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High Protein Diets…”Good” or “Bad”?

In terms of weight loss high protein and low carbohydrate diets have become very popular. Diets like the Atkins Diet, South Beach Diet, Zone Diet and the Metabolic Typing Diet all promote large amounts of protein and minimal amounts of carbohydrates and more often then not the wrong sources of fat. These diets are proving to accomplish nothing more then a sacrifice of long term health for short-term satisfaction! What people do not realize is too much protein and not enough carbohydrate and fat is JUST AS DAMAGING as too much carbohydrate and not enough protein and fat! Insulin is not released only in response to carbohydrate but also in response to large amounts of protein out of balance with carbohydrates and fats! Insulin is secreted in response to the amino acids and to assist in the conversion into protein but at the same time insulin lowers blood glucose leading … Continue Reading

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Eating For Weight Loss: Part 1

Losing Weight This is the most asked question. Whatever your goals – to feel better, improve overall health or for weight reduction – it is a journey comprised of small steps. Remember to lose weight you must first be healthy – you do not become healthy by losing weight. Here is where I start to coach people who want to make a change. The first month do not make any food choice changes. Yes I really wrote that! Simply start by recognizing the reason we eat is to live. The act of eating and drinking is what makes our bodies operate. Without food and water we would eventually perish. The most important point to remember if your goal is weight loss is: the stomach is no larger than one hand. Lay your hand flat on a table – this is your plate size. Any more food than what fills your … Continue Reading

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