Why Are You Gaining Weight?


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At The Bluecoat Group, we believe weight gain is caused by hormonally mediated factors. It’s not as simple as “eat less, move more.” Calories in = calories out + calories stored as fat. Fat storage depends on a complex system of hormones. Processed foods are a major cause of hormonal changes that lead to fat storage. Inactivity, particularly when coupled with consumption of processed foods, increases the body’s tendency to store calories as fat.

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Fasting and Your Health


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Most people have a negative reaction when they hear the word, “fasting.” They think pain, starvation, fainting and weakness, religious mania…. In reality, fasting is physically and mentally invigorating for most people, and may be exactly the regimen you need to overcome established insulin-resistance.

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Salsa Fresca with Pepitas


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Pepitas de calabaza or pumpkin seeds are used widely throughout Mexico and Latina America. In this recipe, roasted and ground pepitas are combined with tomatoes, serrano pepper, garlic, lime juice, and cilantro to make a fresh delicious salsa.

Sunday, March 18th, 2018