Does Your Weight Loss Plan Suffer From Food Creep?

At various points along the weight-loss continuum it’s a great idea to clean your home, office, car, freezer, and hidden nooks and crannies of junk foods stashed away. It’s better to remove temptation, especially early on, than to see if you have the willpower to forgo the junk. Don’t test your willpower. Control your environment.…

Exercising and Eating: The Fat Loss Dilemma

Are you an avid or competitive exerciser? Are you also trying to lose weight but struggling to reach your goal? Fact: When previously sedentary individuals add exercise, they become more fit, decrease risk for chronic diseases and better manage body weight. Fact: Not only is there a large variability in exercise-induced weight loss, but people generally…

Intermittent Fasting Wave — Do You Need To Catch It?

You have to close your eyes really tight to miss the intermittent-fasting (IF) wave going on right now. Every major newspaper, magazine and television show has mentioned something about IF. Newly-released books about it are touting IF as the obesity cure. According to some websites IF will help with weight-loss, cancer, insulin-sensitivity and immune function…

Bacon – Good Bad or Ugly?

Do you like bacon? I do. Do you dislike bacon for reasons other than taste? Many others do too. Is bacon good for you in moderation? Maybe. In this article I’ll briefly discuss the many issues raised about bacon in news, religion and everyday discussion. Comedian TV Host Stephen Colbert States What Most People Believe…

Beyond Sugar, Salt and Fat – They're ALL Wrong

by David Greenwalt People who routinely get their faces in front of television cameras, get their articles published in all print media, get the book deal, and have their voices heard over airwaves keep talking about the overconsumption of calories, sugar, salt. But they make four crucial mistakes when they do so. Mistake #1 –…