So we've all heard about the potential problem too much sugar can cause, and even too much carbohydrates in general regardless of it's in the form of pure sugar. And of course saturated and trans fats are also bad. It's true that too much carbohydrate and sugar can cause measurable problems like advanced glycation end products (an issue with too much blood glucose) as … [Read more...] about Evil Foods are nothing New
The diet and fitness industry is hardly at a loss for words. Browsing the interwebs (or is it the world wide net...) will bring up thousands of pages of information, tips, and endless 'must do' and 'never do' lists. Within 5 minutes of searching you could easily come up with dozens of 'rules' of fitness and ways to live a 'healthy' lifestyle. Almost all of them revolve … [Read more...] about What Will YOU Do About Your Body?
For the most part Carl is right. You're going to die (but likely not from a knife attack). But the health and fitness industry seems to scare people into buying products and idea's that essentially are promising a way to cheat death. The concept of being 'fit' hasn't really translated into people living much longer. In fact the only lifestyle intervention that has ever been … [Read more...] about Does Physical Fitness help You Live Longer?
I get a lot of questions about weight loss. Most of the questions don't make much sense because the people who are asking are making a fundamental error in their thinking and that is: They all think they're different from everyone else. They think weight loss in their specific case is much harder and that they are somehow an outlier thinking they are the one person who … [Read more...] about Do You Really Want To Stand Out?
The health/fitness/weight loss/healthy lifestyle/wellness blah blah whatever you want to call it industry sells the concept of 'healthy' or a better life, or some kind of undefinable state of being as the prize and the goal. Words like vitality, energy, vigor, wellness and the like are used...what a load of BS...look at those words, they're utterly meaningless. When it comes … [Read more...] about Measuring Health