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Why You Should Consider Eliminating Sugar for Fast Weight Loss

Many people don’t know that when their insulin goes down, fat has an easier time of getting released out of the cells and burned instead of carbs. So what does this have to do with eliminating sugar from your diet? Everything!

When you eat sugar (a simple carbohydrate), insulin is released into your bloodstream as a bodily response to getting your blood sugar level back in check. While your body is burning up these simple carbs, it is not burning stored fat. (more…)

Why You Should Eat More Protein for Better Fitness Results

Protein is the macronutrient building block of the body. It is what builds bones, muscle, cartilage, skin, nails, and blood. But this all-important nutrient does not stop there. Because it is an amino acid, it also helps synthesize enzymes and hormones, maintains fluid balance, and regulates vital bodily functions, like creating antibodies, protecting against infection, and helping with blood clotting and scar tissue formation.

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Can a Low Carb Diet Help You Lose Weight Quickly (and Healthily)?

though both are a loss. When first starting a low-carb diet, your initial loss of weight will be mostly water and not weight lost from fat. And, it is important to recognize this loss as mostly temporary. Once you go off of your low-carb diet, you’ll gain up to 60% of this weight back. It’s natural for the body to have glucose stores that it can go to in case of lean times when food may not be available. That is an evolutionary hold-over from the caveman days (more…)