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Calories and Moderation: Choosing Wisely

Calories and Moderation: Choosing Wisely

December 16, 2023

Do calories matter? Are all calories equal when it comes to your health and weight goals? This week on A Different Perspective, Doc is back from tour and revealing what you may not know about calories and moderation.

Doc advises:

  • Eat more protein
  • Limit sugar intake
  • Increase water intake

Why do these practical tips work? Doc breaks down the science, showing studies that support each of these life hacks to cut excess calorie intake, aid weight loss, improve gut health, and help you function optimally.

Key topics include:

  • When is the best time of to eat what kind of food? To skip meals?
  • Why fiber is good to eat, and some high-fiber foods
  • Food is extremely emotional
  • “Good” glucose is still glucose
  • The January No Sugar challenge – how to maximize support, and what foods to enjoy and avoid.

Watch now and learn simple strategies to adjust your diet and manage calories to help your body function optimally, and give your energy a boost!

To learn more, check out these articles:

The Myth of Counting Calories: There isn’t a “Formula” to Lose Weight (

Doc’s Top 5 Sugar Alternatives & Their Health Benefits – The Wellness Way

Sugar – A Question of Glucose Availability & Absorption – The Wellness Way

Gymnema: Stop Sugar Cravings and Achieve a Healthy Weight – The Wellness Way

Sugar and Its Bitter Aftertaste – The Wellness Way


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