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End Weight Loss Stalls

Weight loss stalls are frustrating. But we can end weight loss stalls with the purchase of a good food scale: https://amzn.to/2EkNxSB

A good food scale will allow you to know how much of a particular salad or vegetable you are eating. You can then put that information into a food calculator like cronometer.com and be certain that you have eating less than 20 grams in your day.

The ketogenic diet is a diet that only works if you keep your carbohydrate intake very low. When we try to guess at how many carbs we have eaten, we are likely to eat more than 20 because it adds up really quickly.

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Should You Weigh Yourself Every Day?

Should you weigh yourself every day or wait a month? Or maybe not even weigh at all!

When we find ourselves weighing in daily, it become important to ask what you are trying to accomplish. Any weight changes that occur from day to day, will be water weight. There is very little value in monitoring water weight since it is fat that is of concern.

The best way to monitor your fat changes is to focus on real changes in your body. The number on the scale is only one of several ways that you can monitor your progress. Unfortunately, it is also the one that can be the most misleading.

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Take Responsibility for Your Health – Don’t Trust Food Companies

The two books that I have found most helpful have been one by D. Mark Hyman (https://amzn.to/2IiT5Ay) and one by Dr. Jason Fung (https://amzn.to/2P80mE5). Dr. Fung’s book is also available in french (https://amzn.to/2Ixu83E).

Growing up in Canada, we learned in elementary school that we should not have candy or chips for snacks at school. The idea being that we need to work hard at school and needed our brains to be focused. The emphasis was on being healthy and taking responsibility for your health.

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Surprisingly, Artificial Sweeteners Can Cause Weight Gain

Would you be surprised to learn that artificial sweeteners can cause weight gain? I certainly was. Especially considering that they contain no calories.

But, if you haven’t heard by now, calories do not cause weight gain. So, what does? Insulin spikes and variation of sugar in your blood.

I am by no means an expert in physiology or biology or medicine. What I am, is someone who has lived through several interesting phenomenon and then revisited the science to try to understand what was happening.

There needs to be a greater focus in the medical profession to answer practical questions that affect everyone. Like, why is it that when I drink diet soda, I become ravenous 20 minutes later.

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The Real Reason that Keto Improves Health

I know you are going to say you know the real reason that keto improves our health. But do you? What is a carb? Are all carbs created equal? Do we need them?

Our bodies are so complex and there is so much information. Although I believe that I know why the Ketogenic lifestyle works, I’m also constantly learning. And even with all that we already know about the body, there is still so much more to learn.

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Eating a Healthy Diet is a Choice

Eating a healthy diet is a choice that we make on a daily basis. The way we make that choice is based on our habits and our beliefs.

Our habits can lead us to success or failure. Since we do them automatically, we do not tend to verify if they continue to serve us well. So taking the time to question why we are engaging certain habits can mean the difference between accomplishing goals or stagnating in life.

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Why All the Fuss About Time Restricted Eating, IF, & OMAD

Let’s begin with the obvious. No one can force you to fast. If you want to eat, eat. That being said, I find it crazy how many arguments there are online about fasting.

First of all, fasting is a period of time when you are not eating. What is comical about this is, if you consider that a great majority of people often eat when they are not even hungry, how can we then try to put a time frame on what would be fasting?

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New Media Platform – Violet’s Practical Help is Now On Facebook

Hello everyone,

As some of you are aware, my videos are no longer being hosted on YouTube. I have been in the process of finding a new place to post my videos so that I can continue to provide you with quality content on a regular basis. I will be moving my videos to Facebook and put them in my blog as I have been doing. I am currently in the process of replacing all the broken links in my blog, which is actually taking longer than I anticipated. I hope that you will bear with me while I get my blog back up to date and then I will be able to resume filming new content to continue to help demystify psychology.

Thank you for your understanding,

Violet.

Why People Lie – The Truth About Lies

No one wants to be called a liar. Your reputation determines how successful you will be in business and in relationships. So why do people lie?

There are many reasons that we lie. We affect other people and they affect us. We want to be connected but we also want to be free to engage in our life the way we want, with no responsibility to other people. Lies allow us to avoid being responsible and to conceal behavior that we may not be proud of.
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