It’s time to reconcile with fat. Because if you don’t, your body will find a way to hold onto it. It always does. If you limit fat significantly, your body will slow its own metabolism. It will even do such deplorable things as increasing the amount of enzymes that cause fat storage.
April 29, 2014
January 15, 2014
We tell ourselves that we don’t have the time necessary to devote to an exercise program or eating plan, or we convince ourselves that it will just be too difficult, and we give up before we start! Most people set unrealistic goals for themselves and feel like failures when they don’t reach them. This is a cycle of negative self-talk that continues throughout the year until the next January when the whole process starts again.
January 16, 2013
You’ve probably never heard of “excitotoxins,” but chances are that you’re familiar with MSG, Aspartame, NutraSweet and Equal, and other low-calorie sweeteners. They come in the little packets you find in restaurants, but major food companies also add low-calorie sweeteners to diet soft drinks, low-fat foods, and virtually every processed food ranging from broth to frozen dinners to cereals.
February 14, 2010
July 10, 2009
High blood glucose levels are one of the most common killers of Americans, according to new research from Harvard researchers. In a study that assessed 12 dietary, lifestyle and metabolic factors risk factors in causes of preventable death, high blood glucose levels came out as the fifth most deadly killer, after tobacco, high blood pressure, overweight/obesity, physical inactivity.