Are You Addicted To Carbs? Here Is What You Can Do.

Carbohydrates are highly addictive. We are conditioned as children to feed a carb addiction – most children consume large amounts of sugar daily. Sugars and refined grains are added to baby food, cereal, candy, and virtually all processed foods.

Carbs are so addictive because they trigger two hormones: dopamine and serotonin. These are pleasure and happiness hormones.  This sugar addiction is real and it will literally control you to a point where you are completely out of control.

Over time, an addiction to carbs becomes stronger and stronger.

So what can you do to break a carb addiction?

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5 Reasons Why You Are Not Losing Weight When Fasting

You may not be loosing weight when you are fasting.

We are talking about fasting for a longer for period of time, not intermittent fasting.  If you’re doing intermittent fasting and keto and you are not losing weight usually it is because you are eating too many carbs.

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Calorie Myth. Why Low Calories Does Not Equal Weight Loss

Let us talk about calories.

A calorie is a unit of energy in food. Each type of food (carbohydrates, proteins, and fats) has its own unit of energy.

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7 Common Keto Mistakes That Can Kick You Out of Ketosis

The typical things that will kick you out of ketosis (fat burning) are sugar and refined carbohydrates. Cough syrup, alcohol, beer and juice are all known to have hidden sugar that can knock you out of ketosis.

These 7 are important things you might not know about.

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Will Zero Carb Alcohol Stop Ketosis?

Alcohol does not turn to sugar. So, is alcohol Keto friendly?

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10 Reasons Why Your Belly Is Not Shrinking On Keto.

.You want your belly to shrink!

But here are the reasons why it might not be:

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Why Most Dieters ONLY Lose Water Weight.

Most dieters only lose water weight because they do not tap into their fat reserve. You store two types of fuel in your body: fat storage and your glycogen (sugar) reserve.

Glycogen is stored sugar, glycogen as a series of glucose molecules or sugar molecules attached together. You have about 1,700 calories. It is used up pretty fast. You have a lot of fat storage. The average person who is not over weight has about 77,000 calories worth of energy in fat.

Your body cannot tap into fat if there are too many carbs or sugar in the system. Your body will always go first for sugar as fuel if it is present.

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Eat More Calories To Lose More Weight.

Eat More Calories To Lose More Weight.

If someone is struggling to lose weight, they typically reduce the calories and end up finding that it will not work. Lowering the calories does eventually lower your metabolism. Yet, if you compare spreading your calories out with three meals with two snacks on a 1500-calories per day diet with an increase in calories (2000) a day – but ONLY consume two meals per day, you will lose more weight.

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Potential Benefits And Side Effects Of Intermittent Fasting

These side effects only happen during the transition phase. If you push through it, you can receive amazing health benefits. If you start the Ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting correctly, these symptoms should not be a big problem.

Potential Intermittent Fasting Benefits:

1. Weight loss (especially in the mid-section)

2. Cognitive improvements (focus)

3. Less inflammation (arthritis, autoimmune)

4. Skin will improve

5. Improved memory 

6. Improved quality of sleep 

7. Less hunger 

8. Fewer cravings 

Potential Side Effects of Intermittent Fasting: 

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It is NOT Lose Weight to Get Healthy, It is Get Healthy to Lose Weight

It is a very powerful but simple concept.

If you focus on losing weight first and not the health part you may or may not end up healthy. Healthy people do not actually gain weight if you are truly healthy you are not going to be overweight in the first place.

The Health Indicators Are:

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