Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren Fresh vs Frozen Fruit As winter approaches, fresh fruit is limited or expensive in our area. This forces many of us to turn to frozen options. Recent studies have showed that in some cases, frozen is better than “fresh”. Researchers have also found that frozen fruit is […]

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren Snacks to avoid when trying to lose weight. Dried Fruits: Removing water increases sugars and calories. A third of a cup of dried cranberries contains almost 8 teaspoons of sugar. Eat whole fruit if you want to feel full without a sugar overdose. Trail Mix: Pieces of […]

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren SUGAR AND YOUR BRAIN Understanding the relationship between glucose and the brain is important for people with metabolic disorders such as diabetes, obesity or high blood sugar. The main role of glucose in the body is fuel for energy. The brain depends completely on glucose to operate […]

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren TOO MUCH FRUCTOSE IN OUR FOOD Sugar takes a devastating toll on your health. In fact, consuming too much sugar may be the largest cause of obesity and chronic disease in North America. Your body metabolizes fructose much differently from glucose. The entire burden of metabolizing fructose […]

Ask the Weight Loss Experts – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Experts – William Audren THE PROTEIN DEBATE Protein is vital throughout the body. It is in muscle, bone, skin, hair, and virtually every other body part or tissue. Hemoglobin is a protein that transports and stores minerals and oxygen.  Collagen and keratin are proteins needed for body structure. Muscle proteins are […]

Ask the Weight loss Expert – William Audren

Ask the Weight loss Expert – William Audren STRATEGIES ON HOW TO NAVIGATE SUPERMARKETS. Supermarket companies spend large amounts of money on marketing trying to figure out how to get us to spend more. Here are a few of their strategies: Giant Shopping Carts: Stores know that you often use the size of the cart […]

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren Eating Habits that Prevent Weight Loss. LOW CALORIE SWEETNERS: Non-caloric sweeteners trick your brain and send a message to expect calories. This will drive you to eat more. SKIPPING BREAKFAST: Sets yourself up for a binge later on in the day.  Make sure to eat some protein […]

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren How much sugar do you eat? While fat has long been considered the culprit in weight gain. New science and research increasingly suggest SUGAR as the main driver. Sugar is frequently added to processed foods to improve flavor and texture. Also, when fat content is reduced, MORE […]

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Expert – William Audren The Glycemix Index The Glycemic Index (GI) is a number which is associated with a specific type of food. It indicates the food’s effect on a person’s blood sugar level. The GI number ranges between 1 and 100; where 100 represents the standard, which is an equivalent […]

Ask the Weight Loss Experts – William Audren

Ask the Weight Loss Experts – William Audren Fruit Juices & Sugar Fruit juice is often perceived as a healthy choice. However, it is loaded with sugar. Most fruit juice contains as much sugar as a soda; sometimes more. Even juices labelled “100% pure…” can be far from the real squeezed homemade juice. Manufacturing processes […]