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Let's talk about eliminating the Big 6.

 

A lot of times individuals come into my office and they asked me about diet, nutrition, and what they can do to change their health for the better. One of the things that we do is talk about eliminating the Big 6.  

The Big 6 are wheat, corn, soy, dairy, sugar, and peanuts.

Individuals will say, "that's everything that I eat".  Maybe...and that's probably why you're inflamed.

They also ask, "what else is there to eat?"  Well, you basically have all of your vegetables, complex carbs, such as brown rice, quinoa, sweet potatoes, and beans.  You have all your protein sources, and you have all your fruit sources.

In a general day, you should have your meat, fruit, vegetables, and you can have  complex carbs. When you do this, you're going to lead a healthier, less inflamed life.

The next question people ask me is, "why are the big six inflammatory, why do they cause problems"?

When we take wheat, corn, soy, and peanuts, those are all ones...

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4 Reasons You Might Be Struggling to Lose Weight

 

I want to talk to you about reasons why you may be struggling to lose weight.

There are four big reasons why individuals struggle lose weight.

The first one is, they're eating too many hidden calories and are getting too many calories in their diet.  

They may know that they are supposed to have 2000 calories in a day, and they look at their meals to determine that's exactly what they're getting. But, they don't realize that they're having that coffee with the extra cream, or having six pieces of candy sitting on the desk.  They're eating those little bitty things all through the day, or having chocolate milk instead of regular milk, or that kind of thing. Those extras will add up to multiple different calories in their day.

I was going over a meal plan the other day, and I saw the individual was getting 24 ounces of chocolate milk in their day. That's 600 calories.  That was one third of the calories that was needed for the entire day. When we take out...

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