There are many reasons why more and more people are purchasing Matcha green tea. This is a finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea leaves. Consequently, Matcha has 137 times more antioxidants than a standard cup of green tea. That data is from in a study published in the highly respected PubMed database […]
Eating foods found on a low-carb Mediterranean diet can boost your metabolism and aid weight loss. That’s because a higher metabolism burns more calories. And that makes it easier to get rid of unwanted body fat. Low calorie intake can hit the brakes on weight loss. The body can go into “starvation mode” if we […]
I alternate days between my ab circuit workout and high-intensity sprinting walking interval training. Sprinting is a high-intensity short-duration movement at the highest speed you can safely muster. It’s fun. It’s easy. You go at your own pace. And it’s great for fast fat loss. …two minutes of intensity equals 30 minutes of steady-state exercise… Increase Metabolism, […]
We’d all like to be able to get our work done faster, earn more money, and move up the career ladder. But it turns out that our diet can hamper progress. You’ve heard the expression, “you are what you eat.” And it turns out that there might be a degree of truth in that, not […]
Research indicates that more than half of the people with weight loss goals use exercise as a means of attaining the success of their goals. Without question exercise is an effective way to lose weight, but there are other means to burn calories without exercise that also aid weight loss. This does not mean you […]
Weight and sleep have a direct relationship with one another. Worse still, it’s reciprocal. Being overweight can make it a lot harder to stay asleep at night, just as losing sleep can cause a hormonal imbalance that ruins your metabolism and causes you to gain weight faster depending on what you eat. However, sleep quality […]
Water is good for you. It’s not just the stuff of the rain that breaks a summer heat or the stuff we swim in while at the beach. Water is much more critical than either of those things — although either can be pretty important on any given day. Water is essential to health and […]
Fat burning foods are said to work in a couple of different ways. The first is that they make us feel full. Foods that are high in fiber create satiety, or fullness. The belief is that we will then eat less and consume fewer calories. Read, “Satiety Index for Controlling Hunger.” In addition, high fiber […]
Although the scientific community will not endorse the claims for fat burning foods, they do recognize them as healthy foods that may help weight loss. What is known and accepted is that foods which have a high fiber content do keep a person feeling full for a longer period of time. They also make the […]
If you are one of the 6.8 million morbidly obese Americans then you are probably aware of the stereotypes that accompany the diagnosis. I know them well, as I was morbidly obese before my gastric bypass surgery in 2003. What many do not understand are the metabolic, lifestyle, and genetic causes of obesity. Too many […]
The thermic effect of food is a term that describes the energy our bodies expend when we ingest food. There are some foods that burn more calories. The thermic effect of foods that burn more calories will differ depending on what a meal consists of: Fat, carbohydrates, and protein are factors that influence the thermic effect […]
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My Bariatric Life is feeling sneaky.
2 months ago
I'll let you in on my dirty little secret. I hide the chocolates in the vegetable drawer of the fridge where no one in my family ever goes! bwahahaha #truestory #MyBariatricLife #weightlossjourney #bariatrics ...