Archive Monthly Archives: October 2018

Monk Fruit: Finally a NATURAL Sweetener?

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If I mention monk fruit, your first thought is probably “What the heck is that?” Well hopefully, it’s your new best friend, because it’s a GREAT substitute for sugar!     I wrote an article a while back about how BAD sugar is for your health. To recap, sugar sends signals to store fat everywhere. Especially […]

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How to Become More Extroverted…Is It Even Possible for an Introvert?

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Some of us who consider ourselves introverts wonder how to become more extroverted. “Introverts” vs. “extroverts”…this way of dividing people up has gotten pretty popular in the last few years. The truth is actually a bit more complicated — you can’t really divide everyone up into Type A and B, Felix or Oscar, extrovert and introvert. That […]

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Chocolate is Good for You?? Some of My Favorite Sweet Treats!

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It turns out, chocolate is good for you!     …Actually, that’s a little bit misleading, sorry…But you’ve already probably heard that dark chocolate is healthy. That’s because pure cocoa contains nutrients called “flavanols,” the strongest of which is epicatechin, an antioxidant! So more cocoa = more nutrients, and it also of course = darker […]

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What If Intermittent Fasting DOESN’T Work? (You’re Probably Doing it Wrong)

what if intermittent fasting doesn't work

I saw a blog post recently…obviously I’m not going to name names, but the author asked, “What If Intermittent Fasting Doesn’t Work?” That would be a fair question, if they’d used science to refute the evidence that IF lowers your total cholesterol and your blood pressure, or that being in the fasted state causes mass fat […]

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Keto Smoothie Recipes: How Do You Lose the Sugar, but Keep the Sweet?

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Do you love smoothies as much as I do? Are you running out of high-fat low-carb options? I’ve got your keto smoothie recipes right here!   Let’s say you grab a smoothie that SOUNDS healthy, like a strawberry banana smoothie, while you’re on the go. Let’s say it’s from McDonalds… Well, I’m sorry to tell […]

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