The human body requires energy to function which is provided by proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Since carbohydrates are the most readily available, most people are sugar burners; they rely on carbohydrates and sugars to keep the brain and body running.
Paleo and Keto are two buzz words associated with rapid fat loss and healthier lifestyles. Both diets have overlapping foods and benefits, but what are the differences?
You knew that gut microbes could affect your digestion, your weight and even your immune system. But did you know that that gut flora can also affect your circadian rhythm?
As you may know, the ketogenic diet (keto for short) has become extremely popular over the past year or so. When you understand the benefits it makes perfect sense. “Going keto” can be refreshing; you’re leaner, you’re not hungry, you have a steady flow of energy, and your brain works better!
Humans have been practicing intermittent fasting (IF) for hundreds of thousands of years. So it makes perfect sense that IF may benefit us in our modern lives as well.
In the summer, Santa Barbara comes to life. And with longer days and warmer nights, there is no better time to take advantage of everything our beautiful city has to offer.
The amazing thing about science? It evolves.
For example, we’ve known for years that diet influences our health, but scientists have been uncertain to what extent and how.
As a personal trainer, I have encountered many clients of all shapes and sizes, looking for one thing: fat loss. One particular client here at Fitness Transform, came to me when she found she could no longer deny what her lifestyle was doing to her body.
As a society, we are intrigued with knowing our origins – who our ancestors were and what they did. But what about our own genetics? What can our own genes tell us about our bodies, health, and lives? Though more to the point, what can we learn from our ancestors that can help us to lead healthier and longer existences?
In my business, I encounter a lot people looking for relief from pain caused by inflammation – people suffering from conditions like arthritis who are at the end of their ropes, desperate and fed up, ready to take drastic measures like surgery. To these people, I say: don’t lose hope.