Is This Common Practice Encouraging Obsessions With Food?

CoachMel Lifestyle 3 Comments

Ever been guilty of prolonging that moment before you dig into a scrumptious meal, so you can snap a photo for Instagram or Facebook? You wouldn’t want your friends to miss out on what you’ve been nomming on now, would you? 🙂 But, what does this habit really say about us? Could we be teetering on the edge of an eating …

Is Ketosis Dangerous?

CoachMel Weight Loss Tips 14 Comments

It really is a sad fact that some experts add more to the confusion surrounding health and nutrition then they do to clear things up. One such area is that of ketosis vs ketoacidosis. While you may be unfamiliar with these terms, you will most certainly know about low carb and very low carb diets, and it is likely you’ve …

Starvation Mode: Truth or Myth?

CoachMel Weight Loss Tips 7 Comments

If you’ve ever hit a weight loss plateau, no doubt someone has tried to ‘diagnose’ your plight as the result of the mystery ‘starvation mode.’ But, is this a true phenomenon, or simply another misinformed dieting myth? Well, starvation mode is really the non-scientific term used to describe the metabolic, hormonal, psychological, and behavioral responses which happen with an extreme …

What They Don’t Tell You About Full Fat Dairy

CoachMel Healthy Eating 14 Comments

For years we have been fed lies and/or inaccurate information about what constitutes a healthy diet. One of the biggest pieces of misinformation we’ve been told is to avoid unhealthy fats, specifically saturated fat. As a result, the general public have been terrified into thinking if they eat too much saturated fat it will clog the arteries. This has led …