• Dr. Mindy Pelz | Reset your Health | Nutrition Health Coach

Which is More Harmful: Fat or Sugar?


I see a lot of confusion around the topic of fat, and it's easy to see why it can get confusing. Online, you may read that a low-fat food product is more likely to cause heart disease than a whole-fat dairy product, but then your physician tells you fat is unhealthy and suggests a low-fat diet. And then somewhere, it is written that sugar fat isn’t as bad compared to sugar. Confusing, right? The American Heart Association says both fat and sugars are unhealthy. But when it comes to fat, what I want you to understand is that there are bad fats and good fats. It means you need to choose the fats you consume because if you completely leave

  • Metabolic Flexibility - Dr. Mindy Pelz | Reset your Health | Nutrition Health Coach

Metabolic Flexibility: 7 Steps for Faster Metabolism & More Energy


Metabolic flexibility is perfect harmony between burning fat and burning carbs. A metabolically flexible person is someone whose body finds it easy to switch from digesting carbs to digesting fat. Metabolic flexibility is crucial for healthier cells and high energy levels. Many people aren't metabolically flexible due to sedentary lifestyle and poor eating habits. The inability to metabolize fats may cause you to gain more weight. Luckily, you can take charge of speeding up your metabolism. From eating healthy fats to sleeping more, use these 7 tips to fire up your inner engine... 1. Eat Healthy Fats MCTs (medium-chain triglycerides) are healthy fats contained in food like coconut oil. You can eat these fats since the body metabolizes them faster,