As the days get shorter and the nights grow colder, it seems we have less motivation to stay the course with our low carb plans – especially around Halloween. The copious amounts of junk food we are presented with can be overwhelming. How do we break this vicious cycle of the norm? Misty Humphrey gives you some great ways to keep the family – and the neighborhood – healthy.
The number one rule of great steak is “Start with great meat.” What defines great meat? Is it grass‑fed, is it local, is it natural, is it grain finished? Yes. But, let your pocket‑book and monthly food budget answer that question. And even disregarding the 3 USDA meat grades: prime (prime‑aged), choice, and select, I maintain great meat (aka great steak) is available across all grades and in all budgets.
You have embraced healthy fats like butter and coconut oil, and adapted a fresh, real food approach to fueling your body. As a result you’ve shed pounds without feeling deprived, your energy levels have soared, and your cravings have been suppressed. But… you still feel slightly uncomfortable about telling your doctor the good news. Dietitian Cassie offers her top ten tips in sharing your new lifestyle with your doctor.