Using A Ketogenic Diet and Intermittent Fasting To Break a Fat Loss Plateau

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By using a ketogenic diet and intermittent fasting together you may find that you can break through weight loss plateaus and jump start your fat loss efforts. This is what I am tying to do.

What is a Ketogenic Diet?

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The ketogenic diet (often termed a keto diet) is a very low-carb(less than 20 net grams per day), high-fat diet. It involves drastically reducing carbohydrate intake, and replacing it with fat. The reduction in carbs puts your body into a metabolic state called ketosis.

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The Ketogenic Diet For Beginners. How To Get Started With A Keto Diet.

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I wanted to come up a ketogenic diet for beginners guide to try and make things just a bit easier for people who are just starting their journey . I know how hard it can be to get your head around trying to figure out how to make a keto diet work.

Also see- The Art and Science of A LOW Carb Diet

Trying to calculate the macronutrient percentages  and figuring out what that actually looks in in meals can also be a bit confusing. You want to set yourself up for success and this keto diet starters guide can help.

What Is A Ketogenic Diet?

A ketogenic diet or keto diet is a very low-carb diet, which turns the body into a fat-burning machine. It has many potential benefits for weight loss, health and performance.

And it works. I have lost 40 pounds in the last 4 months…

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Top Tiny Houses of 2015

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I have not posted anything about tiny houses in a while, but make no mistake, I still love tiny house floor plans!

Here are just a few of what may be considered the top tiny houses of 2015.

1. Tiny home built from bottles, bones and beach debris

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Sleeping in a space without electricity on a totally silent beach on a remote island behind thick walls, it was the quietest night I have ever spent. The light filtering through the bottles and windows this morning from the rising sun was a glorious sight. It was a truly memorable experience.

2. Self Made 500$ Tiny Home

tiny house made from recycled material

Now this is what I am talking about! Using salvaged materials and gifted items will keep costs down, as Pacific Northwest resident Scott Brooks did with his tiny home, which he built for “well below” USD $500.

3. Off Grid Hawaii…

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Open Concept Modern Tiny House with Elevator Bed

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Wow- This could be my favorite tiny house I’ve ever seen on YouTube. It is built by Ana White and her husband Jacob.

It really does have it all and it’s clever without being stupid. I am having a hard time finding any drawbacks to this tiny house. The fact that it’s the first tiny home I’ve seen with a female designer/carpenter can’t be coincidence either. Great problem solving in every aspect and I love that the plans are shared with the public.

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What do you think of this fantastic tiny house? Please share your thoughts in the comments and please share this post via social media. Thanks!

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The Majestic Bus Home. A Beautifully Restored Caravan

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Made from a former bus, the Majestic Bus has been remodeled into a cute, little guest home in Hay-on-Wye, Wales.

The home was renovated with wood floors, a beautifully designed kitchen with cabinetry, a gas stove, and a fridge. There’s a double-sized bed in the home, in addition to an L-shaped sofa that can be converted into an extra bed. The home can comfortably fit up to four adults.

For energy, the Majestic Bus has solar panels on the roof to power the lights and electrical sockets. There’s no plumbing in the house, but there is a wooden bathhouse just a little ways away.

The bus is available for rent, for two people, from £90 – £145 per night(110USD-180USD), depending on the time of year. Extra people can be invited along for an additional fee. In addition to the four adults that…

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Greenmoxie Tiny House. Off Grid with a Drawbridge-Style Deck

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Greenmoxie Tiny House The Greenmoxie Tiny House has a drawbridge deck, which allows the tiny house to remain a reasonable length for towing but then extend when stationary to offer an outdoor deck area(Credit: Greenmoxie)

Canadian green living proponent Greenmoxie recently completed its first tiny house. The firm is off to a strong start, and boasts some impressive off-grid technology.

The Greenmoxie Tiny House allows the owner to live off grid and comes  with a drawbridge-style deck that extends the living space.

Related– Honomobo Prefab Shipping Container Homes

There are some other nice features in the Greenmoxie tiny house. And oh yeah that drawbridge deck is electric.

The eco-friendly 340 square foot THOW(tiny house on wheels) makes use of every inch of its compact layout to provide every amenity you’d desire, from electricity to a fully functional bathroom.

Off Grid and Luxurious

The Greenmoxie tiny house  is built with upcycled

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4 Reasons Decluttering Leads To A Better Life

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Life gets messy. And I mean that literally. The average American house has over 300000 items in it. That is a lot of stuff. And all of that stuff leads to clutter.

I’m sure each and every one of us has a tale to tell about clutter. With the rise of mass consumerism; the amount we purchase, consume, and ultimately store (often out of sight) has increased drastically. We just have too much stuff!

It seems that we have developed an obsession with material possessions or “things”, which, on the whole, don’t serve us at all. Perhaps at the time of purchase, we experienced that instant gratification. But very rarely, if at all, is that gratification sustaining.

The downside of this is that we find ourselves cluttering up our environment and our homes. Tied to this is a host of other problems.

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The Waterhaus Tiny House Is More Than A Tiny House. WOW!

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Mind. Blown.

Okay we are getting serious now. This tiny house-named Waterhaus by Greenpod Developments- clocks in at 450sq feet, so not so tiny when compared to many other tiny homes on the market.

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This tiny home also comes furnished with locally made items constructed out of sustainable and/or recycled materials.
For power and energy, the home features LED lighting, induction cooktop, and a passive solar design with a solar panel roof deck option.

Stunning AND sustainable.

Also Read- The Huckleberry Tiny House

The process involves using a 3D modeling program to conceptualize your home on the site. It starts with energy efficient and a non-toxic shell design. Next, you focus on interior components and finishes based on your budget .

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The Paradox of Our Time

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The paradox of our time

in history is that
we have taller buildings but shorter tempers;
wider freeways, but narrower viewpoints.
We spend more, but have less;
we buy more but enjoy less

We have bigger houses and smaller families,
more conveniences, but less time;
we have more degrees, but less sense;
more knowledge, but less judgement;
more experts, yet more problems,
more medicine, but less wellness.

We drink too much, smoke too much,
spend too recklessly,
laugh too little,
drive too fast,
get too angry,
stay up too late, get up too tired,
read too little, watch TV too much, and pray too seldom.

We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values.
We talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often.
We’ve learned how to make a living, but not a life,
we’ve added years to life not life to years.


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