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4 Questions To Help You Choose A Real Food Plan

Beginning the year 2018, there are over 40 diet plans available. Whether you’d like to lose weight, eat healthier, or manage a disease, many find narrowing down a plan that will work for their goals difficult. US News compiled a recent list based on factors such as “ease of compliance,” short and long term weight… Read More 4 Questions To Help You Choose A Real Food Plan

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Gut Health

Health + Weight Loss start in the digestive system. More than likely, your diet is making your digestive system sluggish and imbalanced. Several metabolic issues are at the core of stubborn weight gain and plateaus. Did you know that your body can use both glucose (sugar) as well as fat as its source of fuel?… Read More Gut Health

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2 Simple Ways to Start a High High Fat, Ketogenic Diet + Resources

You know that your body would do great on very low carb, moderate protein, and very high healthy fat meals.  But how do you start? What’s the easiest way to completely change your eating habits so that you are successful? Keep It Simple I’m usually introduced to my friends’ friends as “That Keto Weight Loss… Read More 2 Simple Ways to Start a High High Fat, Ketogenic Diet + Resources

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The Little Known Coffee-Hormone Link + 10 Drinks to Enjoy That Have More Benefits Than Coffee

Good news: Unless you are the 1 out of the 4 American adults that need to read the fine print disclaimer below… Drink coffee! In fact, much research has revealed there are loads of health benefits to drinking coffee! It helps lower inflammation (study) and can help prevent type 2 diabetes (source).  These stats are… Read More The Little Known Coffee-Hormone Link + 10 Drinks to Enjoy That Have More Benefits Than Coffee

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Probiotic Strains As Solutions to Your Health + Weight Loss Goals: Series

There is a plethora of probiotics in supplement form and in real foods to rebalance hormones and digestion, increase metabolism, add diversity, and rebalance the dominant bacterial genus groups for sustainable health and weight. This last post in the three part series on Probiotics will give you evidence-based probiotic strains as potential solutions to your… Read More Probiotic Strains As Solutions to Your Health + Weight Loss Goals: Series

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The 4 Step Solution for a Healthy Gut + Weight Loss: Series on Probiotics

The medical community is finding that Hippocrates is still right: “All disease begins in the gut.” What may seem like normal for our overworked and exhausted society, which is inundated with out-of-your-control environmental and stress factors, is eroding the fundamental health of your gut.  The “gut” is a simplified term for the microbiome of both… Read More The 4 Step Solution for a Healthy Gut + Weight Loss: Series on Probiotics

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What 25 Studies Say About Probiotics for Health + Weight Loss: Series on Probiotics

Your body is full of bacteria-both good and bad, that have a strong impact on how you feel and what your digestive system does with your food.  Specifically, probiotics are live bacteria (as well as some yeasts) that mostly reside in your digestive system.  These little buggers have a hand in your digestion, moods, immunity,… Read More What 25 Studies Say About Probiotics for Health + Weight Loss: Series on Probiotics

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56 Ways to Make an Impact on Your Health + Weight Loss Efforts

Many people want to just get down to business when it comes to losing weight or restarting their weight loss journey.  Almost all stubborn weight issues boil down to the root causes of imbalanced hormones, chronic or temporary inflammation, and a sluggish metabolism. Read more about the 3 Causes of Stubborn Weight and how to… Read More 56 Ways to Make an Impact on Your Health + Weight Loss Efforts

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The Ultimate Guide to What Probiotics Are Supposed to Do for Health + Weight Loss

Have you been told that probiotics will help you?  Just like anti-biotics are effective treatments for specific diseases and illnesses, each larger group of pro-biotics and their smaller groups of strains have clinically proven purposes for health, disease prevention, and even weight loss. Probiotics + Weight Loss Goal = Success! The connection between the gut… Read More The Ultimate Guide to What Probiotics Are Supposed to Do for Health + Weight Loss

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Healthy Gut, Healthier Life

Start accomplishing your weight loss and life goals by improving the health of your microbiome.   While a real food lifestyle is key to health and manageable weight loss, there are significant lifestyle and environmental factors that work against most people’s timeline for healthy weight loss. Depleted soil, food additives, chemical toxins sprayed on foods,… Read More Healthy Gut, Healthier Life

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How Your Personality and Thinking Impact Weight Loss

Is this cold, foamy glass of beer half full… or half empty? Do you even like beer? What are your thoughts on consuming alcohol, in general? Got you thinking, didn’t I?! Your knee-jerk response to this photo and then the more thought provoking questions can tell much about your personality and thought patterns. The food… Read More How Your Personality and Thinking Impact Weight Loss

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Improve Your Productivity & Focus Through Diet, Rest, & Exercise

Today’s post is a guest post by Amanda VanDeWege of ResetYourWeightBasics.com. She is an avid reader of non-fiction, making connections between “genres” of fields of study and applying them to life in every way possible. She is currently fascinated with nutrition-based weight loss…with the brain in mind. She is also the author of Writing…With the Brain… Read More Improve Your Productivity & Focus Through Diet, Rest, & Exercise

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4 Common Struggles with Fermented Foods + 25 Solutions

Many diets and food plans are finally capitalizing on the health and weight loss benefits of fermented foods like pickles, kraut, kimchi, and even sourdough and tempeh. Smoothie lovers boost their morning’s green goodness with probiotic milk or coconut kefir and soda lovers are turning to the probiotic (and yeast) powerhouse of kombucha (just look… Read More 4 Common Struggles with Fermented Foods + 25 Solutions

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Macro & Micro Nutrients for Health and Weight Loss {Guest Post}

Guest Post by Monica Nichols, May 2017 What’s behind the importance of quality ingredients for better health and weight loss? We need some nutrients in small amounts, and some in the larger quantities. Taking into account the required amount of nutrients the human body needs, they are divided into the following two categories: macro nutrients… Read More Macro & Micro Nutrients for Health and Weight Loss {Guest Post}

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5 Ways to Manage Your Health Goals

Life is complex, and adding focused, healthy goals can make daily life more stressful. Here’s 5 ways to maximize the small steps toward accomplishing your big goal of a healthy weight lifestyle. 1. Keep It Simple Eliminate, cleanse, remove guilt. It’s not about perfection but the daily focus on what helps you Click To Tweet… Read More 5 Ways to Manage Your Health Goals