10 foods that will ruin your diet

Many foods will ruin your diet.  Everyone knows that, yet I keep getting questions that are… unexpected: Can I eat pancakes on a low-fat diet?  Pancakes are saggy sacks of sugar and oil held together with white flour.  Yum! Can I have salami and low-carb beer for dinner on a low-carb diet?  Yes, but your low-carb…

Will Time-Restricted Eating Help You Lose Weight?

Time-restricted eating is the hot new trend in dieting.  Eat as much food as you like and lose weight, as long as you restrict your eating to a narrow window each day: eight to ten daylight hours.  (Opinions differ slightly.)  The basics: if you start breakfast at, say 10 AM and finish dinner by 6…

Obesity & Diabetes: Caused by Bad Bacteria or Lack of Good Bacteria?

Obesity and diabetes have reached epic proportions, and everyone knows why.  At least, everyone thinks they know why.  Our diets have: too much fat, too much sugar, too much dairy, too much wheat, too much wheat, too much milk, too much processed food, or not enough fiber.  Alternatively, people blame: lack of exercise, not enough…

Why Fruit Is Safe on a Low-Carb Diet

Here’s a fact few diet ‘experts’ know: fruit is safe on a low-carb diet.  Two or three peices a day will not stop you from losing weight. I know – for years you’ve been told that to diet successfully, you must spend months eating nothing but protein and vegetables. Who invented that law? A fat…