How to: Start Fasting

How to: Start Fasting

Fasting is simple. It’s so incredibly simple that it’s not actually an activity, it’s the lack of an activity. The lack of eating. The absence of eating. The deficiency of calories (read: not deficiency of nutrients, hydration, or water). It’s so remarkably simple that it’s also overwhelming. We get it.

Here are tips to get started fasting for weight-loss.

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The Journey to Health Through Fasting with IDM Educator Brenda Zorn - Episode 10

The Journey to Health Through Fasting with IDM Educator Brenda Zorn - Episode 10

By day, Brenda is a health coach and educator for IDM. By night, she is a low carb cooking expert, weight lifter and motorcycle enthusiast. Brenda Zorn is a bold mix of adventure and dedication. She has 5 years invested in the ketogenic and fasting communities and has guided many to better health. She cured her own type 2 diabetes with a combination of a ketogenic diet and fasting (hbA1c 12 to 5 with a 100 lb loss).

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Getting Started on a True Ketogenic Lifestyle

Getting Started on a True Ketogenic Lifestyle

Eating a diet full of healthy fats and low in carbohydrates lowers blood sugar and insulin levels. It will also shift the body’s metabolism away from using carbohydrates as energy and towards fat and ketones. The concept of high fat diets is to regulate insulin levels, reducing insulin spikes, cravings, a rise in blood sugar, etc. But, what the media and mass public think a ketogenic diet is, is vastly different from reality.

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Two Decades of Experience with Low Carb Diets

Two Decades of Experience with Low Carb Diets

Do you have two decades of experience with low carbohydrate diets? No? Neither do we. This talk from Dr. Westman at Low Carb Houston touches on the science behind the low carbohydrate diet over the last twenty years. In addition to research, Dr. Westman has a clinical practice at Duke, combining clinical research and care regarding lifestyle treatments for obesity, diabetes, and tobacco dependence. He is also the author of Cholesterol Clarity and Keto Clarity.

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