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The Ketogenic Diet: An Newcomer’s Manual to Keto

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | January 2, 2020 | 0 Comments

The ketogenic diet (also known as, the keto diet) is a low-carb, high-fat diet that offers many health and weight loss benefits. In fact, many scientific studies have shown that this type of diet can help you lose weight and improve your health (1). Keto diets have even shown in studies to aid against diabetes,…

5 Reasons Why High Cholesterol Eggs Fight Your High Cholesterol

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | November 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you’ve been diagnosed with high cholesterol, you’ve probably been told to reduce your fat intake, especially watching your cholesterol. But, new research is showing that’s not the best way to lower the cholesterol in your body. In fact, exercise and eating more vegetables is much better; a solution at which the coaches at Custom…

The Impossible Over-Processed Foods

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | October 27, 2019 | 0 Comments

Food is food? Right? Well, it’s the quality that matters. As they say, junk in equals junk out. Today, all types of impossible foods exist because of processing. We can turn one food into another, completely unrelated food. Vegan cheeses and meats are one kind of impossible food that’s come into existence because of processing.…

Atkins Diet – The Pioneer of Low-Carb

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | October 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Low-carb diets are nothing new, but The Atkins Diet made it famous. They helped pioneer some of the research into a ketogenic diet and helped us figure out why low carb works to help people lose weight, lower cholesterol levels, and feel better. For most people, it works well. But, for some people, low carb…

Weight Loss Apps Vs. Coaching

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | October 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

If you played any games online recently, you saw all sorts of apps for exercising, yoga, and losing weight. But, are weight loss apps worth it? Do we really do better using our phone for support rather than a coach? Benefits of Using Apps For sure, there are many benefits to using apps to help…

7 Tips To Make Healthy Dinners Faster

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | October 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

To make healthy dinners fast, you have to do a little bit of planning and a little bit of improvisation. You can do it, and you can do it well, even if pressed for time. What Defines Healthy? Healthy is not following a fad diet precisely as they plan out. Very few people have the…

The Link Between Sugar and Cancer. Can a low-carb diet reduce cancer?

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | September 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

Lately, people are questioning whether sugar and cancer are related. Some people say that the more sugar you eat, the higher your risk of cancer, and the faster the cancer will grow. There are merits to both sides of the argument. Some places, like the Mayo Clinic and the American Medical Association, say there is…

Do I Have Diabetes?

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | September 18, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Question: do you have diabetes – it’s probably your first step in understanding exactly what’s going on – the night sweats, the fatigue, the tingling, and the hunger that’s not satisfied… So many people just don’t know what’s happening. As many as one-third of all people with diabetes are undiagnosed, according to the CDC.…

10 Reasons Why Low-Fat is Destroying Your Health

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | September 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Low-fat diets are bad for people, despite popular belief. The medical industry convinced us low-fat was the only way to eat, and eating too much fat was the cause of all of our modern health problems. However, as we saw over the past couple of decades since more people are following the low-fat diet, obesity…

Are Bananas OK? Why fruits are good to eat, even on a low carb diet

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | September 3, 2019 | 0 Comments

The staple of breakfasts and quick snacks, the humble banana is loaded with fiber, potassium, and vitamin A. Most people love bananas (me, on the other hand, I can’t even stand the smell)! But, on the other side of the nutritional stack, bananas are also high in carbohydrates. They’re one of the first things that…

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Spinach Avocado Berry Salad Recipe

Berry Spinach Salad with Apple Cider Vinaigrette

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | July 26, 2018

Ingredients: 6 oz package spinach 6 oz romaine lettuce 1 avocado 4 oz of strawberries 4 oz of blueberries 1/2 cup sliced almonds 2-3 Tbsp apple cider vinaigrette     Directions: Prepare apple cider vinegar dressing listed below a few hours beforehand. Clean and cut up spinach and lettuce. Add to bowl. Slice strawberries and…

Frozen Sugar-free Lemonade Recipe

Frozen Lemonade

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | July 26, 2018

Ingredients: 2 lemons 1 can of Lemon Lacroix 2 cups of ice 2 tbsps coconut milk Plain stevia Directions Use a lemon squeezer to get fresh lemon juice and add to a blender with the ice. Add the Lacroix, coconut milk, 3-4 drops of stevia and blend. Makes 2 servings.

Mini Pepper Nachos Recipe

Mini Pepper Nachos

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | July 26, 2018

Ingredients 1 Tbsp chili powder 1 tsp ground cumin 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp paprika 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1/2 tsp pepper 1/2 tsp oregano 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes (more if you like it hotter) 1 lb ground beef 1 lb mini peppers, halved and seeded 1 1/2 cups shredded grass fed cheddar…

Hydration and Metabolisim

The Basics of Hydration and Metabolism

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | July 26, 2018

Our bodies, indeed, have several processes vital to our overall health and appearance. Two of these most familiar processes are Hydration and Metabolism. Through the years, there have been several research analyses about these processes. Moreover, there have been studies which have tried to establish and effectively define the correlation between these two. If you…

Surprising Health Benefits of Cinnamon

The Surprising Health Benefits of Cinnamon

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | July 26, 2018

Mother Nature, as they say, has an answer to just about every health problem that we humans may encounter. When it comes to weight loss, one of the solutions Mother Nature offers is cinnamon. Cinnamon isn’t usually what comes to mind when thinking about weight loss, but its effects have actually been shown to contribute…

Is your heart at risk for heart disease?

Is Your Heart At Risk?

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | July 16, 2018

Heart disease describes a range of conditions that affect your heart. One out of every four deaths in the United States is a result of heart disease (1). You can lower the risks associated with heart disease and related health conditions by being pro-active about your health.   What is Heart Disease? The term heart disease…