Holidays, vacations and social situations present challenges no matter what phase of the low-carb journey we may be in and are a big reason many abandon their diets. This can create huge problems that are difficult to recover from and set us back for months. One of the greatest tools we use in our approach… Continue reading Navigating Special Events: Holiday Survival Guide
In this week’s group meeting, we had the pleasure of talking to Amy Berger, MS, CNS, NTP. Amy is a nutrition specialist and author of The Alzheimer’s Antidote, The Stall Slayer, and co-author of End Your Carb Confusion. Her blog and YouTube videos are wealth of information. Dr. Tro and health coaches Amy Eiges and… Continue reading 5/25/2021 Group Meeting – Special Guest Amy Berger
Nuts and dairy are very popular foods on a low carb or ketogenic diet — they are nutritious, low in carbs and contain healthy fats and protein. The problem? They are also very energy-dense and hyperpalatable which makes them very easy to overeat. If raw and unsalted, you’re less likely to overconsume them, but when… Continue reading Nuts and Dairy: Fat Creep on Low Carb
In this week’s group meeting Health Coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley continued the discussion of food addiction, sharing their everyday struggles with the many low-carb options now available. Many members also shared their challenges. Discussion: Amy opened up the meeting talking about the long term effects of the things that drive us to eat.… Continue reading 5/18/2021 Group Meeting – Food Addiction Continued
In this week’s group meeting, Dr. Tro and health coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley discussed the subject of food addiction, the ways to differentiate what true hunger is and the things that drive us to eat that have little to do with physical hunger. Dr. Tro interviewed Amy asking her the questions from the… Continue reading 5/11/2021 Group Meeting – Food Addiction
In this week’s group meeting, we had the pleasure of doing a Q & A with fitness expert Jerry Teixeira. Jerry shared his personal story and explained his approach to bodyweight exercise. He was a video game and book nerd before joining the Marine Corps, and after getting out of the military Jerry continued exercising… Continue reading 5/4/2021 Group Meeting – Special Guest Jerry Teixeira
In this week’s group meeting, Dr. Tro and health coaches Amy Eiges and Brian Wiley discussed the myth about how low carb is expensive and tips on how to eat low carb on a budget. This week’s discussion was sparked by a social media post on how keto and low carb are not affordable to… Continue reading 4/27/2021 Group Meeting – Is Low Carb Expensive?
One of the most pervasive public health messages in the past 30 years has been to eat “less and exercise more.” Unfortunately, this message has been an overwhelming failure. We are often advised to exercise, however, if we are severely overweight this can be quite challenging. I typically advise patients to focus on fixing their… Continue reading My Approach to Exercise…