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The Ketogenic Diet: An Newcomer’s Manual to Keto

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | January 2, 2020 | 2 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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What is metabolic syndrome?

Are You a Ticking Time Bomb? What is Metabolic Syndrome?

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | July 6, 2018

Dangers of Metabolic Syndrome The most suspenseful part of a movie is watching that timer countdown toward zero to see if that bomb blows up or if explosions are avoided.  Are you a time bomb ticking toward Metabolic Syndrome?  What are the risks of that?  Read on to determine if you are showing signs of…

9 benefits of reducing sugar intake

Top 9 Benefits of Reducing Sugar Intake

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | June 26, 2018

No More Sugar Belly! First, there was the beer belly. Now they have the term sugar belly. Are researchers and the media just being dramatic?  Is this even a real thing?  The University of California San Francisco has a team of experts who say this IS a real concern and say they have the science…

5 ways sleep melts fat

5 Ways Sleep Melts Away Fat

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | June 16, 2018

You’ve tried it all. And still, your weight loss attempts fall flat. You may have even considered renewing that gym membership. Perhaps you tried cutting sugars and carbs in your diet or took longer walks during your lunch break. You’ve tried every play in the weight loss game book and still see no results. And…

Beef Lettuce Wraps Recipe

Beef Lettuce Wraps

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | April 26, 2018

Ingredients 1-2 tbsp Coconut Oil 1 Large Onion 1 cup Bell Pepper 1 lb Grass-fed Ground Beef 3 cloves Garlic 1 tbsp Apple Cider Vinegar 2 tbsp Bragg Coconut Aminos 1 tbsp Fresh Ginger 1-2 tsp Hot Sauce Romaine Lettuce Hearts black pepper, to taste Directions Preheat skillet to medium. Add diced onion and 1-2…

Avocado Egg Recipe

Avocado Egg

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | April 26, 2018

Ingredients 1 Medium organic Avocado 2 Cage-Free Eggs Pinch of pink Himalayan salt   Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Begin by cutting the avocado in half and removing the pit. With a spoon, scoop out enough of the avocado so that it’s bigger than your egg and yolk. Place avocado in a muffin pan.…

Stuffed Bell Peppers Recipe

Stuffed Bell Peppers

By Dr. Jason Olafsson | December 1, 2017

Ingredients 12 oz Hamburger 2 Large Bell Peppers 4 oz Small Tomatoes 1 Small Onion 2 Small Mushrooms (optional) ½ tsp Pepper ¼ tsp Pink Salt ¼ tsp Basil ¼ tsp Thyme ¼ Marjoram 1 tbsp Avocado Oil 1 clove Garlic Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cut off the tops of the bell pepper…