Nutrition

Intermittent Fasting and High Intensity Interval Training

Intermittent Fasting and High Intensity Interval Training

Intermittent fasting (IF) is an eating strategy in which you fast for part of the day and consume all of your meals within a specified time period.  There are myriad ways to accomplish this.  A common example is to eat all of your meals within an 8 hour window (12noon – 8PM), while fasting for 16 hours.

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Health Food Imposters

Health Food Imposters

There are many foods that masquerade as health food. Her is my take on foods that I consider to be imposters with respect to the status of “health food.”

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Eat Potatoes to Lose Body Fat

Potato

A recent study shows strong evidence that a simple switch in the starch that you are eating may be exactly what you need to stay fuller longer and reduce cravings for other sugars and carbs while dieting.

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Eating During the Holidays

Eating During the Holidays

Fast forward to January 2.  The Holidays are officially over.  No more parties.  You wake up and step on the scale.  Are you the same weight as you were on Thanksgiving morning or leaner?  Or are you saying, “Holy SH%$!!!  I am 5 pounds heavier!!!  WTF!!”?

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Mushrooms for Brain Health

Mushrooms for Brain Health

This study on mushrooms, along with a number of other studies, have looked at functional foods that can be eaten to improve brain health and attempt to prevent dementia and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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French Paradox

French Paradox

I’m sure you’ve all heard of the famous French Paradox.  How can it be that the French have a much lower rate of heart disease when they consume so much saturated fat?  Is it because of the wine?  Is it linked to diet choices?  Or is the widely held belief that saturated fat causes heart disease wrong?  Today’s article explores this notorious paradox.

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Case Against Cereal For Breakfast

Case Against Cereal For Breakfast

Most of the western world is addicted to breakfast cereal. That is my opinion and while I don’t have any actual facts to support it, I could probably dig some up if I had an extra hour to do research. I will also admit that my kids are addicted to breakfast cereal. Every single day, they come downstairs, absolutely ravenous, and start consuming multiple bowls of sugar.

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20X Challenges

20X Challenges

Periodically challenge yourself to do something that is 20X. This means doing something very difficult and outside of your comfort zone.

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