Banana Skins, Cars, Processed Meats and Smoking – Huh?


So here we go again. The headlines yesterday were all a buzz with “World Health Organization Links Processed Meat to Cancer" and "Processed Meat as Bad for You as Smoking." Is it true? What are we supposed to eat if it is? And, as importantly, what the heck do bananas and cars have to do with ANY of this?! The announcement, from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) – a group of international experts who scrutinized more than 800 studies -- is significant. And their work ...

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The 4 Fallacies of Undereating — and How to Overcome This Negative Thinking


If you believe undereating is the solution to fat loss or that undereating is the cause of your weight stall, you may have fallen victim to the fallacies of the underfed metabolism. As a fitness and lifestyle coach, I routinely advise clients who believe undereating is either the answer to, or cause of, their sticking point how to break through weight-loss plateaus. As part of this process, I offer the top four myths and their corresponding truths surrounding an underfed metabolism. Myth 1: ...

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Eat to Beat Cravings – Ridiculous Tip from Health Magazine Then David Fixes Their Crazy Suggestion


Was in a waiting room the other day and opened up a copy of Health magazine. Came across a tip for beating cravings and I'm sharing it with you here. After you read their tip for beating cravings, I'd love to hear candid, unfiltered comments about whether you think it'd work for you. THEY WROTE ... It's 3pm and you're jonesing for some chocolate. What to do? Give into the urge--but only a little bit. In a Cornell University study, adults who received small portions of chocolate, apple pie, or ...

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Why Can’t I Lose Weight? I’m 5’4″ and Eat Just 2000 Cals a Day


On 5'4" I'd assume, unless you are putting in hours of intense exercise each week, that you would NOT lose weight on 2000 calories a day. If you're female I'd assume you'd maintain at best and if you're male I wouldn't expect much of a loss either - if any. I'd assume you need about 2,200 calories a day, if you're exercising vigorously, just to maintain weight. Here's why... Let me give you all a hypothetical example. First, let's say you're a student of mine and you are a 5'4" female, ...

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My Certainty is Greater Than Your Doubt


Hundreds of graduates have told me their thinking, prior to taking a deep breath and clicking the ENROLL NOW button, was “If I don’t start-I can’t fail again.” But over the decades I’ve been coaching weight loss literally hundreds of graduates have personally told me the “don’t start-can’t fail” statement is just a protective cover up and is not what they really feel inside. You know how the other diet-programs end. They end with you regaining some, all, or more than all the weight you ...

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