Underactive adrenals are one reason you’re body isn’t shedding the weight! The adrenals are involved in our response to stress, whether physical, emotional or psychological. Stress leads to what we call the ‘fight or flight’ syndrome, which releases the adrenocorticol hormone in the blood stream. Since in our modern society we are seldom in a … Read moreUNDERACTIVE ADRENALS: The Reason Why You’re Not Losing Weight!
You don’t have to be diabetic to experience an inflammatory response from sugar. Even a healthy body is damaged by sugar in a phenomenon known as glycation. When foods rapidly convert to sugar in the bloodstream, as high glycemic carbohydrates do, they cause browning, or glycating of the protein in your tissues. Glycation is a … Read moreGlycation is No Vacation!
Fight Adrenal Fatigue this Holiday Season with these 3 Dukan Foods! Adrenal fatigue can be a major cause of stagnation and one of the main triggers for loss of motivation while dieting. Check off any item that you can relate to: Difficulty getting up each morning, even after getting in plenty of sleep Having high … Read moreFight Adrenal Fatigue this Holiday Season with these 3 Dukan Foods!
It is very common to fall under the weather when the seasons change. Even though we have not quite felt a nip in the air yet, it is now the fall season so we may feel it soon enough and may become sick because of it. Unfortunately, so many treatments for the common cold … Read moreHow to Beat the Common Cold while on the Dukan Diet
3 Dukan Foods to Boost your Thyroid Function (and 3 you should avoid!) Sometimes, no matter how great you are doing with following the diet and the recommended minimum exercise, results are still difficult to achieve due to a slow thyroid. Improving thyroid function will boost your metabolism either way, but if you are one … Read more3 Dukan Foods to Boost your Thyroid Function (and 3 you should avoid!)
Most of us have smart phones, so why not use them for our health and fitness too? These past 5 years have been all about making our lives easier with nanotechnology and apps. The Dukan Diet has also been around these past 5 years trying to make your weight loss easier, so let us show … Read moreThe Top 6 Workout Apps… #4 changed my life!
So, what is a superfood? Many of us have heard that word, but it has become such a buzzword that we do not really reflect on what that really means. A superfood is a nutrient dense food that can help prevent disease and promotes overall great health. The obvious question to follow is, so what … Read more6 Superfood Ways to Boost Your Dukan Meals (#3 is my favorite!)
Since lean proteins are allowed in unlimited amounts it is obvious that they are what we will be eating the most of, every single day. This means that we might get bored, really fast, if we don’t try to keep things interesting. Losing a taste for your food is a dangerous and slippery slope towards … Read more7 Spices to Add Variety and Weight Loss Boosting Power to Your High Protein Meals (I bet you didn’t know #5 could do that! )
For those of us on the Dukan Diet, or any diet for that matter, it can be hard to reach your weight loss goals while still going through the motions of everyday life. Work, family, finances – all of these things take time, and can draw attention away from your weight loss routine. Fortunately, … Read moreBurn Fat and Save Time with High Intensity Interval Training
Looking for something fun and healthy to do with friends after work or over the weekend? If you’re trying to lose weight, or just generally live a healthy, holistic lifestyle–it might not be a bad idea to skip going to the bar (for a night of high caloric intake, and possibly, regret) and instead take … Read moreRock Your Workouts With These Hot Trends!