Weight Loss and Gut Bacteria, Is there a connection?

Of late there have been many articles, discussions, and research studies on the connection between healthy intestinal flora and weight loss. I will summarize the findings and give you some pertinent information: There is fairly consistent evidence that healthy gut microflora can positively influence weight. As Dr Mark Hyman states: Certain intestinal microbes may also… Read more »

Understanding Your Metabolism: A Key Element in Achieving Successful Weight Loss Goals

Understanding Your Metabolism: A Key Element in Achieving Successful Weight Loss Goals I’m sure you’ve heard the term “metabolic typing” and thought, this sounds, complex, or scientific and for whatever reason, shied away from learning about it.. Well as it turns out, knowing whether you are a fast oxidizer, or a slow oxidizer, will end… Read more »

Holiday Survival Guide

10 Tips on How to Eat, Drink, Stay Healthy (and possibly lose a few pounds) During the Holidays If you eat breakfast and lunch and snack before you go to a holiday dinner.. you will eat less (don’t save your calories). Find lean protein and green veggies and you will always be safe. Drink clear distilled… Read more »

Eating Healthy Fats for Energy and Weight Loss

There are many theories, myths, and misconceptions about consuming dietary fat in order to lose weight. I am going to cut through the red tape, and give you the skinny on the subject. Back in the days of Atkins,  an extreme diet of cheese, meats, lots of unhealthy fats were consumed in order to induce… Read more »