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The Keto Diet Has Helped Me Stop Sugar Cravings

The Keto Diet Has Helped Me Stop Sugar Cravings

I never once in my life thought that I would be able to stop sugar cravings.  I have the biggest sweet tooth of anyone I know…except probably Holly. She really takes the cake (see what I did there). It was one of the things I was most hesitant about with starting my keto diet.

The Top 7 Recommended Weight Loss Products

The Top 7 Recommended Weight Loss Products

The top recommended weight loss products list is continuously updated to bring you the most up-to-date list possible! I’ve assembled some of the best tools to help you to get more out of your strategy. The better equipped you are, the more you’ll be able to reach your...

Losing Weight Means Changing Habits

Losing Weight Means Changing Habits

We might not like to hear it, but if we really want to lose weight and keep it off, we need to think about changing habits central to our lives. This doesn’t just mean changes for a weekend during a fad diet. It means we need to stop doing some of the things that are...

Top Reasons Your Weight Loss Won’t Stay Gone

Top Reasons Your Weight Loss Won’t Stay Gone

Weight loss is hard. That said, when you reach your goal, it feels as though you’ve done something enormous – and you have! You’ve looked your challenge in the eye, and you’ve shown it who’s boss. This is what makes it feel absolutely devastating when the weight comes...

Are You Being Duped by Your Weight Loss Shakes?

Are You Being Duped by Your Weight Loss Shakes?

Weight loss shakes are marketed as a fantastic option to help keep your calories, hunger, and macronutrients under control. I’ve used them in the past, though I stopped doing that when I started to try to put more whole foods in my life. When you make enough smoothies...

Top Diet Trends You Don’t Need or Want

Top Diet Trends You Don’t Need or Want

Just because a diet is trendy, doesn’t mean it’s effective. Just because your favorite celebrity does it, it doesn’t mean it’s safe. Let’s get real. This isn’t really news to any of us. Still, we fall for these diets, products and off-the-wall tactics now and again....

Can You Eat Fruit and Still Lose Weight?

Can You Eat Fruit and Still Lose Weight?

When I was growing up, if I whined to my mother about being hungry, she’d tell me to eat fruit. Typically, that meant that I should have an apple. Apples were a staple in my house. Even if we were out of just about everything, we always had milk, bread, potatoes and...

Weight Loss When You Have Low Blood Sugar

Weight Loss When You Have Low Blood Sugar

For reasons I’m not going to get into in this blog (maybe I’ll get into it another day, but I don’t want this post to be miles long), I have been going through a struggle with hypoglycemia. That essentially refers to having blood sugar levels that are lower than...

How to Help Others Lose Weight and Get Healthy

How to Help Others Lose Weight and Get Healthy

It’s never easy watching someone you care about struggle with weight loss.  It’s downright discouraging not knowing how to help others lose weight when all you want is to support them in their efforts and see them succeed. Likewise, it’s not easy being the dieter,...

How to Know if You’ve Slowed Down Your Metabolism

How to Know if You’ve Slowed Down Your Metabolism

The metabolism is a funny thing. After all, it’s not like a specific organ that you can point to like your heart or lungs. It’s not even like a circulatory system where you can track the veins throughout your body. It’s more of a combination of processes than an...

What Happens To Your Body After you Binge Eat?

What Happens To Your Body After you Binge Eat?

Binge eating is a dangerous activity regardless of whether you’re trying to lose weight, trying to live a healthier lifestyle or are simply going about your daily life. No matter what you’re strategy may be – or even if you don’t have one – binge eating can be...

Things to Consider When Choosing a Diet Buddy

Things to Consider When Choosing a Diet Buddy

You’ve likely heard that one of the best ways to lose weight effectively is to build a support system for yourself or even to diet with a buddy. A buddy system can be tremendously motivating. You can help each other to stay on track, share struggles, celebrate...

Should You Trust Claims Made About Weight Loss Teas?

Should You Trust Claims Made About Weight Loss Teas?

Dieting just isn’t fun. The idea of being able to drink a tea and watch our bodies shrink down to where we want them to be is extremely appealing. However, is it truly realistic? Should we believe companies when they tell us we can sip our way thin by way of a...

Can Essential Oils Help You Stop Bloating?

Can Essential Oils Help You Stop Bloating?

Bloating is uncomfortable and often frustrating, too. You know you should fit into that outfit, but today it’s far too tight. Moreover, it came on out of the blue, without any warning at all. There are many different ways to beat the bloat, but recently the trend has...

Is it Safe for Pregnant Women to Lose Weight?

Is it Safe for Pregnant Women to Lose Weight?

Most women gain quite a bit of weight while they’re pregnant. That said, “eating for two” and gaining a very large amount of weight, for instance, fifty pounds or more, isn’t exactly the type of weight gain that is typically considered healthy during a pregnancy. On...

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