Category: Weight Loss

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and Health

What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is a method of eating for 8 hours and fasting for 16 hours. Eat between 10 and 6pm and fast from 6pm until 10 am. This sounds preposterous, right? Here’s why it works:   1) It lowers your insulin levels and and allows your body to burn calories more… Read more »

Is Exercise more important than Diet? or Vice Versa?

You can’t out-work out a poor diet,”  this is the bottom line when it comes to maintaining a healthy body. Nutrition and exercise are both important parts of losing weight and building muscle. Nutritional habits will have a  greater impact on your body comp  and physical goals than any other fitness component. When a combination… Read more »

How and Why Insomnia Causes Weight Gain

During the past 100 years sleep durations have fallen while obesity rates have risen.  Coincidence? Sleep deprivation results in lower glucose levels even during subsequent recovery sleep. The insulin levels are elevated after sleep restriction. Insulin-to-glucose ratio increases, although after enough recovery sleep it eventually returns to normal. This variation in blood sugar argues against… Read more »

Ketogenic Diet or Lifestyle and Is it right for you?

You may have heard things about the Ketogenic way of eating. Some pros, some cons and you want to make heads or tails of it but you are having trouble deciding whether or not it is right for you. Let’s break it down into more simple terms: Keto (meaning induces a state of And Ketosis means: The… Read more »

Exercising and not Losing weight? Here’s Why…

So you invested money in a nice gym, or you have treated yourself to working with a personal trainer. Now you feel like you will finally ​nailed this weight loss issue. You commit to going to the gym, or working out with a trainer, 3-4 or 5 x per week you want to lose about… Read more »