The controversy over differing nutritional theories arises more from semantics and the limitation of language than it does from scientific principles. These may sound like sharp words that admittedly could almost seem elitist, so let me try to explain... The argument that a 'calorie is not a calorie', or that 'not all calories are created equal' is an error in language. … [Read more...] about Confront your Assumptions
I love diet hacks - simple ways to eat less that kind of make you feel like you are cheating the system. So here is a really simple diet hack for you that works for breakfast. Now, I'm not going to go into the whole Breakfast vs. No Breakfast argument because, well...it's silly and a waste of time. Instead I'd like to suggest the following: BEFORE you have breakfast, … [Read more...] about Breakfast Diet Hack
Had a good conversation today with my buddy John Barban. Instead of Nutrition, we talked Economics (One of John's Interests). Whenever I get the chance to talk economics with anyone who is knowledgeable I'm always blown away - mostly because it's an area where I have next to no education. Of course, eventually we turned it back to nutrition, covering the major economic … [Read more...] about Big Fat Debt
I'd like to let you in on one of my all time favorite 'diet hacks' No, it's not fasting (that's not really a 'Diet hack' - it's more of a lifestyle) Actually, it's scotch. Yep, good ol' Scottish Whiskey (Irish is pretty darn good too, but I digress) So you're probably wondering how a ounce of the good stuff (neat of course) can be a diet … [Read more...] about My Favorite Diet Hack…
Have you ever stopped to think that there might be an upper-limit to human metabolism? Basically a top rate at which we can burn through calories? Probably not, but don’t worry..I did for you! (Full discussion in the members section) BP … [Read more...] about How Many Calories Can You Burn in a day?