We all metabolize carbohydrates differently, and in this episode, we'll take a look at the factors involved with carbohydrate digestion and metabolism. We'll also look at the general recommendations for carbohydrates in a low carb or ketogenic diet. Fun!
You always hear that someone has lost water weight in the context that it's not a good thing, or that it's somehow not impressive. Well, hold your horses, because today we're talking about why losing water weight is actually good for you!
Happy New Year! If you're at all like me, you've realized that all you did during the month of December was eat really rich foods, and "forget" to exercise. But, no worries, because it's time to start that diet with a juice cleanse, right?
Not so much. Today, we look at the reasons why juice cleanses are not really the best for weight loss (or detoxing), and what you can do instead.
Show notes at: http://healthygamergirl.com/shownotes
Is fruit healthy? You probably think I'm crazy for asking this, whether you think it's healthy or unhealthy. There's pretty much two camps: fruit has way too much sugar, and fruit is the ultimate health food! Of course, the truth lies in the middle.
Soda is pretty addictive, and honestly... not that great for your health (but that's another episode!). Today we're going to explore just what it is about drinking soda that makes it such an addictive beverage. Is it the sugar? The caffeine? Both? Let's find out!
On this episode of the Healthy Gamer Girl Podcast, we talk about whether coffee or green tea is the healthier option. Is one really better for you than the other? Are either really healthy beverages? What should you drink before a raid? Which one will keep you powered up through seven hours of garrison maintenance? As a semi-professional coffee drinker, and former barista, I actually found this to be a really cool topic, and I hope you do, too!
We all have cheat days/moments on a ketogenic or low carb diet, but here's how you can reduce the damage, and get right back on track!
Last week we talked about how cortisol and stress could be adding inches to your waist line. In this episode, we explore a few dietary and lifestyle improvements we can make to lower cortisol levels and hopefully stave off weight gain!