If you've had the chance to read the free report I wrote for grrlathlete.com titled "The Ten Day Diet Solution" then you know I am a fan of nutritional customs.I think that setting rules that help us control what we eat by controlling how and when we eat is a great strategy for overall health and well being, and is a great (and easy) way to lose weight.This is why I get angry … [Read more...] about Nutritional Customs That Work
Every morning I go through the exact same routine.I get up. I make some oatmeal. Clean the kitchen. Go up stairs. Brush my teeth. Turn on my computer. Check my email. Then I laugh (or sometimes cry) while reading all of the new stories about the latest and greatest "fat loss" ingredients.It is an absolute mystery to me why, after over 20 years of failed promises, we still turn … [Read more...] about 3 "Magic" Fat Loss Ingredients
As part of my responsibilities as a nutrition critic, I read a lot of diet and nutrition books.Admittedly, there are so many diet books out there it is almost impossible for me to read ALL of them, but every so often, when one hits the the best sellers list, it's time for me to visit my local book store and get my read on.Last week was one of those times. After over hearing … [Read more...] about Why French women don’t get fat
We are surrounded by low-fat foods.Nearly 10 billion dollars a year are spent advertising low-fat foods - Trying to convince us that we should buy them because they are "good for our health".It was in the early 1980's when our government suggested that we cut back on our fat intake. Since then food companies have been in "product-development overdrive" churning out low-fat … [Read more...] about Is it time to give up on Low-fat foods?
27 obese patients were subjected to a ten day fast consisting of 250 Calories per day. The Subjects were divided into two groups, a group that exercised and a group that did not.After ten days:Both groups had similar weight loss. The exercise was well tolerated without problems. The loss of muscle was significantly less in the exercise group.The authors concluded "This may … [Read more...] about What’s Interesting about this study?