7 Strategies to Sustain a Healthy Lifestyle

7 Strategies to Sustain a Healthy Lifestyle  What simple practices can support and sustain a healthy lifestyle? Here are my top seven tips:   Savor this Complete proteins (meat, poultry, pork, fish, cheese, eggs), natural fats (butter, olive oil, coconut oil, avocado, nuts), low-starch vegetables (leafy greens especially!) and low sugar / high fiber fruits (berries for…


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3 tips to avoid the “low carb flu”

What causes the low carb flu? Anyone who has read the Dia nutrition guide knows that drinking broth daily is essential to feeling your best during Phase 1 and avoiding the symptoms of the low carb flu, as you transition to fat metabolism. Lowering carbohydrate consumption lowers insulin production (which is hugely beneficial for weight loss, appetite…


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Healthy and delicious chocolate mousse!

This crowd pleaser has ‘wowed’ everyone from my foodie friends to finicky guests, and this weekend it passed the ultimate test: a picky 4 year old reluctant to try new foods asked for seconds! Creamy cocoa mousse presents itself as a decadent dessert, but it is secretly packed with powerful nutrients and perfect for all…