Now that the 'holiday' season is over it's business as usual...or is it? January is usually a time when many people start to crack down on diet and exercise as a new years resolution. For most people this is short lived. They start the year off with every intention of making a change and even sign up for the gym and start working out...they might even make some progress with … [Read more...] about What does Eating “Normal” Mean?
I used to have a self imposed rule of fasting during air travel. In other words, any time I was flying somewhere I would make that day a 'fasting' day. This seemed to make good sense as most destinations were either a conference or vacation or some other event that would likely involve all kinds of special eating occasions, formal dinners, buffets, catered conferences and … [Read more...] about How to Use Food as Medicine
In light of the media exposure and proclaimed "twinkie diet" that professor Mark Haub was on the good food vs bad food debate rages on. I firmly believe there is no such thing as a good or bad food if you don't consider the dose. In other words you can achieve any lifestyle/fitness/body composition goal you want eating a mix of foods that include the so called 'bad' … [Read more...] about What is a Good Food
Today we're going to cover the "Can do without" list. These are occasions, items, situations and anything that you currently do that you're not 100% attached to and you could likely do without in order to lose weight. For some people it's as simple as avoiding cheese and crackers while watching tv. For others it might be skipping a second helping at dinner. It … [Read more...] about What Can You Do Without For Weight Loss
"What causes overeating?" Someone asked this question a few days ago, and it's the $64,000 question. This is what the entire weight loss industry including supplement, drugs and fitness are trying to figure out. Whoever finds out what the answer is will become a billionaire overnight. With that said, I don't believe there is a single answer to this question, I … [Read more...] about What Causes Overeating