Fasting is back in the news again! Here are just two of the titles that have been sent to me via email over the last week: "Routine Periodic Fasting Is Good for Your Health, and Your Heart, Study Suggests" and "Study: Periodic fasting good for health, heart" So what's going on? Well the mainstream media has caught on to Dr. Ben Horne's latest research. Now, Dr. … [Read more...] about Eat Stop Eat = Routine Periodic Fasting
Don't worry be happy could just as easily be 'don't worry be skinny' if we examine the link between stress and weight loss. ( 'Lean' would have been a better word, but 'skinny' fit better) I know it sounds Taoist or Zen, but your emotions and your outlook on life play an important role in your health. We've known this for an exceptionally long period of time, yet for some … [Read more...] about Stress and weight loss
A quick thought for today: I think we all know that steroid use is probably much more prevalent that we've been led to believe. And while the average person may only think of larger-than-life bodybuilders as the only people who use steroids, the educated/experienced person has a pretty good hunch that celebrities, rock stars, hollywood actors (and actresses) athletes, and … [Read more...] about Steroids Muscle and Health
Some simple truths when it comes to weight loss: You're probably not going to see a magic weight loss pill in your lifetime. Despite pouring of dollars into anti-obesity drug development, and with many great and creative minds working on the problem for the last couple decades the Holy Grail of an anti-obesity drug that is both highly effective and safe appears … [Read more...] about Weight Loss – Why eating less isn’t the answer
I've been doing a lot of reading lately on the health benefits of different styles of eating. From allergenic foods to anti-inflammatory foods, I've gone through most of the major theories. And you know what I've found? In terms of risk of chronic disease, inflammation, oxidative stress, and quality of life nothing beats simply eating less. In fact, most diet styles … [Read more...] about Re-Assessing the Food Pyramid.