10 Tips For Getting Into Nutritional Ketosis For Weight Loss

nutritional ketosis for weight loss

What is Nutritional Ketosis? Ketosis is an eating plan where the body uses ketones to fuel the brain and body instead of glucose like most people use when on the SAD (standard American diet). It can be very helpful for blood sugar and consistent energy because fat is a very stable source of fuel. We […]

Answers to 5 Common Thyroid Questions

5 Common Thyroid Questions

This is a guest post from Dr. Justin Marchegiani who is a cutting edge functional medicine practitioner in the Bay Area. He deals with many issues relating to thyroid dysfunction on daily basis. He specializes in looking for the root cause of health problems not just treating symptoms. Q: What do you think is causing […]

Cut Protein and Add More Fat To Lose Weight?

Have you been hearing about Ketosis: cutting protein and adding fat to lose weight? Lately the interwebs have been buzzing with Jimmy Moore’s summer 2012 weight loss success after tweaking his macronutrient ratios. I have been on the edge of my seat waiting to see how he did it. He is basing his new refined […]

6 Tips for Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

This  following is a guest post from my friend Mary Vance who is a fellow nutritionist and blogger: It’s been said that the average adult gains over five pounds over the holiday season, but more recent studies say holiday weight gain is as little as one pound. Either way, we all tend to indulge a […]

How Food Allergies Cause Weight Gain: Grass Fed Girl on FitSugar.com

Recently I was quoted in an article on the popular website fitsugar.com. The following is an excerpt from the article: When dieting and regular exercise won’t help you lose weight, it might be a food allergen that’s to blame. Although some allergies are fast-acting and found early because of symptoms like hives, others often remain […]

12 Reasons You Can’t Trust Your Scale

12 Reasons you can't trust your scale

In the Middle Ages, they had guillotines, stretch racks, whips and chains.  Nowadays, we have a much more effective torture device called the bathroom scale.  ~Stephen Phillips There are many positive physiological changes that can be observed after following a nourishing traditional foods diet which be missed if a person is only focusing on the […]