All posts by Melissa McAllister

My Problem With A Keto Diet Plan

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I had to put this post up – to clear up some confusion on my thoughts about a keto diet plan and also to set the record straight… with my reasons! I said it before and I’ll say it again – I can’t support the keto diet plan that most keto fans seem to be […]

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Do You Practice Daily Gratitude?

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Do You Practice Daily Gratitude? Some of us might be able to reel off a whole list of things we have going for us. While others will struggle to come up with anything, even though there’s always something to be thankful for, when you look hard enough. It’s a cliché, but it’s a good time […]

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Will A Detox Help Me Lose Weight?

Will A Detox Help Me Lose Weight?

Will A Detox Help Me Lose Weight? It’s almost the end of the year and I’m going to pre-empt the New Year hype about how you have to buy the latest detox kit, juice cleanse, toxin-releasing product, raw food recipe book and so on… so you can lose weight, have the body you’ve always dreamt […]

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Is Intermittent Fasting Different For Women?

Is Intermittent Fasting Different For Women?

We have to face facts… When it comes to equality, fairness, sexism etc, then of course there’s no reason why men and women should be treated any differently. But, is intermittent fasting different for women? However, when we’re talking physiology, we are so biologically different that it would be a disservice to both sexes to […]

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Yummy Low Carb Recipes You Need In Your Life!

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Yummy low carb recipes! One of the first ‘problems’ people instantly bring up when considering a higher fat, lower carb lifestyle is the lack of inspiration for tasty meals. No bread, pasta, rice or potatoes can sound boring to some people. And maybe even a little daunting if these food items make up your current […]

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Why Is a Low Carb Diet Healthy?

Why Is a Low Carb Diet Healthy?

Why is a low carb diet healthy? And why is a lower carb lifestyle more important today than it was even a decade ago? Back then, most people were still experimenting with all sorts of low and zero carb diet plans, which helped in some way to raise awareness of this type of eating, but […]

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Can I Reach Nutritional Ketosis Through Diet Alone?

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Can I Reach Nutritional Ketosis Through Diet Alone? In short, yes, I absolutely think so! And I’m living proof of it. But I know you like to know the reasons behind my reasons… Minimal carbs Give your body the choice and it will first go for glucose and sugar to fuel itself, then fatty acids […]

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Have You Tried The New Superfoods On The Block?

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Have You Tried The New Superfoods On The Block? Chances are you’ve heard of moringa, hemp, algae, reishi mushrooms, turmeric, or maca root recently; it seems you can’t turn around or check Facebook without seeing someone mention one of these as the latest magical health and food supplement. But what do they all have in […]

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Have We Been Sold The Olive Oil Dream?

Have We Been Sold The Olive Oil Dream?

Commercial olive oil, the kind you find lining your local supermarket shelves, is probably not what you think it is. It’s not as pure as it should be and is probably mixed with other cheaper oils, like sunflower seed oil, as well as colorants and preservatives. The olive oil industry, like so many other foods, […]

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Are We Really What We Eat?

are we really what we eat?

Are we really what we eat? There is a lot of focus on eating well and working out to lose weight, remain slim, be healthier etc. But there’s a whole lot more to the picture than being able to fit into your skinny jeans, or run a half marathon. While those are amazing achievements, especially […]

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