Vicious Eating – My Book is Out!

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Alright so my e-book is out, finally! In it, I explain how I used the experience I have gained battling addiction to permanently getting rid of the junk foods from my life. I now haven't touched sugar or gluten in over 6 months. I've lost ALL my excess weight with little effort and feel better than I ever have in my life. More details here: Vicious Eating - The Food Addict's … [Read more...]

I’ve started a new site – please check it out

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Hey everyone. I've decided to start a new site. I'll probably keep on writing some articles here, but it will be more of a personal type of blog with weight loss updates and stuff like that and I won't be writing as frequently. My new in-depth articles will be posted on AuthorityNutrition.com. If you're reading this, then I'd really appreciate it if you would check out the new … [Read more...]

3 Months Without Sugar And Gluten

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Exactly 3 months ago to date I decided that I was never going to eat sugar or gluten again. The reason: I simply can not control myself... AT ALL... if I eat these foods. For me, these foods lead to an endless vicious cycle of cravings, binges and relapses and end up ruining my health, my looks and my self-esteem along with it. I am a food addict, and as it is with other … [Read more...]

Got Milk or Got Myth? Is Dairy Really Good For Your Bones?

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“Life is great. Cheese makes it better.” - Avery Aames Don't get me wrong... I love butter, cream and delicious cheese as much as the next person. But when I see some well-meaning folks tout dairy (usually low-fat... yuck) as some kind of necessity for bone health I can't help raising an eyebrow. So I set out to explore whether dairy really has any part to play. It's a good … [Read more...]

6 Common Low-Carb & Keto Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

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"Carbohydrate restriction is commonly practiced but seldom taught." This is the tagline of a book I was reading the other day, The Art And Science of Low-Carbohydrate Living. This book was written by two of the leading researchers on low-carbohydrate, ketogenic diets worldwide, Drs Stephen D. Phinney and Jeff S. Volek. One of them is a medical doctor, the other a registered … [Read more...]

The 4 Hour Chef – Interview With Bestselling Author Tim Ferriss

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How would you feel if you got the opportunity to interview your favorite author? Excited, right? That's how I felt one morning in October when I opened my inbox and saw a message from one of Tim's assistants, inviting me to do an interview with him about his new book, The 4 Hour Chef. Having read his other books, I was excited. Tim Ferriss is among my all-time favorite authors. … [Read more...]

5 Deadly Diseases That Coffee May Save You From

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It's been a while since my last coffee article. Despite what conventional wisdom says, coffee may actually provide a range of health benefits. Here are 5 deadly diseases that coffee may save you from, at least if the epidemiological studies mean anything. Coffee and Type II Diabetes Type II diabetes is a metabolic disorder characterized by insulin resistance, a relative … [Read more...]

The Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free (GFSF) Diet

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For the past few weeks, I haven't been eating a "strict" low-carb diet. My main goal has been to break my addiction to unhealthy foods by being completely abstinent. And I've managed to do it. I haven't eaten a single bite of junk food since September 3rd. Not a bite, not a sip, not a sniff. For 7 weeks now. This has been my primary goal and I've made it less of a priority to … [Read more...]

Lifting Weights is a MUST… to Prevent Muscle Loss and Metabolic “Slowdown”

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I've been going to the gym for years now. Lifting weights, setting personal records and gradually seeing the visible changes on my body. I love it. There is literally nothing that makes me feel better in my day-to-day life than strength training. It doesn't just make me feel good after the workout, also in the days between. But there's more to strength training than … [Read more...]

10 Reasons Not to Eat Wheat

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For a long time, I've realized that wheat is one of the worst things in the modern diet. I've done my best to stay away from it and constantly recommended that others do so as well. But I just finished reading a book called Wheat Belly. While going through it and looking at some of the hundreds of scientific references in it, I have come to the opinion that wheat is much, much … [Read more...]