In the almost ten years since I wrote Sugarettes, I’ve had the chance to help a few people kick their[…]Read more
One of the overlooked methods for weight loss is simply changing when you do something. Changing the timing of certain[…]Read more
You wake early to exercise, or somehow squeeze an exercise routine into a busy day, and you are feeling pretty good about yourself. At the end of the day, you are happy that exercise is off of your “to do” list. But, what if I told you that it doesn’t matter how much you exercise if you sit the rest of the day? Sitting, it turns out, can be deadly – even if you spend part of the day being active.
Who would have imagined that sitting for long periods of time would cause such ill health? Researchers are now taking seriously the thought that sitting all day may be as bad for you as smoking – even if you exercise.Read more
Healthy Gifts It is that time of year again when you start combing the stores for something for that health[…]Read more
Ultimately there are only three ways to lose weight:
The first is to eat less calories than you burn: This method (which I call the starvation method) will work for a while, but since your brain uses so much your energy, you go crazy with cravings when you limit your calories (especially if you are still eating sugars or foods that act like sugars). And this is the method that will drive you crazy with calculating calories in verses calories out.
The second is to stop producing fat: You can accomplish this by limiting the amount of fructose you take in your body. Remember that fructose (which shows up in soda, fruit, fruit juices, table sugar, and anything with high fructose corn syrup) is what makes fat – not eating fat. You also have to remember that table sugar (sucrose) is one-half fructose – so, yes, you have to avRead more
Your journey to where you want to be healthy and weight-wise will take you down some roads that don’t serve you very well. It will also feel at times that you are doing the right thing and at others that you are no closer to where you want to be than when you started.Read more
I have had many questions lately about how athletes can do low-sugar, no-carb, or Paleolithic diet. I have been researching[…]Read more
I’ve been asked a lot about how effective my 30 Sugar Free Days Program is for weight loss and while[…]Read more
Does eating sugar give you a headache? The sugar headache, otherwise known as the Holliday Headache (because we eat so much sugar on Easter, Halloween, Christmas and other holidays) has a lot in common with a hangover headache but it strikes any time year when we overdo sugar.
While most have experienced a sugar headache at some time in their lives it is not well known in medical circles. It might even surprise you to learn that the exact causes of all headaches are a bit of a mystery. Migraines and cluster headaches are thought to be vascular (having to do with blood flow) but how blood changes create a headache is unknown; the same is true of the sugar headache.Read more
You don’t know how to exercise right.
If you have ever tried to exercise to lose weight I can almost guarantee you that you were doing it wrong. How do I know that? I know that because most people who exercise for weight loss don’t exercise hard enough or for long enough and (most importantly) don’t understand why they are exercising.
If you want to exercise to lose weight fast you need to learn how to exercise properly, let me show you how.Read more