Kicking Diabetes through the Keto

By the year 2050, estimates show that 1 in 3 Americans will have diabetes. Maybe you know someone now who has it – family members, friends, or your doctor has told you that you’re high risk. If you think the count for Americans with diabetes (30 million) is high, consider the number in China: 114 million. Why so many and why is it increasing? The Growing State(s) of Diabetes in America on World Diabetes Day 2018 The American Diabetes Association estimates that…

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Keto-Friendly Pumpkin Cheesecake

If you’re anything like me, you love all things pumpkin! This time of year is full of pumpkin treats like cookies, coffees, jelly rolls, and my personal favorite, pie. But all these sweet pumpkiny treats are loaded with sugar and no so keto friendly carbs. With the holiday season creeping up on us its hard to keep all these treats away, so how about making some keto-friendly options to help curve those cravings? Give this awesome recipe a try and wow your…

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Keto Ghosts in the Graveyard

Miss the childhood classic treat, Ghosts in the Graveyard? This treat is traditionally created with sugar filled pudding, crushed up cookies, and chemical laced hydrogenated oil that is passed off as ” whipped cream.” Here’s a better, healthier, and keto friendly treat that your whole family will love this Halloween!   Ghosts in Graveyard Ingredients: 2 medium avocados, pitted & peeled ½ cup unsweetened cocoa powder ¼ cup powdered stevia 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk 2 ½ teaspoons vanilla extract 1 tablespoon…

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The Science Behind Surviving Sugar

The Sugar Epidemic Do you know how much sugar you consume each day or each week? What if you began measuring that? How would you do it? Gone are the days of scooping a spoonful of sugar with reckless abandon on our foods – some still do this I suppose, but it’s less common. The sugar content in our drinks, with various code names, and highly processed foods are a constant, unseen force in the average American diet. Recently, it’s been found…

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4 Healthy Travel Tips – #ketotravel

  In recent years, I have done a fair amount of business traveling for speaking engagements and fitness conferences. It’s fun and easy to fly around these days, but there is one challenge: How do you maintain discipline with food and fitness when you’re away from home? On my last trip, which was to Florida, I was at the airport early for my 10am flight. Got through security just fine, then over to Starbucks in the terminal for some cold brew coffee….

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HEALTHY SPRING EATS

This weekend, many will celebrate Cinco de Mayo and pretty soon you’ll be invited to those outdoor spring BBQs. Who doesn’t love that? Just like any season, there are food temptations to throw you off course, but I know you’re strong and can achieve your goals AND have fun at the same time! Tips to consider: Eat beforehand to avoid temptation Bring dishes you know you can enjoy Share your health goals with your friends and family For Cinco de Mayo, skip…

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