• Fish Oil Q&A

    Where does fish oil come from?  Cod liver oil: These oils are taken from the fish livers. The basic cod liver oil can be unappealing because of its fishy taste. Fish body oils: Fish oil comes from the bodies of fish like sardines, mackerel, and anchovies. Fish body oils do not contain vitamins A & […]

  • What is the average weight loss?

    What is the average weight loss? This depends on how much weight you have to lose. The average weight loss is 3-5 pounds the first week due to the initial water loss. Thereafter, you should experience 1 to 1½ pounds of fat loss per week. If you are losing more than 2 pounds of weight […]

  • How strict must I be when I portion my food?

    How strict must I be when I portion my food? How strictly you adhere to the portion sizes shown depends on your personal level of commitment. The good news is that you do not have to be a die-hard portion control fanatic to see great results. If you do not feel comfortable eyeing your portions, […]

  • What if I get hungry during the day?

    What if I get hungry during the day? The first thing to do when you encounter uncontrollable food cravings is to analyze your last meal to see if there is a specific reason for your hunger. How long ago was your last meal? Did you include enough fat? Did a high glycemic carbohydrate cause an […]

  • Which Supplements Should I Take?

    Which Supplements Should I Take? CoreDiets™ emphasizes whole foods. The most basic supplement program consists of: Fish or krill oil (3-4 capsules per day of fish oil or 2x per day of krill oil). Ublquinol: An anti-oxidant to support everyday cellular function and promote anti-aging. Other natural supplements and herbs can be taken for specific […]

  • Can I drink coffee?

    Can I drink coffee? Do your best to limit your caffeine intake because too much caffeine will disrupt your sleep/awake cycle, cause blood sugar inconsistencies, and induce the stress response. Core Diets™ will give you natural energy and replace the need for excessive amounts of caffeine and other stimulants. You can use 2 to 3 […]

  • Can I eat Cheat Meals?

    The majority of the time you should remain strict, or eat “clean” foods that are in the best possible portion sizes. I suggest you follow the 80/20 rule: If you eat healthy 80%, you can afford to cheat 20% of the time. This amounts to roughly one or two cheat meals per week.We are all […]

  • Can I use artificial sweeteners?

    Can I use artificial sweeteners? Artificial Sweeteners include acesulfame-K/acesulfame potassium, aspartame (Nutra-Sweet), saccharin (Sweet’N Low) and Splenda (sucralose). There is still too much controversy over the safeness of artificial sweeteners. Although artificial sweeteners are considered calorie-free, they are often packed with high glycemic carbohydrates such as dextrose and maltodextrine. The small amount of these hidden […]