Are Diets Restrictive?

Well…yeah. But why is that bad? Why does that cause many people to feel “deprived”? Most diets restrict or eliminate processed foods and added sugars, which are strongly linked to inflammation, obesity, and chronic disease. Many successful diets also take a phased approach, beginning with a more restrictive initial phase and then widening food choice Read more about Are Diets Restrictive?[…]

Emotional Eating

You’ve got a healthy eating plan, you’re eating mostly real whole food, eating enough…but you can’t quite shake feelings of deprivation, of wanting more…or any other emotional state that leads you to abandon your weight management goal. Perhaps some or all situations are familiar to you: Someone brings in cupcakes to work and you get caught Read more about Emotional Eating[…]

Acceptable Sugars on a Low Carb Diet

Quiz time: which of the below are acceptable sugars for you to eat on a low carb diet? Barley Malt Grape Sugar Barbados Sugar Galactose Evaporated Cane Juice Honey Brown Sugar Icing Sugar Buttered Syrup Invert Sugar Cane Juice Malt or Malt Syrup Cane Sugar Maltodextrin Caramel Fruit Juice Concentrate Corn Syrup Mannitol Corn Syrup Read more about Acceptable Sugars on a Low Carb Diet[…]