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Why Keto? Why Progress from Paleo to Low Carb

I just received Mark Sisson’s new book. As happens to many on Paleo or Primal diets, he progressed to a Ketogenic diet. (I have, too.) When Mark does something, he brings plenty of research along with it to share. This book has so much information and straight-forward steps to guide you, not to mention recipes. The summary below is the WHY of keto. From Mark Sisson’s new book The Keto Reset Diet: Ketogenic eating allows you to benefit from the extraordinary (and long scientifically validated) metabolic efficiency , general health, and longevity benefits of fasting, but without having to actually...

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Recipe – Paleo Fiesta Enchiladas – Gluten and Dairy Free

It’s been a long time since I posted a recipe. That’s mostly because I eat simply. Meat, greens, nuts, and berries — that’s my diet. I indulge sometimes, but I always get back to meat-greens. It’s where my body works best for energy, mood, strength, and weight. But I have a family, and they like — as they point out often — FLAVOR. Seriously, though, what has more flavor than a ribeye? I don’t understand. I once had my husband complain “Steak…AGAIN?” Whaaa? I’m fortunate to be at a place in my life where I can have steak daily, so...

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Everyone is Lying About Their Diet

We all share basic nutritional needs — required amino acids, fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins — but we can ingest and absorb them in different ways. So most diets will work for someone, but some diets work better for most people. I encourage every new weight loss client to try a paleo/primal lifestyle. Until they get most grains and sweeteners out of their life, no amount of portion control, calorie counting, or exercise will increase lean body mass or keep the fat off. I have some clients who decide to keep eating empty carbs because they like them, but with the realization that...

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Question – What is the best strength training that complements a diet and jogging for losing weight?

Answer – Your question sounds like your goal is weight loss, not simply gaining strength or muscle size. Assuming you have a good diet (low carb so that you don’t limit protein by limiting overall calories and so that you do limit the amount of insulin in your blood which is a building hormone and prevents burning fat) and assuming your jogging is not overdone (chronic aerobic exercise will actually cause muscle loss, “chronic” meaning low to moderate intensity that lasts too or long too frequently so that your body remains inflamed with cortisol), then strength training can help with...