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New Year’s Resolutions Part III – Making Change Fun and Easy

We have been culturally conditioned to believe that we should value certain things, and condemn others. Every January 1st, many of us adopt the belief that we should suddenly value our health, a proper diet and sufficient exercise. So we resolve to engage in these more ‘valuable’ habits. But there’s a big problem with this type of thinking or conditioning. Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions Part II – Follow Through

Do you have trouble keeping on course with your New Year’s Resolutions? Do you end up backsliding a few weeks into the new year? Continue reading

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New Year’s Resolutions – Part I – Warming To The Cold

The beginning of a new year always gets people to think about fresh starts and new beginnings. Feeling the accumulated burden of a year’s worth of not so great decisions, many people vow to take back their life in the form of New Year’s Resolutions. The majority of Americans will make a New Year’s Resolution, but only a tiny minority of them will actually follow through and honor their resolution. Continue reading

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Zero Calorie Sweeteners & Weight Gain – Health News

I’ve also decided to start a new video series which covers the latest breaking news in the world of nutrition. I’m calling it ‘Nutrition News’ 🙂

In this segment, I discuss a new study out of the University of California in San Diego that appeared in the Journal of Physiology and Behavior which looked at zero calorie sweeteners and their effects on the brain and weight gain. Continue reading

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The Belly Fat Myth

There is so much misinformation on television and the net about fat loss, diet, exercise, stress and specifically on belly fat loss, that I decided to put out my two cents on the subject. Continue reading

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How Stress Affects Pre-Race Fueling and Metabolism

When it comes to being properly prepared for a race, one of the most important factors that’s usually overlooked is your stress level. Stress affects metabolism and bodily energy stores and needs to be considered when prepping for a race. Continue reading

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Is Vinegar the New “Weight Loss Miracle”?

Most of you already know that I’m not a fan of shortcuts, quick fixes, magic bullets, supplements or diet gimmicks. I believe that natural, whole, and gradual solutions are the best choices for long term health. But it’s also fun to see what the latest rage is in the world of diet and nutrition. At present it seems like its vinegar. Continue reading

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Over Their Dead Bodies

How often do you consider the effects of your dietary choices on others? Maybe it’s time you started. Continue reading

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Mike Tyson goes Vegan?

You read that title correctly – Mike Tyson, the man who has been known to eat the flesh of fellow competitors in the ring has foregone animal products and adopted a vegan diet. More and more high profile Americans are experiencing the benefits of a plant based diet and coming out in the media to promote their new choices. Continue reading

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High Protein Diets & Bone Loss

A new study shows that high protein, animal based diets increase bone loss – Unfortunately, they only studied older women and not the population as a whole.

High-protein diets may cause bone loss in older women Continue reading

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