It Works skinny brew
March 13, 2021

It Works Skinny Brew and Other Weight Loss Products: The Grift is Real.

I’ve reviewed It Works a couple of times in the past, most recently in 2020, but honestly, they keep coming out with products that I feel like I can’t hold my fire on. So, here we go again. In the interest of brevity, let’s get right into It Works’ top
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Intuitive Fasting Review
March 6, 2021

Intuitive Fasting Review – Is it Possible to Fast Intuitively?

I generally have a queue of work to do on any given day, but I knew that I had to interrupt it all and do this Intuitive Fasting review.  Intuitive Fasting isn’t a large book (thank goodness). Around half of it is recipes, the other half, the actual 4-week plan
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is starvation mode real
March 5, 2021

Does Starvation Mode Really Exist? Here’s What the Research Says.

‘You have to eat enough calories every day, otherwise your body will go into starvation mode and you’ll never lose weight!’ I have to admit that I’ve said this more than a few times in the 21 years I’ve been an RD. But is it really true? If we skip
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do pruvit exogenous ketones work
March 2, 2021

Do Pruvit Exogenous Ketones Replace a Ketogenic Diet?

I did a Pruvit review in 2017, and to be honest, I can’t believe this stuff is still on the market. If only because the last time I tasted it, it was like drinking a cup of death. Chances are, nobody has improved the taste of ketones since then.  The
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What happens to fat when we lose weight
February 22, 2021

Where Does Fat Go When We Lose Weight?

I had a follower send me a graphic the other day that talked about the ‘Big Whoosh.’ Never in all of the science classes I’ve taken and in all of the years I’ve been practicing as a dietitian, have I ever heard of a ‘Big Whoosh.’ Turns out, the person
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quit sugar
February 15, 2021

Want to Quit Sugar? Here’s Why You Don’t Have To.

I see a lot of hate around sugar, and honestly, it’s not warranted. No-sugar challenges. No-sugar diets. The ‘I Quit Sugar’ movement.  I feel like the diet and wellness industries have no grey area when it comes to sugar: it’s either quit sugar altogether, or you’re eating too much of
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