Other than losing fat, what are some of the many other benefits of following a keto diet? In the nutrition world, we call these “non-scale victories.” What we’re talking about are beneficial things that are happening that are totally unrelated to your body weight, totally unrelated to the number on
Amy Berger is a Certified Nutrition Specialist (CNS) and the Lead Nutritionist for Adapt Your Life Academy. She writes about a wide range of health and nutrition-related topics, such as insulin, weight loss, diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, hypothyroidism, and more. She is the author of The Alzheimer’s Antidote, The Stall Slayer, and co-author of End Your Carb Confusion, written with Adapt Your Life Academy Co-Founder, Dr. Eric Westman.
How would someone know they have insulin resistance? It’s hard to define insulin resistance. Something that Dr. Westman and I mentioned in the book we wrote together (End Your Carb Confusion) is that we don’t like the phrase “insulin resistance,” because if you ask ten different doctors or healthcare professionals
What is your number one thing that affects fat loss besides food? Before I do that, I want people to understand that, yes, other things definitely affect weight loss besides food, but food is the mountain, it’s the major thing. For the most part, if you get the food right,
There are so many factors that come into play when it comes to fat loss, including hormones, age, gender, medications and more. How should people be setting realistic expectations for fat loss? You could write an entire book about this topic! The first thing that people really need to understand
So many people think that they’ve stalled when in fact they haven’t. What percentage of folks would you say are actually in a stall? It’s really impossible to put an exact number on it, but certainly not a hundred percent. Not everyone who thinks they’re stalled is actually stalled. If