Traditional keto diets are centered on a diet that is made up of mostly fat – 75 to 80% of your calories; while 10 to 15% come from protein and the remaining 10 to 5% from carbs. This diet limits carbs so much, that it forces your body to use up any fat on the body as fuel in a process called ketosis. This diet is best used by those who have plenty of fat to burn off or for those who want to quickly shed a few pounds before beach season. If you’re not carrying a lot of extra fat to begin with, this diet is probably not for you! Consider using a modified keto diet, in this case! Follow it here!
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With summer fast approaching, the time has come to cut calories and put some restrictions on that diet. Sure, you can simply clean it up, reduce those cheat meals, or cut back on your carbs but chances are if you’re not taking your diet as seriously as your workouts, your results will progress slower than you like. The right diet can make the difference between wanting to show off your beach body to covering it up with a towel, here are 4 fat burn diets for your summer bod!
We all crave sugar! And why wouldn’t we? Sugar in all its forms can provide a nice satisfying physiological and biochemical effect – both on the brain and body. As a result we can feel energetic and happy when we eat it! Sugar cravings can be the result of many factors including our hormones, stress or emotional triggers and of course what we eat. A sugar detox can help get a hold of your sugar cravings, and also provide some much needed health benefits!
Heart disease is a silent killer and the leading cause of death in women in the US, accounting for 1 in 4 deaths. Fortunately, there are many things we can do to keep our hearts and bodies functioning healthy and optimally from the inside out. Why not start now, it is after all Heart Health Month! Here are 15 ways to keep your heart functioning optimally!
Many women think eating too much protein will result in big, bulky muscle. Even if all we did was eat protein, we’re missing the one very thing that would take us from She-Ra to He-Man – testosterone. Instead of gaining massive amounts of muscle, eating more protein can help gain feminine curves. Confused and misinformed on protein, read on
A ketogenic diet is not a diet that automatically turns on fat burning, let me repeat, is NOT a diet that magically turns on your fat burning; actually that process is called lipolysis – literally the breakdown or oxidation of fat. Ketogenic diets trigger ketosis – when the body uses ketones instead of glycogen for energy. Find out if this diet is for you…
When I talk about muscle building, I don’t mean packing on pounds of mass to look masculine and blocky. I’m talking about building sexy curves – an hourglass. Follow these steps to determine the calories and macronutrients you need to build sexy muscular curves!
You know when it’s that time of the month. You’re bloated, miserable as fuck, you get breakouts like when you were 16, and just about everything makes you want to cry, run, hide and have an emotional meltdown. Our monthly friend can also de-rail our healthy diet and give into temptation…