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Additional Benefits of Keto Diets

Additional Benefits of Keto Diets

Benefits of Keto Diets Not Related to Fat Loss By Robert Schinetsky The ketogenic diet was all the rave in 2018 and as we approach the midway point of 2019, the high-fat, ultra low-carb diet shows no signs of slowing in its popularity with individuals seeking to lose weight and improve their health and wellness. […]

Are Boiled Eggs Good For Weight Loss?

Eating hard boiled eggs are good for weight loss because of the lean protein source it offers the body.  On most nutritious meal plans and lists of approved weight loss foods, egg whites are a common denominator.  Egg whites are extremely lean, contain little to no fat, and are high in protein which also aids in […]

Does Chocolate Have Caffeine?

Are you wondering does chocolate have caffeine? Chocolate is made from Cocoa Beans, and does not contain much caffeine. The cocoa bean contains between 0.1% and 0.7% caffeine, and the most common amount found in chocolate is 0.2%. However, chocolate has enough to cause concern to people with heart disease or other ailments. Doctors recommend that […]

How to NOT Gain Weight When Quitting Smoking!

Will I Gain Weight if I Quit Smoking” is probably the #1 question we consistently get… One of the side effects to smoking is that it typically curbs a person’s appetite.  When a person quits smoking, the common belief is that weight gain will occur.  While it may be common, weight gain is avoidable. Smoking […]

Are Grapes Good for Weight Loss?

Grapes are a convenient, easily accessible fruit that are great for weight loss. They make for a delicious breakfast, a yummy snack, or a tasty after-dinner dessert. One bunch of grapes weighing 105 grams has approximately 104 calories with the bulk coming from carbohydrates. The carbohydrate in the form of fructose is easily digested and […]

Does Exercise Increase Testosterone Levels?

Yes, exercise and diet are both natural ways to increase Testosterone Levels in Men. Exercise is one way to increase lean muscle, shed fat, promote libido and improve mental health! Studies show that regular exercise improves the testosterone levels in men significantly, and in women every so slightly. Women contain trace levels of testosterone and […]

Are Avocados Fattening?

Yes, avocados are fattening, but considered to be full of the good fat. Avocados are full of nutrition, including 15 grams of unsaturated fat in one medium sized avocado. Avocados supply a healthy source of unsaturated fat, not the saturated fat you find in fast food, junk food or fried pastries. Avocados are considered one […]

Are Pretzels Fattening?

Pretzels are one of the most popular snack foods in the world, running a close second behind chips. Pretzels, when eaten in excess, can pack on the calories and consequently, add excess fat to your diet. Pretzels are considered to be healthier for you than chips, but if eaten in large quantities can be fattening. […]

Are Rice Krispies Gluten Free?

New and Improved Rice Krispies are gluten free and consumed by many who cannot eat gluten. While they may not be the same since going gluten free, they do provide a tasty alternative to many other bland foods on the menu. While the old version of Rice Krispies was made with barley malt, the source […]
Not Losing Weight

Can I be In Ketosis and NOT Lose Weight?

You can be in ketosis and not lose weight, but it is probably because you think you are in ketosis but are not.  When a person is truly in ketosis, they lose weight and fat is burned.  The process of ketosis occurs when the levels of ketones in the blood rises and become elevated.  Ketones […]

Are Carrots Fattening?

Ever wondered if carrots are fattening?  Perhaps dipped in all that ranch dressing they are, but by themselves, they are considered to be a dieters friend. The USDA reports that one cup of fresh and chopped carrots offers about 50 calories.  There is also one gram of fat per one cup serving. This is hardly […]

Can Oatmeal Help You Lose Weight?

Eating Oatmeal can help you lose weight if you consume all-natural oats that are free of sugar, butter or unhealthy toppings. Eating a cup of oatmeal every morning for breakfast can help you lose unwanted pounds because it helps to fuel your body with the proper nutrition needed to keep energized throughout the day. Topping the […]