Dr. Lori Shemek is back again to share some tips to avoid the #1 holiday pitfall. Dr. Lori is the best-selling author of books such as The Ketogenic Key, Fire Up Your Fat Burn and Beginner’s Guide to Intermittent Fasting. Dr. Lori is a certified nutritional consultant and weight loss expert who spreads awareness of the negative effects of inflammation.
Sugar is everywhere – particularly during the holidays, beginning with Halloween, through Thanksgiving, and long after Christmas, so it is no surprise that people are not feeling their best or feel simply rotten.
Sugar’s effects are very real and there is a reason for this: sugar is inflammatory. With an excessive intake, the body goes on …
Gluten Free: What is Gluten and Should You Avoid It?
Gluten-free is a term we hear with more and more frequency these days. Gluten-free diets are the new health rage, while the banner gluten-free appears on many food product labels on the market today. But what exactly is gluten? I wanted to know and here is what I learned.
Gluten: /’Glootn/ noun–A substance present in cereal grains, especially wheat, that is responsible for the elastic texture of dough. A mixture of two proteins, it causes illness in people with Celiac Disease.
Gluten is a binding protein found in wheat, barley, and rye. It is what makes pizza dough stretchy, gives bread its softness, and helps it …
The Dangers of What We Drink
It is crazy the amount of soft drinks and sodas consumed in this country each year. The negative effects on the health of the nation are becoming more apparent which each new study, especially when it comes to our children. Check out some of these numbers.
*Colas/sodas: Every year, the average American consumes around 45 gallons of unhealthy, sugary soda. That’s the equivalent of about one and a half bathtubs of cola. Most worrisome is the amount of sugar contained in these drinks.
There are an incredible sixteen teaspoons of sugar in an average twenty-ounce cola. Sixteen teaspoons in one soda.
So What’s Wrong With a Little Sugar?
Nothing, if …
How Much Sugar Does Your Drink Contain?
We found this great infographic from Yale University and wanted to share it with you. It’s nice to be able to visually see how much sugar is in your favorite beverage. Do yourself, and your waistline, a favor and stick to Tyent Water! Tyent Water contains no sugar and is packed with antioxidants! It’s also more hydrating than regular water!