All Natural Paleo & Keto Friendly Fat Bomb Squeeze Packs Phat Fudge amazon.com $28.00 “It’s a real foods-based performance fuel, meaning it contains no artificial ingredients, refined sugars, or sugar alcohols," says holistic heath coach Emily Maloney. "Aside from it being high in fat and low in sugar, it also contains a phenomenal mix of health-promoting ingredients like maca, turmeric, cinnamon, and cacao." … [Read more...] about 12 Perfect On-the-Go Keto Snacks to Add to Your Grocery List
Getty ImagesStuart C. Wilson Chris Pratt this week revealed that he’s undertaking the “Daniel Fast”—an intense, possibly-dangerous crash diet that promises to help adherents lose weight and “draw closer to God.”“Hi, Chris Pratt here. Day Three of the Daniel Fast,” a sweaty Pratt said in a since-expired Instagram video Friday. “Check it out. It’s 21 days of prayer and fasting.”As the religious Guardians of the Galaxy actor explains in the video, the fast lasts 21 days and is inspired by the Biblical Daniel, who in the Old Testament went 21 days consuming just vegetables and water. Fasters are limited to an extremely restrictive diet consisting only of “foods grown from the seed” and water. Vegetables, fruits, nuts, healthy oils, and whole grains are allowed, but no animal products, dairy, or solid fats are permitted. According to a website on the Daniel Fast, it's “similar to a vegan diet with … [Read more...] about Chris Pratt Is on the ‘Daniel Fast,’ an Extreme Diet Inspired by the Bible
Donna Kondrak was on high blood pressure medication for 25 years before her retirement two years ago. Two years earlier, she was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. She also was overweight. “I was eating the SAD Diet – the Standard American Diet,” said Kondrak, 64, of Cheektowaga, a former pharmacy managerial assistant. “That consists of everything that made me sick. Animal products such as beef, chicken, pork, fish, cheese, yogurt, all dairy, as well as fried foods in all kinds of oils. “I was a caffeine and sugar junkie, not only drinking mega amounts of diet pop daily, but eating chocolate candy, and popping caffeine tablets during the day to stay awake at my office job.” Kondrak lost 60 pounds – and kept off the weight – since switching to a whole food plant-based diet in March 2016. That was just a start. She’s off her diabetes and blood pressure medications, she has more energy, “and I have the benefit of knowing I am … [Read more...] about Plant-based eating reverses health challenges for Cheektowaga retiree
You probably already know that probiotics are beneficial bacteria that improve the health of your digestive system. You also probably already know that probiotics are found in fermented foods such as yogurt, sauerkraut, kombucha, and kimchi.What you may not know, however, is that probiotics are now popping up in everything from cereal, snack bar, chips, and (wait for it) cleaning products.So, hold up. Are the probiotics in these new shelf-stable products the same as those in fermented foods? And are they as beneficial? The big difference between the probiotics in fermented foods and those in shelf-stable products is that those found in fermented foods are live.Yes, these fermented foods are quite literally alive—and that’s what makes them so good for you. But here’s the deal: These live probiotics are fragile and can easily die off—along with any health benefits they carry to you.(Side note: This is also why not all sauerkraut and kimchi you find at the … [Read more...] about Why Are Probiotics in Everything Now?
Good news, Chipotle fans: it's now totally possible to visit your favorite Mexican food chain even if you're dieting. Today, the company launched four new "Lifestyle Bowls" created for specific diets: Paleo, Whole30 and Keto. There's also a general Double-Protein that includes two meats. The items are meant to help people stick to their preferred style of eating when dining out. Ready to give up your beloved burrito for a Lifestyle Bowl? Here's a breakdown of what's included in each bowl:Whole30 Salad BowlRomaine LettuceCarnitasFajita VeggiesTomato SalsaGuacamoleNutrition information: 490 calories, 34 grams of fat, 18 grams of carbohydrates, and 26 grams of proteinPaleo Salad Bowl Romaine LettuceBarbacoaFajita VeggiesGreen SalsaGuacamoleNutrition information: 445 calories, 29 grams of fat, 21 grams of carbohydrates, and 29 grams of protein. Keto Salad BowlLettuceCarnitasRed SalsaCheeseGuacamoleNutrition information: 590 calories, 42 grams of fat, 15 grams of carbohydrates, and 32 … [Read more...] about Chipotle Adds Keto, Whole30 and Paleo Friendly Menu Options