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 […]

Giving Thanks in Good Health

This time of year can be a bit daunting for individuals with weight loss goals, but really, it doesn’t have to be! In fact, Thanksgiving is a great holiday to prepare us for approaching the holidays in good health. Thanksgiving brings turkey and leftovers, and we are thankful for this. Why? Because now not only […]

Weighing in with Julie-Week 2

Day 5 Well, I woke up this morning feeling good.  My transition back wasn’t so hard.  The fluffy weight around my middle is dissipating and less inflamed, which is one of the main symptoms I can see when I am eating off.  Sometimes I experience some gastrointestinal shifts and irritation.  The sugar irritation is still […]