Suddenly the keto diet seems to be everywhere. But what does a high-fat diet like keto do to your cholesterol? The answer to whether or not a keto diet will increase your cholesterol levels is hidden in your genes! In fact, by simply optimizing your genes and eating the right foods, you will be on the road to lower cholesterol. I know, the … [Read more...]
Eat For Energy
Do you know which foods are sapping your energy?
The first step in regaining your energy and overcoming fatigue is identifying exactly which foods make you tired. This is not as simple as eating so-called “healthy” foods and avoiding the “unhealthy” foods. That advice will only get you so far.
The foods that cause fatigue in you are different than the foods that cause fatigue in your friend.
You need to move beyond diets and nutrition plans. You need to identify exactly which foods give you energy and which foods make you tired. I'll show you how!
Take a look below to see some of our most recent posts on how you can Eat For Energy!
You have adrenal fatigue. This much you're sure of. Before you head to your local health food store to pick up an assortment of supplements, read this post. I'll show you exactly which supplements will help your adrenal fatigue and which will make it worse! What's the first thing you do before starting a new workout routine? You get all … [Read more...]
Could too many protein supplements or steak dinners be a hidden cause of your fatigue? As odd as it may sound, protein can absolutely contribute to fatigue. If you're at all familiar with my work, you'll know how strongly I advocate that in order to overcome fatigue, you need to have balanced blood sugar. In fact, I'm such an advocate for proper … [Read more...]
Here’s the scenario: you think you may be allergic to gluten. Every time you eat it, you get brain fog, fatigue, and intense abdominal bloating. So, you explain your symptoms to your doctor who then suggests running a celiac panel through the lab. You ensure that you’re eating a serving of gluten every day for the next month and then get your … [Read more...]
What exactly is gluten? And why is there so much buzz around gluten intolerance? Is being intolerant to gluten even a real thing? Even though a gluten-free diet is all the rage these days, there is legitimate research that stands behind the hype. Research that suggests yes, there are specific symptoms of gluten intolerance. And that gluten … [Read more...]
A gluten-free diet doesn't mean all your meals need to be eaten at home. Let me show you where and how to eat gluten-free in Calgary! For those of you who have worked with me in the past, it's likely we've talked about a diet that is free from wheat and gluten. While that bias remains, one of the more challenging aspects of adopting a … [Read more...]
Ensuring your blood sugar is balanced will prevent diabetes. But did you know that irregularities or fluctuations in your blood sugar could also lead to chronic fatigue syndrome? The blood sugar-fatigue connection is not as simple as the relationship between cortisol and insulin. A quick reminder for new readers, insulin is a hormone that is … [Read more...]
The wheat industry wants you to believe that gluten and other grain-based foods are healthy. The gluten-free crowd wants you to believe that gluten is evil. But how healthy is either of these products, really? I'm confident it will come as no surprise to you that in order to beat fatigue and start flourishing you're going to need adequate levels … [Read more...]