What Vitamins Should I Take While Following a Low Carb Diet?

As far as vitamins when cutting out carbs, I will always recommend a good quality multi vitamin.  This assures you will get all of the vitamins and minerals that the body needs.  There are many multi vitamins that are gender specific as you should be taking women’s multi if you are a woman and men’s […]

Can Detoxing Help Me Lose Weight?

Do you experience any of these symptoms for prolonged periods of time? No energy even after a good sleep Poor digestion and bloating Acne Irritability Brain fog (trouble thinking) Headaches Anxiety Weight gain White or yellow coated tongue Bad breath Moodiness You could need a detox.  Our bodies are bombarded by toxins in our environment […]

Cancer Prevention

Angiogenesis Inhibitors – Cancer Prevention Everyone knows someone who has had cancer or lost someone with cancer.  We know some of the causes of cancer like smoking, poor diet, chemical exposure etc. but do we really know what happens to the body when we get cancer?   Know this….cancer cannot survive and grow without blood vessels! […]

Remedies for Blood Sugar Issues

Top Remedies for Blood Sugar Issues Do you have blood sugar issues?  Hypoglycemia, Pre-diabetes or diabetes?  As you know by now I am a big advocate of the low carb lifestyle.  Why?  If we eat too much sugar or high-glycemic carbohydrates (white rice, cakes, crackers, bread, potatoes and cookies), we experience a rapid influx of […]

What to look for in a weight loss supplement

In order to lose weight, there are a few factors to consider that a good weight loss supplement will address: Stress: You need to address stress. When you are stressed (mentally or physically) your body goes into the ‘fight or flight’ response.  When this happens your body immediately stores fat.  It is our coping mechanism.  […]

Is Coconut Oil Good For Me? It’s a Saturated Fat!

Coconut oil is a saturated fat so isn’t that bad for me?  What fats are good for me? “I am so confused about what fats are good and what fats are bad for me.  My best friend is a huge fan of coconut oil and is trying to get me to use it.  She is […]

What is Free Radical Damage and Anti-Oxidants?

What is Free Radical Damage and Anti-Oxidants? If I took an apple and cut it in half and left it out…what happens to it?  It turns brown right?  That’s basically free radical damage…rusting of the cells.  Once oxygen hits the apple it starts to go through oxidative damage.  Now, if I cut it in half […]

APPLE CIDER VINEGAR…WHY USE IT?

“I’ve heard so much about apple cider vinegar in the last few weeks from a lot of my friends and now it is everywhere on line and in stores.  I heard it’s good for weight loss.  Can you tell me what the hype is with it and will it help me with weight loss?” What […]

Garcenia Cambogia for Weight Loss?

What Is Garcenia Cambogia and How Will It Help Me Lose Weight? Garcenia Cambogia is a tropical fruit also known as Malabar Tamarind.  It has been a popular weight loss supplement and for good reason…it works for a lot of people!  I have had so many people come into our stores raving about this supplement […]

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 […]