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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The Most Important Action You Can Take If You Have Adrenal Fatigue.

The Adrenal can become burnt out.

If you have too much adrenal function like too much cortisol it’s called Cushing’s.

If you have a deficiency of cortisol and other adrenal hormones, that is called Addison’s.

The two big symptoms of adrenal fatigue are chronic fatigue and chronic inflammation.  Cortisol normally is an anti-inflammatory. But if the adrenals are weak or you run out of cortisol or it does not work anymore because of cortisol resistance then you get inflammation.

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Your Stress May Be Preventing Full Ketosis

Could your stress be what is preventing full ketosis and causing your keto plateau?

If a person plateaus or they are not progressing like they should on the keto diet, in many cases, they look at their carbohydrate levels, fasting, or fats. But, stress could actually cause this as well.

Stress may actually prevent ketosis. 

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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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The HUGE Mistake Counting Carbs on Keto (Ketogenic Diet)

All you need to do is focus on lowering your carbs, right? Wrong.

On the keto diet, you reduce your carbs to below 50 grams. We do this because carbs increase insulin, and insulin blocks ketosis. If you are not in ketosis, you are not doing the Ketogenic diet correctly and you will not loose weight. But carbs are not the only factor to consider.

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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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Keto Side Effects Tell Deeper Story.

Learn how side effects reveal a deeper story of what is going on in the body.

Keto and intermittent fasting magnify subclinical deficiencies.  If you already have some nutritional deficiencies everything is going to be magnified because when you do Keto the demand for certain nutrients goes up.

Use the symptoms to reveal the deeper problem.

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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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