I’ve said it enough if you read this blog and, I think to be healthy, we should only be eating meat and vegetables (and the occasional low-sugar fruit). So you will often find me agreeing with much of what low-carb diets are saying.Read more
Wheat has changed dramatically from the time when it was a wild grain to today. We know this because we have found grains with ancient human civilizations and they look nothing like modern wheat. The most dramatic evidence came from the so-called Iceman who not only was carrying an ancient grain calledRead 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 have to admit that running is not the first thing that comes to mind when most people think about a spiritual experience. If you are looking for something soulful, chances are you are walking into a church, visiting a spiritual person, holding a newborn baby, or in quiet contemplation. Yes, running can be hard and painful. When I run, my feet and knees complain and it is sometimes more work than joy. There is also the weather, the hills, the bugs, and the occasional accident or injury. But, despite all of those drawbacks I still run and I run because running is more than a simple exercise and it is more than just a way to stay in shape.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
If you have been told that you have to give up gluten grains, you may be feeling a bit lost. This guide to cooking with non-gluten grains can get you started.Read more
Want to learn how to break a sweet tooth addiction? That is easy.
Well it is easy to say (but actually very hard to do). If you have ever tried to stop eating sugar then you know just how hard it is and new research is showing us exactly why it is so hard to kick the white death out of our diets.
While you might have wrestled with your sweet tooth in the past, let me show you how you can knock it down and finally triumph over this pesky troublemaker.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
Gluten is one of the major proteins found in wheat. Gluten is also found in other grains such as: spelt, kamut, triticale, barley, rye, and malts. But if you really want to avoid gluten you also have to look out for food additives as stabilizers, flavorings, or even thickening agents that contain gluten.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