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8 Tips To Prevent Holiday Weight Gain blog fat loss lifestyle tips Nov 21, 2019

The holiday season is the hardest time of year to stay on track with our goals. Daily routines are put on hold, stress is usually a bit heightened, food temptations are everywhere, the list goes on...

What I’ve realized over the years is that if we try to be too restrictive during...

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Nature's Candy - Kabocha Squash blog Nov 16, 2019

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Facebook lately, you’ve likely seen that I’ve developed a new love (some may call it an obsession ) with a particular variety of squash.

Over the past few months, I’ve started incorporating a bit more carbs into my daily regimen...

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There Is No 'One-Way' To Keto blog keto basics lifestyle Nov 07, 2019

Back in 2014 when I first started following a keto diet, I thought it was the BEST ‘diet hack’ in the world.

No more waking up ravenous every morning

No more afternoon energy crash and taking naps under my desk

No more late-night sugar binges

No more thinking about my next meal...

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This simple tweak to your day can make a HUGE difference! blog fat loss lifestyle tips Oct 03, 2019

Let’s talk about NEAT!

NEAT stands for Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis.

It sounds complicated but it’s really not.

Basically, NEAT refers to the calories burned during activities that are not considered formal exercise (i.e., cleaning the house, walking the dog, taking the stairs,...

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3 Tips For Staying On Track When Ordering Brunch blog fat loss lifestyle tips Sep 07, 2019

Brunch is probably one of my favorite weekend activities for several reasons. Mainly because it involves food (duh ) but also because it’s nice to try new places around San Diego since there are sooo many and also when I’m traveling to different cities. Another reason is that I tend...

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The Best Investment You Can Make Is In YOURSELF blog keto for women Aug 30, 2019

A lot of people tend to underestimate the enormous value (yes, enormous..) when it comes to putting themselves first in certain aspects of their life.

We’re told selflessness is the key to happiness and doing good for others will make us feel the best inside.

This is of course...

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You MUST Practice Patience and Be Intentional blog keto for women Aug 30, 2019

Let’s face it, patience is hard and instant gratification is addicting...especially in today’s society.

With the technology and resources we have access to these days, it’s becoming harder and harder to remember what ‘being patient’ actually feels like.

Don’t...

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Tracking Matters...and I’m Not Just Talking About Macros blog calories fat loss keto for women Aug 29, 2019

Have you ever heard the phrase “what gets measured, gets managed?”

I’m sure you have...and I’m sure deep down you know that this applies to pretty much anything in life -- especially when it comes to money and food.

In this post, I’m not going to dive into the...

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The Scale Doesn't Always Matter...But Sometimes It Does blog keto for women Aug 28, 2019

Alright, I think I can speak for everyone when I say that whoever invented the scale should be thrown in a ditch.

Am I right?... Or am I right? Haha

On a serious note though, the scale is probably my least favorite tool to track progress when it comes to trying to ‘lose weight’ or...

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Protein Is QUEEN! blog keto for women tips Aug 27, 2019

In the last post, I mentioned the importance of resistance training for changing your body composition.

If your ultimate goal is weight loss, I challenge you to think more about what that actually means.

Do you really just want to lose weight? Or do you want to lose body fat, look great in...

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Proper Exercise Programming and Planned Movement are Necessary blog fat loss keto for women Aug 26, 2019

Whether your goal is weight loss, muscle and strength building, healthy aging, or just overall health...exercise and activity levels matter!

Do they matter more than your nutrition protocol? No.

Do they help you reach your goals faster, boost your mental well-being, and optimize your overall...

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Keto Is Powerful...But Carb Phobia Is Dangerous blog keto for women Aug 25, 2019

When I first started keto back in 2014, I suffered from what some call ‘fat phobia’ or the fear of eating fat.

I was hesitant to eat more fat and add fat to my meals (even the healthy ones) because I was still in the mindset that eating more fat equates to gaining body fat.

Now,...

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