Processed foods labeled as “healthy” are at an all time high. As the ketogenic lifestyle increases in popularity, companies have caught onto trends by labeling products “keto friendly” despite their artificial ingredients and hidden sugars. For those attempting to live a healthy lifestyle, these products can derail weight loss progress and stall health goals. CarbohydrateContinue reading “Food Labels Are Misleading: Why Ingredients Matter”
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Is Keto Sustainable?
Recently, I’ve had a newfound fun yet devoting habit of creating and watching TikTok videos. Many nutritionists, physicians, and health coaches speak out against the ketogenic lifestyle claiming that it is unsustainable. At first, I would find myself in the comments telling all that I disagree with the sentiment. However, it would turn into aContinue reading “Is Keto Sustainable?”
Keto Lemon Butter Garlic Salmon Recipe
Prep Time: 10 Minutes Cook Time: 25 Minutes Total Time: 35 Minutes Serves 6-7 people INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Butter or Olive Oil 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice 5 large cloves garlic crushed or Minced Garlic 2 pound salmon fillets Adobo Seasoning to taste Cracked Black pepper to taste 2 tablespoons fresh chopped parsley divided INSTRUCTIONSContinue reading “Keto Lemon Butter Garlic Salmon Recipe”
Keto Low Carb Blueberry Waffles
If you’re a waffle lover and a keto newbie, you will love this Keto Low Carb Blueberry Waffle. There’s only a few simple ingredients to make this delicious breakfast with only 6 Net Carbs per waffle. Add cheesy scrambled eggs and sausage of your choice (I opt for vegetarian) for a 15 net carb meal,Continue reading “Keto Low Carb Blueberry Waffles”
Are Weight-Loss Pictures Another Form of Fat-Shaming?
A few months ago, there was a discussion circulating on twitter that weight loss transformation pictures are another form of fat-shaming. At first, I had written off the statement as trolling. However, the more I thought about it the more I could see their point. Ultimately, when one sees a post of a sad lookingContinue reading “Are Weight-Loss Pictures Another Form of Fat-Shaming?”
A Plant-Based Approach to Keto
Keto originated back in the 1920s, as a treatment for children with epilepsy. Reducing carbohydrates denied the brain’s seizure activity of glucose, which reduced the amount of seizures, and the patients lost weight as a result of the treatment. Keto now has become the most popular searched trend in regards to meal planning and weightContinue reading “A Plant-Based Approach to Keto”
Maintain, Don’t Gain for the Holidays!
This holiday season will definitely be different in many ways. Due to Covid-19, our gatherings will be smaller or just with our family inside the home this year. However, one thing that remains the same is that indulgent meals and grandiose buffets are a staple of the most wonderful time of the year. It almostContinue reading “Maintain, Don’t Gain for the Holidays!”
The Top 5 Hidden Sugar Offenders
When you think of sugars, most people think of birthday cake, ice cream, and candy! Many don’t realize that carbohydrates are actually digested and broken down into sugars prior to entering the bloodstream. Eating foods high in carbohydrates is almost synonymous to foods high in sugar. Research studies show that excess sugar increases your riskContinue reading “The Top 5 Hidden Sugar Offenders”
How to Stay Consistent with Health Goals Over the Weekend
During the week, you’ve packed your lunch every day, ate all the meal prepped food you’ve cooked for the week for dinner, avoided fast food, and hit the gym three times. Now, it’s Friday and you feel ready to let loose! Then Monday morning comes along and you’ve realized you’ve regressed on your goals andContinue reading “How to Stay Consistent with Health Goals Over the Weekend”
Review: Sweet Earth Benevolent Bacon
While grocery shopping at my local Giant food, I came across this vegetarian bacon that I have never seen before in the refrigerated aisles. Morningstar brand has always been my product of choice when it comes to vegetarian foods. However, I was delighted to try something new when I discovered the Sweet Earth Hickory andContinue reading “Review: Sweet Earth Benevolent Bacon”