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331: Carbs And Fat Loss

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There is way too much confusion about carbohydrates. Too many people lump them all in the same category and act as if grams of carbs or calories are the only relevant factor. That's not the case. Others act as if all carbs are "bad" - also not the case. Some suggest that carbs are essential and even when pursuing fat loss we should consume multiple servings of quality carbs each ...Read More

290: What’s A Fat Loss Breakfast? Answers To Common Questions

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Is breakfast the most important meal of the day? Is there such a thing as a fat loss breakfast? Are there certain foods that turn off your fat burning potential? Do I have to eat breakfast? If I put lemon in my water will I stop burning fat? For how long should breakfast hold me over? We're answering all these questions and more on today's podcast! Don't miss it! If ...Read More

Bar-Buyer Beware

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Lots of people are spending lots of money buying protein bars thinking that they're a healthy, convenient alternative to processed snacks and candy bars. Not so fast. In most cases they are highly processed, expensive candy bars with added protein & a sprinkle of synthetic vitamins and minerals. Can we do a little science before we tackle the products & marketing? I really need everyone to understand this: your body is ...Read More

195: The Golden Rules of Carbs and Fat Loss

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Forget what you have heard!  You can eat carbohydrates and still successfully meet your fat loss goals and maintain the results. There are hundreds of opinions related to carbs & fat loss and it's tough to know which one is most effective. We're going to clear that up and ensure that you don't have to subscribe to models of restriction or deprivation in order to burn fat and have plenty of energy. ...Read More

170: 3 Ways to Improve Your Carbohydrate Tolerance

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Months ago I shared a quiz to help people identify whether or not they are "carbohydrate sensitive". The vast majority of people are. Fortunately, you can absolutely, positively improve your carbohydrate tolerance. You are probably carb sensitive if you're one of those people who feels like you gain weight at the mere sight of carbs. Or if you struggle with cravings & weight loss seems SO hard. Many people feel ...Read More

141: Is Fake Flavor Making You Fat – Part 2 of 2

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Is fake flavor making you fat? What is fake flavor? Why does it seem like year after year we crave food more yet experience less satisfaction from it? What has changed? A lot has changed. Our food has changed. Whole foods are different and processed foods are different. This combination makes fat loss tough and fat gain pretty easy. In part 1 of this 2-part series we talked about how ...Read More

133: Common Mistakes with Carbs and Cravings

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Let's talk about 5 common mistakes with carbs and cravings. I think we'd all agree that motivation & willpower can only go so far. If we're battling cravings, fat loss is a lot harder than it needs to be. I have ZERO doubt that cravings can be eliminated. And if you're striving for fat loss & health, they should be. In today's episode we're going to talk very specifically about ...Read More

Ep 128: Does Dairy Slow Weight Loss? 10 Things to Consider

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Dairy is a highly debated topic, especially as it relates to weight loss within the Paleo, Primal and whole foods communities. Does dairy slow weight loss? Is it fat loss friendly? Does it increase blood sugar? Does it influence insulin, the master fat loss hormone? Some of the answers might surprise you and we're going to answer all your questions & then some in today's episode! And don't forget to ...Read More

low carb bread recipe

Recipe: Fat Loss Friendly Low Carb Bread

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Low carb keto bread! Dude. I'm happy. This is good. Let's get something out of the way right off the bat: if you love bread then enjoy amazing, bakery fresh bread every once in a while. There's nothing wrong with that. Of course. This recipe is not meant to imply that you can never enjoy wonderful bread. This is not a baguette. It is not a replacement for a delicious, ...Read More

Ep 122: Fat Loss Basics Part 2 – Carbohydrates

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To kick off the New Year, I am doing a series called Fat Loss Basics! In the first episode, we talked about calories & hormones and the requirements for fat loss. In today's episode we're taking a deep dive into carbohydrates including: What are they? How do different types of carbs impact fat loss? How do carbs impact metabolism? What are the best carb strategies for fat loss? You can get ...Read More