What’s in Your Fridge Part II

We’re revisiting the refrigerator and asking you what else is in your fridge this month? In Bangkok it’s difficult to get Quinoa, but those of you in other regions have no excuse as it’s readily available. But what else should be in your fridge if you’re looking to shed some body fat and lose weight? We’ll take a look at five more items that you may want to consider stocking up on.

  1. Berries – Blueberries, raspberries and blackberries are all packed with cancer fighting antioxidants. Not only that, but berries have a lower glycemic index than other fruits so they will not cause such a large spike in insulin levels. This is great for diabetics, but it’s also great for people trying to lose body fat as insulin is related to fat storage in the body. Berries are also packed with loads of fiber.  Fiber is great for intestinal health and helping lower cholesterol levels. Looking for fruit to fill your fridge with then berries is the way to go. Read more of this post
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Low Carb Truth & Lies

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On the front lines you will find normal everyday people who read between the bullshit lines that are spewed from media and news outlets. They say low carb is good, then someone says low carb is bad and unhealthy, but to the average reader a headline is the last thing they’ll ever read. My point is that the message has already been delivered and many people are content to simply tell the next person they meet, “hey, I just heard that low carb diets are bad.”

What I’ve found is that the true explanation for what is meant is often lost in the wording and can be misleading to the average reader. Between the lines of “studies show” Read more of this post

10 Tips to Lose Weight this Month

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Losing weight is tough to do, but your weight loss mission should not just be about the weight itself. You should be thinking about the quality of weight loss. Losing muscle weight is no good and will only set you up for a yo-yo back to your original weight. The goal is to lose fat weight and maintain muscle at the same time, but how can you do this? Have a look at 10 Tips that can help you lose quality weight this month! Read more of this post

Flatten your Tummy with these 4 Foods

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Everyone is looking for the miracle product that will flatten out their stomach. Diets and supplements promise you a flatter tummy and often leave you feeling like you wasted your money and time. In the end it’s really about lifestyle. It’s about how you fuel your body that will translate into your body’s overall performance. If you drive a Ferrari, would you put the lowest grade of gasoline in it? I don’t think so, so if you want your body to look and feel like the body you’ve always dreamed of, then why are you filling it with low grade food fuels? For a little upgrade in your body’s fuel source, try out these four foods to help you get that flat tummy. Read more of this post

3 Things to Help You Burn More Body Fat

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Well burning belly fat is going to be difficult any way you slice it. I’m not going to sit here and lie to you about that. The thing about fat is, we have no choice on where fat is removed from our body unless we’re using a scalpel.  So we want to teach our body as best we can to burn a higher amount of fat overall. When your body burns an overall higher level of fat, chances are you’re hitting the belly too. Here are a few things that are a must for anyone trying to lose body fat. Read more of this post

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