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Will Fasting Make You Hungry?

Will Fasting Make You Hungry?

FAST FRIDAY FAQ's Tune in each Friday to see if I answer your Fasting FAQs! Today's episode answers: "Won't I be hungry if I fast for 16-18 consecutive hours?" Helpful Resources: Free Fasting Tutorial ...[Read More]

Who Can Fast for Fat Loss?

Who Can Fast for Fat Loss?

FAST FRIDAY FAQ's Tune in each Friday to see if I answer your Fasting FAQs! Today's episode: 1. Is fasting only a lean person's diet? 2. How long do you have to stay on the fasting diet? Helpful Resou ...[Read More]

Gluten 101 with Natalie Jill

Gluten 101 with Natalie Jill

On February 3, 2015, I flew to California to hang out with one of my favourite fitness celebrities, Natalie Jill! We filmed tons of cool stuff about Gluten! Natalie has celiac disease, and has written ...[Read More]

STOP Demonizing Fruit!

STOP Demonizing Fruit!

I've been receiving a lot of questions about fruit. Many of you believe fruit must be demonized. It fascinates me you eat a boatload of nuts because the irrational rationale you are telling me is "Eat ...[Read More]

Do You Eat Too Many Nuts?

Do You Eat Too Many Nuts?

Are You Nuts? Despite eating clean, training, and monitoring your carb intake, you're still not losing fat! Let me ask you a question, and be honest: Do you eat too many nuts? I have a confession: I ...[Read More]

13 Best Low Carb Portable Snacks to Blast Fat!

13 Best Low Carb Portable Snacks to Blast Fat!

Snack Attack! When you get the munchies, don't sabotage your fat loss results with high calorie and nutritionally vacant snacks. Instead, reach for these quick & easy crunchy snacks - no preparati ...[Read More]

Nature's Healthy Candy: Goji Berries

Dried vs. Fresh Fruit

Dried Fruit vs. Fresh Fruit: Be cautious of dried fruit, as it can add unwanted body fat in a very short time! Why? The dehydrating process concentrates the calories. A cup of fresh blueberries conta ...[Read More]

Beat Belly Bloating! 22 Quick Fixes for a Flat Belly

Beat Belly Bloating! 22 Quick Fixes for a Flat Belly

Here are 22 Quick Fixes for a Flat Belly: 1. Drink More Water: It may seem contradictory, but increasing your water intake can help treat mild fluid retention. Rehydrating your body will signal your ...[Read More]

Fiber Facts and Net Carbs

Fiber Facts and Net Carbs

Fiber Facts: Dietary fibre is probably best known for its ability to prevent and relieve constipation. But did you know that fibre can also lower your risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and may e ...[Read More]

Food & Beverages You Thought Were Healthy… but really AREN’T!

Food & Beverages You Thought Were Healthy… but really AREN’T!

Don't Be Fooled! Learn the Facts! For years we have been tricked into thinking these foods and beverages are loaded with nutrients. Let’s uncover the culprits and devise some nutrient-dense alternativ ...[Read More]

beware of food marketing claims

Beware of Food Marketing Claims!

Buyer Beware! Before I became nutritionally savvyl, I used to be fooled by clever food marketing tactics. Do not be tricked into thinking processed and packaged foods are as "healthy" as they purport ...[Read More]

Agave Nectar: sweet or dangerous?

Agave Nectar: Sweet or Dangerous?

What is Agave Nectar? Agave nectar is a commercially produced sweetener known to be considerably sweeter than sugar. It is produced from the Blue Agave, which is a large spiky plant that resembles a ...[Read More]

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