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14 Tips to Overcoming Weight Plateaus

Whether you've been on a weight loss journey for one day, one week, or one year, when the expectations of weight loss don't match up to real life, it can feel incredibly frustrating. Having been on the diet train for a number of years myself before I ever experienced any measurable success, I definitely went through several diets, failures, and falling deeper into the pit of obesity and other related health issues. Regardless of what brings you here, you want … Continue reading

The Art of Losing Weight without Exercise

The last 6 weeks of my life looked something like this: Wake up and immediately begin working from bed on my phone. Shower? What's that? Eat breakfast (that my husband graciously cooked for me) in front of my computer. Sit on my couch next to my dog with my laptop for the next 10-14 hours. Occasionally go to the bathroom. Eat the quickest Paleo meals I could possibly create throughout the day (mostly leftovers from my husband's well-planned meals for … Continue reading

How Much Fruit Should I Eat When First Starting Paleo?

The simple truth is that I don't know. Lemme explain. Whether or not you're trying to lose weight, the amount of fruit you should eat really depends on two things: how active you are and how your particular body responds to carbs.       Activity Level If you're an athletic person, you're probably going to need more carbs. More on this in a couple days, but that's all you need to know for now. You're A Unique Snowflake Our bodies really … Continue reading

The Cruel Calling of Coffee

Anywhere from 80-90% of the U.S. population drinks caffeine in some form every single day.  More than 50% of people in this country drink more than 3 or 4 cups of coffee every day. To me, this is ridiculous.  I'm sorry, but why are we so hard on alcoholics and smokers for being addicts, but it's perfectly okay to drink a big gulp of coffee that contains a colossal 640 mg of caffeine every day? I know: it's so delicious … Continue reading

Q&A: Fruit Juices

Here's an interesting question from a reader who must have read my post, "Q&A: What Do I Drink?" Q: Hi!  I am new to the Paleo diet.  My CrossFit gym just finished a 30 day challenge (I lost 9 pounds and 3% body fat during the month of April - whoa!), and I was wondering why you suggest only drinking fruit juice that you have made at home?  If it's 100% juice, it's still not ok?  Is there a certain … Continue reading