The Challenge A warm cinnamon roll, 5-layer chocolate cake, a bag of sour cream and onion chips, pizza, or maybe a bowl of mint chocolate chip ice cream. Are you now thinking about your favorite food? Maybe you are now
Constipation and Lifestyle Habits: A Review of the Evidence
Recently 3D Muscle Journey (3DMJ), specifically their dietitian Steve Taylor, put out a video about constipation: Strategies for Relieving Constipation. I would encourage everyone who reads this to also watch the video. There were enough things said that I was
Time-restricted feeding: Are there significance benefits?
Time-restricted feeding (TRF) is eating within a relatively small window of time, which is typically 8 to 10 hours and is done daily. This type of eating pattern often falls under the umbrella of Intermittent Fasting (IF). However, due to
It’s NOT about Insulin!
Insulin levels do NOT directly affect the ability to lose fat in overweight, obese, unhealthy, or older humans. Insulin being THE hormone that determines what happens with weight is popular lately, due to the resurgence of the Keto diet. Is
5 Hour Energy – Is it Legit?
5 Hour Energy supplement seems to be a very hot item. But why? Does it have a bunch of nutrients in it that gives you more energy? NO! Is it cheap? NO! It does, however, only have 4 calories and
Eating on SPEED – More time for sex
Jeff and I talk a lot about what NOT to do. The reason for this is that there are so many other plans and programs that have you focusing on insignificant and ineffective details that we’re afraid many of you
Food Intake and Cortisol Levels
There is substantial evidence that elevated levels of cortisol on a regular basis is not good for overall well being (Sapolsky; Talbot). Additionally, chronic stress and subsequent elevated cortisol levels can increase a person’s appetite for “comfort” foods, which can
Eating More Often Does NOT Speed Up Your Metabolism!
Eating more often, say 6 meals instead of 3, does NOT increase how many calories your body will burn in a day. Therefore you will NOT lose more weight by eating more often! If you eat 1,500 calories a day,
Healthy Shopping on a Budget – is Matt an extreme couponer?
Ever see the show Extreme Couponing? People buy a bunch of stuff and pay very little. Pretty cool. I’m not one of these people, but I do like to shop on the cheap food-wise, at least to a certain degree.
Forks vs Feet: A Debate Worth Watching
Recently I came across a video over at the Obesity Panacea blog called Forks vs Feet. This is a debate between Dr. Yoni Freedhoff and Dr. Bod Ross on whether the obesity problem is caused and remedied by a change in eating or