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Carbohydrates And Fat Loss: A Comprehensive Guide

Explore the crucial role of carbohydrates in weight loss after 50. This comprehensive guide dives into the types of carbs, how the body processes them, and the distinctions between natural and processed carbohydrates. Learn how these differences impact weight loss for individuals over 50, and get valuable tips for incorporating the right carbohydrates into your diet to optimize your weight loss efforts and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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Fat Loss After 50

Fat Loss After 50: The Struggle is Real

As a health coach, and as a person who lost 100+ lbs after the age of 50 myself, I know that fat loss after 50 can be challenging. But with the right mindset, approach, and support, it’s absolutely achievable. In this post, I share unique insights and perspectives on how strength training, nutrition, mindful eating, stress management, and sleep can support your fat loss goals. Let me help you achieve your healthiest, strongest, and most vibrant self.

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Let’s Chew the Fat about Dietary Fat

Let’s look into the different types of dietary fats and their impacts on the body for this third post in the Macronutrients series. While some fats are considered unhealthy and can increase the risk of heart disease and obesity, others are essential for brain function and can even help reduce inflammation in the body. Learn how to incorporate healthy fats into your diet to support overall health and weight loss goals.

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protein and fat loss

Protein and Fat Loss: Prioritizing Protein for Weight Loss

If you’re looking to lose fat, protein should be your new best friend. Protein and fat loss go hand in hand. Protein is essential for preventing muscle loss, and keeping your metabolism revved up. It’s also more filling than carbs or fats, helping you feel satisfied and less likely to overeat. So, whether you’re opting for plant-based proteins or lean meats like poultry, pork, or fish. Let’s learn more about the different protein sources and how they can help you lose weight and feel your best.

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Balancing Macros

Beyond the Calorie Deficit: Balancing Macros

Balancing your macros is an important part of an effective fat loss program. Learn why a calorie deficit and a balanced ratio of protein, carbohydrates, and healthy fats are key, along with tips for finding the right macro balance to support your goals. Read more for a healthy, sustainable approach to fat loss.

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Getting Real With Fat Loss

When this picture was taken, I was thinking: “I’m going to slide down, then hop up at the bottom and go trotting off to the next thing.”

I slid down the slide, missed the timing of planting my feet, landed on my ass and whacked the back of my head against the slide. This is the kind of thing that happens with misaligned realities.

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Understanding the Energy Balance

Weight Loss is about calorie deficit. It isn’t about carbs or fat, it is about calories. Eat more than your body burns… you gain weight. Eat less than your body burns, you lose weight.

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Diet Culture focuses on appearance rather than health outcomes

A Warning About Diet Culture

Diet Culture is a toxic subculture that places its focus on appearance rather than health and well-being. Diet culture is insidious because it represents a multibillion dollar industry that is largely unregulated.

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The Challenge of Obesity

The Challenge of Obesity

If you are fat, chances are you’ve been shamed. You’ve been left out, passed over You’ve been marginalized. If you are female it’s likely been worse. Yet Obesity in modern western cultures has reached epidemic proportions.

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Healthy Eats
Blueberry Superfood Glue
Blueberry Glue is a great quick power breakfast that is nutritionally balanced with 22 grams of protein and 13 grams of fiber from yogurt, blueberries and superfood goodness.
Hiking Trails
Upper Hop River Trail
Which doesn't go by the Hop River. That's on the other side. Heavily Trafficked rail trail running from Manchester to Willimantic.
Valley Falls Town Park
Valley Falls Vernon CT
Valley Falls is a municipal park in Vernon Connecticut with great hiking trails along both sides of a river.
Wildflowers
Wildflowers of Buckingham Reservoir
Buckingham Reservoir
This hike was an exploration of wildflowers at Buckingham Reservoir in South Glastonbury Connecticut in June of 2017. Numerous species of flowers could be seen.
John Atkinson
John Atkinson