The Healthy Gamer Girl
E25: How Many Carbs Should I Eat on Keto or a Low Carb Diet?

E25: How Many Carbs Should I Eat on Keto or a Low Carb Diet?

March 17, 2016

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!

Episode 24: Why Losing Water Weight Is A Good Thing

Episode 24: Why Losing Water Weight Is A Good Thing

January 12, 2016

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!


Episode 23: That Juice Fast Won’t Help You Lose Weight (Probably)

Episode 23: That Juice Fast Won’t Help You Lose Weight (Probably)

January 7, 2016

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

Episode 22: Is fruit healthy?

Episode 22: Is fruit healthy?

December 2, 2015

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. 


Episode 21: Why is Soda so Addictive?

Episode 21: Why is Soda so Addictive?

November 30, 2015

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!

Show notes at http://healthygamergirl.com/shownotes
Episode 20: Is coffee healthier than green tea?

Episode 20: Is coffee healthier than green tea?

November 17, 2015

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!


Show notes at: http://healthygamergirl.com/shownotes
Episode 18: PCOS and a Ketogenic Diet

Episode 18: PCOS and a Ketogenic Diet

October 24, 2015

Today, we explore the benefits of eating a ketogenic diet if you have poly cystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). This one's for the ladies ;)

Show notes at: http://www.healthygamergirl.com/shownotes
Episode 17: Cheat Days & Getting Back On the Low Carb/Keto Bandwagon

Episode 17: Cheat Days & Getting Back On the Low Carb/Keto Bandwagon

October 19, 2015

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!

Go to healthygamergirl.com for more info!
Episode 16: Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

Episode 16: Stop Being So Hard On Yourself

October 17, 2015

Today, I babble about hiking & cosplaying, ponder learning Thalassian and discuss how we need to celebrate the small victories, and get excited about baby steps. Good health doesn't happen overnight!

Episode 15: Your Nerd Rage is Making You Fat Pt. 2

Episode 15: Your Nerd Rage is Making You Fat Pt. 2

October 1, 2015

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!