A couple of days ago in one of the grrlathlete newsletters I recommended that people give goat's milk an honest try (If you don't receive the grrlathlete newsletters, I've put a sign-up box on the top right column of my blog).Since then, I've had more than a few people ask me to elaborate on why.Well, firstly, because most of us have been drinking cow's milk since the age of … [Read more...] about Why Goat’s Milk?
Looks like Adam Campbell of Men's Health magazine has found himself in a verbal sparring match with the ADA.It all started with a very well written and well researched article that Adam wrote about diabetes and carbohydrates. If you'd like to learn more about Adam's article and the American Diabetes Association's response then Click HERE to visit Adam's Blog.BPFasting Diet, … [Read more...] about Sparring with the American Diabetes Association
For the longest time I believed that if you dieted to strictly your metabolism would slow to a crawl. This was Bodybuilding dieting gospel.Skip breakfast? Now you've slowed your metabolism down for the entire day. No way you’re burning any fat now!Turns out, your metabolism is not that complicated. The idea that you have to keep your metabolic furnace stoked with food is a … [Read more...] about Metabolism Myths
You may or may not know that back in 1990, Diet Orange Crush was recalled in certain areas of the US because it had an elevated Benzene content.Earlier that same year, there was a recall on Perrier spring water for the same reason.Now, it's safe to say that benzene was not being added to these drinks on purpose. It turns out that two common ingredients in many drinks - sodium … [Read more...] about Diet Pop – Do You REALLY Know Enough?
Back in early August, I wrote about the "secret" to preventing muscle loss while dieting (check it out here).My point was this- based on the hundreds of measurements I made back when I had access to a body composition lab, I am convinced that if you are lifting weights while you are dieting, you will not lose any muscle.After writing that post, I started thinking - I wonder if … [Read more...] about Preserving Muscle Mass While Dieting