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OBESITY – THE RESULT OF A BROKEN FOOD SYSTEM, NOT LAZINESS & GREED

For many people, who’ve been told for years that if they simply had more willpower, they’d be guaranteed thinness and good health, this message is a relief.   The real problem is that today’s food contains too much sugar and too little fiber and as Robert Lustig famously quotes: a calorie is not a calorie.…

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THE REAL REASON WHY YOU CAN’T LOSE WEIGHT…

In a nutshell, the body has a host of involuntary mechanisms that control energy regulation; your desire for intake, your desire for output, how much gets burned for energy, how much gets stored as fat, and so on. Forcibly trying to override those systems with willpower to create a conscious calorie deficit literally causes appetite to…

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A YUMMY ALTERNATIVE TO SWEETS: RAW CACAO TRUFFLES

So about a month ago, I did an online search for some alternative treats to the traditional Valentine’s Day candy. Since giving up all processed sugar and almost everything that metabolizes into sugar at the start of 2017, I found that I haven’t missed sugar as much as I thought I would, except in those moments…

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THE BEST CARBS FOR WEIGHT LOSS

When it comes to weight loss carbohydrates generally get a bad rap, primarily because carbohydrates eventually turn into sugar. However, there seems to be great confusion over the THREE different types of carbohydrates that can be found in our diet, namely: • Sugar • Starch • Fiber Sugars are simple carbs made up of only…

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METABOLISM

What is Metabolism? This word “metabolism” is thrown around a lot these days. You know that if yours is too slow you might gain weight. But what exactly does this all mean? Well technically “metabolism” is the word to describe all of the biochemical reactions in your body. It’s how you take in nutrients and…

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