Dr. Lori’s Intermittent Fasting For Beginners

Posted by: Rhona Reid On August 17, 2020 12:00 pm

Fasting – essentially a therapeutic dietary intervention – is the ancient practice that’s as popular as ever in our modern times.

 

12 Benefits of Combining Keto and Intermittent Fasting

 

Fasting doesn’t just help you to lose weight – practitioners believe that it can improve multiple aspects of your overall health, helping you to:

  • Sleep better
  • Boost your metabolic health
  • Improve your memory
  • Optimize gut health
  • Enjoy abundant energy
  • Improve muscle tone
  • Experience increased satiety
  • Reduce inflammation
  • Enjoy clearer skin

Many people who want to try fasting for the first time find themselves overwhelmed by information. What kind of fast should you try? How long is it safe to fast for? Should you introduce foods gradually, and if so, which ones?

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7 Benefits of an Alkaline Diet

Posted by: Rhona Reid On June 5, 2020 12:00 pm

Alkaline water…alkaline foods…alkaline diet… Let’s face it: alkalinity is the new black. In terms of pH balance, many people are chasing an alkaline state rather than an acidic one, but what are the main benefits of doing so?

 

 

1. Boost Your Immune System

When your body has the perfect pH balance, your overall health is more robust; primed to support every vital physical function, and help it to thrive. Your immune system is a complex network of physiological constituent parts that – like the rest of your body – benefits from balanced pH levels.

2. Supporting Good Kidney Health

The kidneys are key to helping with a healthy pH balance. Metabolic Acidosis is a condition that can occur …

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5 Things to Know About Cactus Water

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 27, 2020 12:00 pm

Cactus water is the new kid on the trendy water block…but does this water deliver or is the Prickly Pear bubble about to burst?

5 things to know about cactus water

What is Cactus Water?

What Does Cactus Water Taste Like?

What Parts of the Prickly Pear Are Edible?

Will Cactus Water Make Me Ill?

What Do Doctors Think About Drinking Cactus Water?

Is There a Healthier and Cheaper Alternative to Cactus Water?

What is Cactus Water?

Cactus Water is a drink made from liquid extracted from the bright pink fruit of the Prickly Pear Cactus Plant. It seems paradoxical to look to a desert plant for hydration, but although it grows in arid conditions, the Prickly Pear is perfectly adapted to storing large amounts of …

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Want to Lose Weight? Check Out Our Rough Guide to Diets!

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 20, 2020 12:00 pm

In the old days, if someone said they were on a weight-loss diet, everyone knew where they stood. It meant cutting out treats, sugar or fat-laden things and eating more fruit and vegetables.

Now, if you want to drop a few pounds, there’s a whole world of options out there. And that’s what seems so complicated! Which diet is the one that lets you eat unlimited protein again? And isn’t there a diet where you only eat at a certain time of day?

We’ve cut through the excess to give you a speed-dating style low-down on diet plans and trends to help get you back to your fabulous best!

Rough Guide to Diets

1. Intermittent Fastingincorporating the 5:2 and 16:8 diets, this …

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The Alkaline Diet and Hydrogen Water

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 8, 2020 12:00 pm

Let’s talk about the Alkaline Diet.  The ideal blood pH – the optimum acid/alkaline balance – is between 7.35 and 7.45. The theory behind the Alkaline Diet is that to optimize your overall health, you need to consume more alkaline foods than acidic ones, to help maintain a slightly alkaline –and therefore healthful – state.

Let’s look at that a little more closely.

The Alkaline Diet and Hydrogen Water

What is the Alkaline Diet?

What can I eat on the Alkaline Diet?

How many carbs or calories can I have per day on the Alkaline Diet?

What do doctors and experts say about the Alkaline Diet?

What type of water or beverages are best to drink on the Alkaline Diet?

What role does Alkaline Water play

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10 Ways to Make Your Diet More Successful

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 6, 2020 12:00 pm

Don’t leave dieting to chance! If you want to turbo-charge your diet, we’ve got 10 of the best tips to make losing weight way easier!  Read on to find out more!

 

1. Love Your Diet! Make sure that you follow a diet that works for you. Follow a diet plan that you can sustain. There’s no point in trying stick with a Green Smoothie diet if eating actual food brings you pleasure, or following a protein only eating plan if a slice of toast is the high point of your morning. Dieting involves restricting foods, yes; but a diet that doesn’t suit your lifestyle (or food-style!) is doomed to failure.

2. Get Moving! Take some exercise, or take more!

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Intermittent Fasting and Keto Combination Diet

Posted by: Rhona Reid On May 1, 2020 12:00 pm

The Intermittent Fasting and Keto Combination Diet is – if you’ll forgive the pun – a bit of mouthful, so titles and sub-headers notwithstanding, we need to introduce a little brevity here. ‘Fasting/Keto Combo’ sound okay with you?

So what is the Fasting/Keto Combo? Is it healthy? Let’s find out!

What is an Intermittent Fasting and Keto Combination Diet?
What can I eat on an Intermittent Fasting and Keto Combination Diet?
How many carbs can I have per day on an Intermittent Fasting and Keto Combination Diet?
What do doctors and experts say about an Intermittent Fasting and Keto Combination Diet?
What type of water or beverages are best to drink on an Intermittent Fasting and Keto Combination Diet?
What

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The Zone Diet and Hydrogen Water

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 24, 2020 12:00 pm

The Zone Diet was conceived by biochemist Dr. Barry Sears several decades ago, and it is still popular today.

Like most diet regimens, it has its die-hard fans and detractors. Fancy getting in The Zone? Let’s find out more!

5 Benefits of the Zone Diet

What is The Zone Diet?
What can I eat on The Zone Diet?
How many carbs can I have per day on The Zone Diet?
What do doctors and experts say about The Zone Diet?
What type of water or beverages are best to drink on The Zone Diet?
What role does a Water Ionizer play in The Zone Diet?

What is The Zone Diet?

The Zone Diet was created initially to combat harmful inflammation in the body. The idea is …

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The South Beach Diet and Alkaline Water

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 17, 2020 12:00 pm

The South Beach Diet sure does sound glamorous, chilled out and laid-back, but is it? What can you eat? And does it work?

The South Beach Diet and Alkaline Water

What is The South Beach Diet?
What can I eat on The South Beach Diet?
How many carbs (or calories, etc.) can I have per day on The South Beach Diet?
What do doctors and experts say about The South Beach Diet?
What type of water or beverages are best to drink on The South Beach Diet?
What role does Hydrogen Water play in The South Beach Diet?

What is The South Beach Diet?

The sunny-sounding South Beach diet is based around the glycemic index, with carbs and fats placed on a sliding scale of ‘good’ to …

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The Dukan Diet and Hydrogen Water

Posted by: Rhona Reid On April 8, 2020 4:32 pm

Although it was first published in France in 2000, the Dukan Diet’s ‘big moment’ arrived courtesy of the Middleton women – Kate and mom Carole – as they famously used the weight loss method to drop several dress sizes between them in preparation for Kate’s wedding to Prince William back in 2011.

Since then it’s proved popular with numerous celebrities whose endorsement has helped to propel the Dukan Diet to fame. Is it for you? Take a look and decide!

 

 

What is The Dukan Diet?
What can I eat on the Dukan Diet?
How many carbs can I have per day on The Dukan Diet?
What do doctors and experts say about The Dukan Diet?
What type of

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