MCT Oil Vs. Coconut Oil

MCT Oil goes Straight to Your Liver for Fast Burning Energy for Your Body and your Brain Unlike other fats that must go through normal digestive processes, MCT oil goes directly to your liver where it’s converted into ketones for quick energy, rather than stored in your fat cells.  Do you want to speed up […]

Vegetable Breakfast Egg Loaf, Low Carb and Gluten Free

Course: Breakfast Servings: 8 Slices Author: Angela Coleby Ingredients 2 Red peppers, grilled, skins and seeds removed 1 Yellow pepper, grilled, skins and seeds removed 10 Eggs 3 tablespoons milk/cream 2 spring onions, finely chopped 1 cup Spinach, cooked 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Seasoning of choice (optional) Instructions Preheat the oven to […]

What is the Glycemic Index?

The Glycemic Index (GI) is a system that ranks foods on a scale from 1 to 100 based on their effect on blood sugar levels.  Some foods make your blood sugar rise very quickly because carbohydrates like refined sugars and bread are easier for your body to change into glucose.  Carbohydrates like vegetables and whole […]

How Does Stress Affect Weight Loss and Health?

Firstly, let it be known that 70% of all doctor’s visits are stress related.  Stress contributes to 7 of the top 10 killers in North America.  These would include heart disease, cancer and diabetes just to name a few.  Additionally, stress causes poor sleep which in turn is a major stress on your body.   Cortisol […]

Why Do I Need To Take Vitamins?

Our bodies can’t produce all of the nutrients that we need to function properly, so we have to eat them.  Vitamins are necessary for our normal growth and function.  Most vitamins cannot be manufactured within our body so we must get them from our foods.  Some doctors will say that you can get all the […]

Why Is Protein So Important?

Protein is a component of every cell in your body.  It is used to build and repair tissue, manufacture hormones, enzymes and many other body chemicals.  It is the building block of muscles, bones, cartilage, skin and blood.   Thanks to the low-carb and Paleo diets we have become more educated about the health benefits of […]

The Rules of a Low Carb Lifestyle

I think following any diet that consists of low carb, HIGH good fats and moderate protein is the healthiest thing you can do for your body. I promise if you follow what I am telling you, you will start to lose weight right away and your energy will increase and most importantly, you will lose […]