The Difference Between Keto and Carnivore Diets

Keto or Carnivore Diet? Not long ago, everywhere you’d turn, you were told that eating fat would make you fat. No one would have considered the Keto or Carnivore diets as possible methods for weight loss. Companies sprang into action, creating fat-free foods ranging from dairy products to cookies to potato chips. But it turned out that when fat was …

Does Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss Work?

Can intermittent fasting help you lose weight? The experts agree: intermittent fasting for weight loss – not eating for hours-long periods of time at planned intervals – is safe and effective when it’s done correctly. How Intermittent Fasting For Weight Loss Works Here’s why intermittent fasting works, according to science: When you eat, whatever you don’t use up, you store …

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The Benefits of a Low Carb Diet

Made popular by Dr. Robert Atkins, a low-carb or no-carb diet has been a weight loss strategy employed by many. At its core, this diet is one that is mainly made up of foods high in protein in fat and negates the intake of sugars. There are two different kinds of carbohydrates: Simple and complex. Simple carbs are made up …

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Understanding the Phenomenon Known as “Skinny Fat”

We equate being skinny with being healthy. We think the person who can seemingly eat whatever they want and as much as they want is the luckiest person ever. We assume that just because someone isn’t overweight and can eat anything they like that they must be healthy. Not so, and here’s why. Weight is just a clue, an indicator, …

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7-Keto and Weight Loss

7-Keto is the registered name for 3-acetyl-7-oxo DHEA, a stabilized version of 7-oxo DHEA which is a natural metabolite found in the body. As with all DHEA’s, 7-Keto declines in the body with age and by age 40 some may experience up to a 40% drop in levels of 7-Keto in the body. 7-Keto has a correlation with cortisol in …

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The Roll of Amino Acids in Weight Loss

Amino acids are the core of all cells in the human body. Therefore, intake of amino acids during weight loss insures the maintenance of muscle mass while losing fat. Overall, amino acids perform two tasks: synthesis of proteins and various biomolecules and the oxidization of urea and carbon dioxide. There are eight essential amino acids which the body cannot create …

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Skinny Genes

What is Skinny Genes? “Skinny” GenesTM is a weight loss program that features genetic testing. Your genes are the code to your body. Everyone knows that DNA dictates gender, hair and eye color, whether or not you have freckles and your height. Why does anyone think it is different for exercise, diet or reaching optimal health?   Why Genetic Testing? …