Getting to Know Fat

Let’s talk about fat. We talk about it quite a bit in this program. We look at percentages of our total weight, we look at the number of pounds that equates to, and we know it’s important to see these numbers decrease. This is valuable—but do we really understand fat beyond our own numbers? Our […]

Tips to make it through the sugar season!

Tips on how to reduce the effects of sugary treats during the holidays. They include eating a balanced diet, exercising, and supporting the beneficial bacteria in your gut.

Ketogenic diet: not just for weight loss!

Ketosis is a physical state where your body is burning fat to use as energy. Fat is not our bodies’ preferred fuel; glucose (a type of sugar) holds this title. In our typical American diet we are able to keep our glucose-burning, intracellular machinery stocked so our bodies may not be used to burning our fat […]

Food Sensitivities, Allergens & Inflammation

Inflammation - Symptoms of food allergy

Inflammation is arguably one of the largest instigators of weight gain, inability to lose weight, and several digestive issues, among other health issues. Let’s look at two specific causes of inflammation: food sensitivities and allergens. It’s important to understand the similarities and differences between the two terms, because, while food allergy and food sensitivity are […]

Getting to Know Fat

Getting to Know Fat

Let’s talk about fat. We talk about fat quite a bit in this program. We look at percentages of our total weight, we look at the number of pounds that equates to, and we know it’s important to see these numbers decrease. This is valuable—but do we really understand fat beyond our own numbers? Our body fat–how much we have, how we’ve accumulated it, and where we keep it can tell us a lot about our health. Our fat cells have a mind of their own. Releasing factors associated with inflammation, and hormones that dictate hunger and energy levels.

Hormones vs. Calories

Hormones vs. Calories

Raise your hand if you have attempted to lose weight before beginning the Met Reset Program. If your hand is up, you know that losing weight involves making peace with your hormones, rather than fighting them. In his recent article, “Want to Lose Fat? Count Your Hormones, Not Your Calories,” Dr. Jade Teta describes how […]