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Stray dog who raced 430 miles to a better home!

Monday, November 24, 2014      3 comments

Stray dog who raced 430 miles to a better home: Arthur latched on to an extreme sports team during Amazon race - and what happened next will melt the hardest heart
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Do We Really Need 130g of Carbohydrates a Day?

Friday, November 21, 2014      5 comments

Institute of Medicine explains how it “set” its carbohydrate RDA in its Dietary Reference Intakes (the DRI), Chapter 6, “Dietary Carbohydrates: Sugars and Starches”. The quotes below are taken directly from this chapter. My irreverent comments a... Read more

We Really Can Make Glucose From Fatty Acids After All! O Textbook, How Thy Biochemistry Hast Deceive

Thursday, November 20, 2014      2 comments

"In July of 2011, a German research group revisited the question of converting fatty acids to carbohydrate by publishing a computational analysis of the most up-to-date information about human biochemistry available (9). These authors identifie... Read more


Monday, November 17, 2014      3 comments

I don't believe in 'all foods in moderation' because there are foods that are just plain horrible for your health. A SparkPeople article about moderation says refined sugar isn't evil or bad? WTH? Actually yes it is and the less of it you... Read more

Recovering from an Ankle Spain and Torn Ligamnets

Thursday, November 13, 2014      7 comments

I sprained my ankle and tore 2 ligaments on Sunday night and had to go to the ER for x-rays because I thought I may have broken it. It was not broken, thank goodness. I was advised to wear a walking cast for 3 weeks and told it could take 3 mo... Read more

An Awesome Quote From TRIPLEMWF About the Paleo Diet

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      5 comments

"I don't think that it is restrictive unless you think that eliminating boxed, man-made foods is restricting. I eat quite well doing the majority of my grocery shopping around the outside of the grocery store. Whole grains are so over-processed ... Read more

BRITA Attacks Big Soda

Saturday, November 01, 2014      4 comments

"Drinking one soda a day may not seem like much, but this simple choice can add up. In fact, over an average lifetime, drinking just one regular soda a day is the equivalent of consuming over 221,000 sugar cubes. What does that look like? Watch ... Read more

Gradual weight loss no better than rapid weight loss for long-term weight control - Study

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      5 comments

According to Katrina Purcell, dietician and the first author on the paper from the University of Melbourne, "Across the world, guidelines recommend gradual weight loss for the treatment of obesity, reflecting the widely held belief that fast wei... Read more

It is time to revisit current dietary recommendations for saturated fat.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      3 comments

From the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, Laval University, Québec, Canada. "We therefore urge the Canadian nutrition community to be proactive in this process and to hopefully arrive at a consensus that will reflect both our ow... Read more

Listen to an Amazing Podcast about Metabolism

Monday, October 06, 2014      5 comments

Dr. Jade Teta: The Metabolic Effect & Being a Diet Detective – #159 Dr. Jade Teta is an integrative physician, naturopath, and personal trainer with over 25 years of experience helping people achieve their health, weight loss, and fitness g... Read more

Selling Obesity Drugs to Americans Shouldn't Be This Hard

Friday, September 26, 2014      4 comments

"Eisai, the maker of rival drug Belviq, has been running national television ads since the spring. The two-minute spot follows a familiar drug ad script: Ominous music plays as a cast of characters think out loud about their problems. “It’s late... Read more

Campaign to cut calories not leading to lower obesity rates

Friday, September 26, 2014      5 comments

"One reason a reduction in calories sold has not translated into a reduction in obesity could be that the balance of protein, fats and carbohydrates in a diet may be more important for weight than calories, said obesity expert Dr. Kevin Fontaine... Read more

Artificial sweeteners linked to obesity epidemic, scientists say Drinking diet soda could cause weig

Friday, September 26, 2014      2 comments

"In Wednesday’s issue of the journal Nature, researchers report that artificial sweeteners increase the blood sugar levels in both mice and humans by interfering with microbes in the gut. Increased blood sugar levels are an early indicator of Ty... Read more

Workout #3 - HIIT Lower Body

Friday, August 29, 2014      1 comments

30 seconds on / 10 seconds off 3 sets Jump Rope x/x/x One Leg Squats - right 7/7/7 One Leg Squats - left 7/7/7 Jump Rope x/x/x Turkish Get Up (8kg) - right 4/4/4 Turkish Get Up (8kg) - left 4/4/4 Jump Rope x/x/x One Leg D... Read more

Workout #2 - HIIT Core

Thursday, August 28, 2014      1 comments

30 seconds on / 10 seconds off 4 sets Jump Rope x/x/x/x BOSU Mountain Climbers 8/8/8/8 Jump Squats 17/19/19/19 Reverse Curls 9/8/9/9 Jump Rope x/x/x/x Sit Ups on BOSU 9/9/9/10 Jumping Lunges 28/29/30/32 Back Extensions 10... Read more

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