Posts in Weight-Loss Traps
Exogenous vs. Endogenous Ketones

There is a new(ish) fad trending in the ketogenic world as of late: exogenous ketones. You may have heard of them or even know somebody trying to sell them to you. 

I suspect I may make some enemies or lose some followers with this post, but I am here to be a truth-teller and spreader of information so if that doesn’t jive with you, then we can part friends - no hard feelings.

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Stevia and the Importance of Reading Labels

After a client call this weekend, I realized how many of you may still be in the dark about the food you’re bringing into the house. There are a multitude of products out there masquerading as healthy alternatives, misleading the public intentionally and hiding dastardly chemicals, including sugars, in the list of ingredients. 

If you didn’t get a chance to read the blog on my website back in July, I exposed store-bought olive oils for the frauds they are. But olive oil isn’t the only thing pretending to be something it isn’t. Your stevia may be your undoing, as well.

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Weight-loss Trap #4: Eat Whole Grains for Good Health

Conventional grains are at the root of Inflammation, which can present as different symptoms with weight gain as one of the more benign of the lot. Some of the more serious side-effects of a diet full of inflammatory foods include joint pain, metabolic syndrome,  water retention and autoimmune diseases like rheumatoid arthritis and type 1 diabetes. 

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Weight-loss Trap #3: Spend More Time at the Gym

At the height of my desperation to make my body respond to my efforts, I worked out 6 days a week, 2 hours per day. I did cardio, weight training, Pilates, Yoga, Zumba and boot camps of all kinds. I did this while sticking to a 1200 calorie diet. And I never lost any significant weight. And I damn sure didn’t keep off whatever I did lose.

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