Category: Weight Loss

We Quit Sugar (Spoiler, It Wasn’t ALL Good!!!) – Healthy Ketogenic Diet

What happened when we quit sugar? What were the benefits of eating fewer carbs and what were the drawbacks? We discuss our experience with eating a ketogenic diet and low carb over the past two years to help you better understand what to expect.

These are our experiences with quitting sugar. Although results do vary, it can be good to know some of the possible challenges and pitfalls of eliminating sugar in advance because it allows you to plan for them.

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You Are Unique, Sugar’s Affect on YOUR Body! – Healthy Ketogenic Diet

Sugar’s affect on your body is specific to your eating and health history. This helps us to understand why some people gain weight, others have inflammation issues, still others have skin issues. There are several possible avenues that our body can take to eliminate the excess of sugar from our blood. And the results are always better than the death that will result if the sugar remains in our blood.

How often have I heard people say “you’re so lucky that you can eat like that and stay thin” not realizing that the person they are talking to has terrible joint pain that impedes daily activities.

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My Diet Stopped Working, Keto Challenges – Healthy Ketogenic Diet

What is happening if my diet stopped working? Chances are, you stopped doing keto appropriately. Carb creep, extra protein, a cheat day, there are many things that we do that affect our body’s ability to maintain good health.

And ultimately, it is about health. If you are eating a healthy keto diet and you stop losing weight, what does that actually mean? Could it be that you’ve reached your ideal weight for your body? Could it be that your body is strong enough to focus on repair and has stopped prioritizing weight loss.

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The Real Secret to Successful Weight Loss – Healthy Ketogenic Diet

So many people don’t believe you can have successful weight loss after 40. They think that as you age, weight gain is just a part of life. But I am an example of how you can lose weight successfully without surgery and maintain that weight loss for years.

Weight loss is a matter of understanding how the body works and then applying that reality to your diet. Of course we need to be consistent in choosing appropriate foods, finding great tasting recipes, and planning our meals. These small steps will help us not only lose the weight but keep the weight off.

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Don’t Be Like Everyone Else: Fat and Sick (FOMO) – Healthy Ketogenic Diet

I want to be like everyone else is the most common reason I hear for not achieving our life goals. We want to eat like everyone else, not realizing that everyone else is addicted to carbs and on the road to metabolic issues. This fear of missing out that we all suffer from keeps us fat and sick because rather than focus on health, we focus on taste.

The momentary pleasure that we get from food does not compare to the years of slow suffering that we live from the sugar overload. So why do we do it? FOMO. We want to be like everyone else, even if it kills us. We want to eat like everyone else despite seeing our weight rise and our health diminish.

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Effortless Weight Loss is a Lie! – Healthy Ketogenic Diet

Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but effortless weight loss is a lie. in our immediate gratification society, we seem to believe we are entitled to whatever we want with little to no effort. This is not reality. Although weight loss is a simple process, it takes time, consistency, and commitment to accomplish.

Society expects us to look amazing all the time but in reality, we have so many issues in life and poor information about food that most of us are overweight. The psychological pressure that we feel to be fit causes many of us to feel like failures.

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Keto 2.0: They FINALLY Made Keto Safe! – Healthy Ketogenic Diet

What the heck is Keto 2.0 and why should we care? The mainstream medical professionals believe that we should not be eating animal products. So Keto 2.0 encourages us to eat fatty fish. Wait, isn’t that already promoted on a ketogenic lifestyle?

Keto 2.0 is Keto. These artificial rules that they are trying to impose as a sign of new keto are actually a distraction so that they can finally find a way to sell us keto products.

The goal of Keto 2.0, to create a trap! Don’t eat healthy animal proteins, eat these artificial keto products instead. Bars, shakes, and snacks instead of real food. But wait, isn’t keto real food first. We are hearing more lies from big food pushing us away from solivng our metabolic issues and back to processed foods?! And back to big pharma.

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Why You Always Feel Hungry, Three Meals a Day Lie – Healthy Ketogenic Diet

Ever wonder why you always feel hungry, even after a rather large meal? There seems to be this never ending sense of having the munchies! And when we resist eating something, our mood plumets.

We are addicted to food, or more specifically, addicted to sugar. Many of us are absolutely unaware of our addiction. And therefore, ignore our addictive behavior or actually, excuse our addictive behavior by normalizing it.

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