Last week I put together a 3 week guide to starting fasting. Part of that process involves testing your blood sugar and ketones during a fast. In fact, I believe that everyone should throw out their scales. Focus on what your blood sugar and ketones are telling you about your body’s reaction to the food you’re eating. First, you’ll want to get a blood reader. My favorite one is the Keto Mojo. This involves an easy finger prick and is more affordable than other devices. When to check your blood sugar and ketone levels You'll be taking two sets of readings. The first set of blood sugar and ketone readings will be taken as soon as you wake up and
Questioning how to start fasting? You're in the right place to start! Often the first step to fasting is changing your understanding of what is “normal” and creating a new belief system around eating and health. You see, there are a lot of misconceptions around what kinds of foods we should be eating and when we should be eating them. For example, we’ve been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and that cereals, bagels, breads and sugary drinks are an acceptable way to start the day. We’ve been told that eating 3 meals (plus lots of snacks) is normal, and that an afternoon slump in energy should be alleviated by caffeine and energy
Glutathione is our body's master antioxidant. It is produced and used by the liver to detoxify. While glutathione production naturally decreases with age, the problem is most people's levels are being dramatically depleted by modern, everyday stressors. But guess what research is also showing us? Low glutathione levels appear to take COVID symptoms from mild to severe. How do you know if you have low glutathione levels? Here are some common symptoms: Lack of energy Joint and muscle aches and pains Foggy brain Frequent infections Poor sleep Anemia What depletes our glutathione levels? Alcohol Acetaminophen, (aka Tylenol) Diabetes Aging (affecting men more than women) Heavy metals bind to glutathione. Ask yourself if there are heavy metals in your water.
Last week my Resetter Tribe on Facebook and I tried the carnivore diet and so many of the resetters lost weight like crazy...and the reason why is not what you may think! Could gut health be the secret to your weight loss? When we set out to lose weight, we often think of counting calories, exercise and fasting, but we never think about fixing what may be the root cause of weight gain and resistance - your gut microbiome! So if you’re one of those people saying ‘I’m doing everything and the weight is not coming off’, my newest YouTube video talks how your gut health could be the secret to weight loss. First, there are 3 important things you should