I've been following some very interesting stories in the news lately.The first story concerns the City of New York. It seems that the Board of Health for New York City has recently voted to make New York the nation's first city to ban Trans fats at restaurants.I found this story to be very interesting because as little as two decades ago Trans fats were introduced into our diet … [Read more...] about Fat Wars, and Why I Cook with Butter
Finally, after what seems like years of me begging, my friend John Barban has finally started a blog.John has a wealth of experience when it comes to sports conditioning and fat loss. He is a certified strength and conditioning specialist, a varsity strength coach, has his masters degree in nutritional science and human physiology and is one of the authors of grrlathlete's fat … [Read more...] about The Women’s Workout Blog
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