talk about. I’ve set some goals and identified a couple ...Read More

Episode 059: Soda And Fat Loss

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In today's episode we're talking about soda and sugar-sweetened beverages. We talk about the composition of soda and how it is designed to make us want more and more and we talk about the impact of that much sugar on our health and fat loss. Listen Now! Download Episode Soda Facts: Serving Sizes through the years 1915 6.5 oz bottle 1955 10 oz bottle 1960 12 oz can 1992 20 ...Read More

Episode 058 – Understanding Fat Loss: The Insulin Effect

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In today's episode we take a closer look at the master fat loss hormone: insulin. We talk about how it turns off fat burning, how it impacts health, energy, hunger and cravings and how to know if you've developed insulin resistance. We'll also talk about understanding fat loss in light of insulin resistance and what you can do to improve your body's overall sensitivity to insulin. Listen Now! Download Episode ...Read More

Episode 057: The Wrong Approach

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So many of us embrace the wrong approach to fat loss. We are enticed by detoxes, quick fixes, food lists, meals plans, etc and we don't ever really think about our anchor - what holds us back, what weighs us down and impedes our progress. The quick fix and food-centric approach often doesn't address the root of the problem and therefore isn't a viable solution! Listen Now! Download Episode Are ...Read More

Episode 056: Is Comparison Slowing Your Progress?

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In this episode we talk about how comparing ourselves to others can really impede progress. It can lead to paralysis and inaction or it can stroke our ego and prevent us from really striving for our full potential. We fall into this comparison trap when we compare our eating habits, our consistency, our bodies and our workouts to other people and really, nothing good can come from it! Listen Now! ...Read More

Episode 055: Probiotics for Fat Loss & Health

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In today's episode we talk about what probiotics are and how they significantly impact fat loss, health, longevity, hunger, hormone balance and much more. We address how we unknowingly destroy our micro biome, and how we can restore it via diet and lifestyle. We wrap up talking about probiotic fortified foods & supplements and how you can make good choices. Listen Now! Download Episode Benefits of a Balanced Microbiome: Hormone ...Read More

Q&A 15: 10 Reasons You Aren’t Getting Results

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In today's episode we are answering questions from individuals who feel like they are doing everything right but not getting results. We go into the top 10 reasons people don't get results. Listen Now! Download Episode Question: I’m doing everything right! I’m eating whole foods and I’m not seeing results. What’s wrong with me? 10 Things To Consider: Eating too much Overeating protein Overeating fat Carbs - too much or wrong ...Read More

Episode 053: Soy Story – Soy’s Impact on Fat Loss, Hormones, Nutrition & More

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In today's episode we take a close look at soy, soy products, how they're processed and why they might be mis-labeled as a health food. We tackle their impact on nutrient absorption, hormone balance and more. Listen Now! Download Episode Soy Facts Soy contains naturally-occurring anti-nutrients like phytic acid which impairs absorption of essential minerals including calcium, magnesium, copper, iron and zinc Soy contains protease inhibitors that impair the metabolism ...Read More

Episode 052: The Random Show – Soy, Peanuts, Bananas and More!

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Questions we're tackling in today's episode: What do you think of soy products? Do you eat them? Why or why not? Why do you always mention almond butter and not peanut butter? Do you avoid peanut butter? Why? Is it OK to drink seltzer water? Will a banana for breakfast take me out of fat burning mode? I tend to get overwhelmed by how much weight I need to lose ...Read More


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