Posts in category: Diets

Should you have “cheat days” on a diet?

Every once in a while I hear someone tell me they are “on a diet” and are looking forward to their “cheat day” which they have all planned out in terms of what they are going to eat. The diet plans with cheat days usually involve eating a strict, low calorie (often low fat too) […]

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Low carb, Paleo, Zone, South Beach…which way to go?

There are so many low carb diets out there, that it can be confusing as to which one to follow, or what is the best way to go. There’s a really easy way of looking at all this. First, never diet. All of these diets are based on solid evidence, but you must change your […]

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The Calorie Counting Myth

Many people are obsessed with calories. “How many calories are in that donut?” What a silly question! “There are 320 calories in this bag of almonds!” This is meaningless! There in fact could be fewer calories in that donut than in the bag of almonds. But guess which food item is going to raise your […]

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How to eat your way to fitness in 4 steps

The common notion out there is that to lose weight, you must simply eat less and exercise more. Then, as we have discussed on this blog and on our podcast, the truth is far from this common notion. It turns out that many people are actually eating MORE calories and losing lots of unwanted fat! […]

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Low Carb Lunch

I wrote about breakfast a few posts ago, but what about lunch? How can you eat a healthy, low carb lunch, when many of us are so used to the traditional sandwich, where there’s more bread than anything else! When I first started cutting my carbs, for lunch I usually just took off one slice […]

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Priorities in weight loss

When it comes to losing weight, whether we are talking a few pounds or 100, it is important to keep priorities in mind. After interviewing Robb Wolf today on our podcast, who is a wealth of knowledge on nutrition and biochemistry, I can see how easy it is to get bogged down in the nitty-gritty! […]

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Not being attached to the outcome

When you are attempting to do something big in your life, whether it’s to start a new business, lose 75 pounds, or simply being a more positive person, it is so important to not be attached to the outcome. I know I used to have a huge problem with being way to attached to outcomes. […]

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The Anti-Wrinkle Diet

I just saw a headline on digg.com for this Anti-Wrinkle Diet. Here’s the premise: “When dermatologists checked the skin and diets of 453 people from Australia, Greece, and Sweden, they found that while a healthy diet can’t erase damage done by years of unprotected sunbathing or smoking, it can help.” I tend to agree with […]

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Driving is why you’re fat?

Ok, here’s a cute web page showing the fittest and fattest states based on how much driving people do vs. walking, biking, or taking public transit: http://awesome.good.is/transparency/web/1008/driving-and-obesity-3/transparency.jpg It’s cute, but is it true? Well, the text at the top starts off with “It’s a simple equation. Exercise more and lose weight.” Hold on a minute! […]

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Slow the Aging Process: A How-To Guide

While most commercially-available “anti-aging” products are complete scams and a huge waste of money, there are several things you can do for FREE to slow down signs of aging. Here are some ideas: -Reduce your sugar intake. A high carb/sugar diet weakens your immune system and causes wrinkles. Studies have shown that high levels of […]

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