Lately I've noticed that a lot of people seem to HATE milk. Weird. Apparently this stems from an ongoing attack against milk, mostly from fitness personalities and raw food / vegan lifestyle advocates. Typically, the anti-milk talk looks something like this: Here's some of the nasty surprises hidden in your milk: Pus Synthetic growth hormone Dangerous … [Read more...] about Milk…Have we all gone CRAZY??
When I was in Nova Scotia I stayed at the Glenora Distillery for a night.While the highlight of this stay was purchasing a bottle of 18 year old whiskey that was bottled from their very first barrels, another highlight was the creative cooking in their restaurant.In fact, it was the bread they served before the meal that impressed me the most.The bread was infused with … [Read more...] about 3 simple steps to better eating
I've had a number of people ask me about the effects that fasting and exercise have on blood sugar.In clinical research there generally isn't a concern that exercising while fasting will cause an ill effects to a persons blood sugar. The body is remarkably good at regulating blood sugar levels, even in the face of intense exercise.In fact, most of the research on weight … [Read more...] about Fasting and Exercise
Alright, I know I'm a little late on this one, but here it goes...these are my predictions for the health and fitness industry in 2008. 1)Eat Stop Eat will be the next Atkins Diet This prediction may sound a little conceited, but the idea of using short periods of fasting for weight loss is definitely catching on. And it shares a number of similarities with the Atkins Diet - it … [Read more...] about Brad’s Predictions for 2008
In the last couple days I've received a number of emails and posts about using short periods of fasting for weight loss and its effect on blood sugar. In a post to my blog I was told that a couple people who are diabetic have been using short periods of fasting with a lot of success and have actually been able to lower the dosages of their medications. I also received an email … [Read more...] about Fasting for Weight Loss and its Effect on Blood Sugar