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12 Things I Learned About Sugar Addiction

In the almost ten years since I wrote Sugarettes, I’ve had the chance to help a few people kick their sugar habit (close to...
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Why Gluten-Free is just the Tip of the Iceberg

Thirty years ago, when I worked in a small health food store in Portland, Oregon, I was the go-to-guy for the gluten-free crowd. Whenever...
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Where Do Calories Go?

The biggest misconception about calories is to think (for example) eating a 500-calorie meal means that you now have 500 calories on your body....
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Timing Your Day For Optimal Fat Burning

One of the overlooked methods for weight loss is simply changing when you do something. Changing the timing of certain tasks you perform everyday...
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Weight Loss: A Tale of Two Mice

Take a look at this image of two mice. What difference do you see? The first thing that you might notice is that one...
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Is Sugar Addiction real?

Almost everyone I know says that they are addicted to sugar, but is sugar addiction a real addiction? What I mean is: how does...
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Sitting is Deadly and What you Can do About it

You wake early to exercise, or somehow squeeze an exercise routine into a busy day, and you are feeling pretty good about yourself. At...
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What to Get the Health Nut who has Everything

Healthy Gifts It is that time of year again when you start combing the stores for something for that health lover in your life....
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Are You Predator or Prey?

This may seem like an odd question to consider, but are you predator or prey? To answer this question, I want you to take a...
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How Much Protein?

I get this question all the time, “how much protein should I be eating?” While most of us think it is hard to get enough...