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Episode 075: How Much Fat is Too Much & Cholesterol Myths

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In today's episode we're tackling lots of questions about dietary fat including how much fat is too much, whether or not dietary cholesterol raises serum cholesterol and if fat really clogs your arteries. Plus, we'll go into healthy fat sources, how to incorporate fat into your meals and snacks, signs that you need more fat and how to monitor and adjust your fat intake. Listen Now! Download Episode Discussed in ...Read More

The Duct Tape of the Human Body?

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Oh boy am I excited to write about this topic. I’m not sure why – it’s not something that has been a lifelong passion for me or anything – but when I started to learn more about it and realized how much of what I thought I knew was wrong, I knew I had to share it with you. I want to talk to you about cholesterol. That word has ...Read More

Big, Fat Lies

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Give me just one second while I climb up onto my soap box…. Y’all. We’ve been lied to. For decades. We have the WRONG impression about dietary fat. Like, really, really wrong. Ready for the cliff notes version of the truth? EATING FAT DOES NOT MAKE YOU FAT. In fact, not eating ENOUGH fat might be a big part of the reason you’re gaining fat. No joke. I’m totally serious. I’ve gotta ...Read More

Up Your Energy – Defeating the Dieting Brain Drain

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One of the primary determinants of your ability to burn fat is your hormonal balance. Your body is either primed to store fat or burn fat and that is dictated by your hormones and how they interplay with your lifestyle. Know this: there is FAR more to hormone balance than estrogen and testosterone! The hormones at the center of this story include insulin (a storage hormone), cortisol (a stress hormone), leptin ...Read More