Eliminating HFCS Doesn’t Improve Weight Loss Results

HFCS

I know you’ve done it too. Shopped specifically for foods that are labeled “contains no High Fructose Corn Syrup“. I still do it, but the real question is … Does it really matter? Is HFCS really the evil chemical that every online know-it-all claims? Will it thwart you weight loss efforts? Sure it’s not a […]

What Is Protein?

Sometimes my 'stache get's in the way of my protein intake

What do chicken’s, eggs, and fish, have in common? They’re all answers to the “what is protein” question. If you’re like 99.9% of the folks I talk to about nutrition, then you couldn’t care less about the scientific definition of protein or about how many amino acids protein contains and what each one does for […]

Is Coconut Oil Good For You

Coconut oil

My mom asked me “is coconut oil good for you?” To which I replied “yes it is”. To elaborate just a little, we were hanging out in the kitchen, and as she was putting things away she came across the container of coconut oil (I’d recommended it earlier) and wanted to ask me in front […]

How To Come Clean On Your Sugar Addiction

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I’m going to make a bold statement: Sugar Addiction is the root cause behind the obesity epidemic. Feel free to comment if you disagree. But I really don’t see what your argument could possibly be. Ask Yourself; Could I give up sugar for one full day? How about two days? Or even an entire week? […]

Carb Cycling For Weight Loss – A Beginner’s Guide

carb cycling for weight loss

There’s been a lot of chatter recently about carb cycling for weight loss. I guess it’s to be expected due to the popularity of the hit reality show “Extreme Makeover; Weight Loss Edition”. Chris Powell, the show’s star trainer, has had tons of success prescribing this carb cycling method to the clients. And of course, […]

Mayonnaise Substitute – It’s Better In Every Way

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I’m always on the lookout for a good mayonnaise substitute. Don’t get me wrong, I love me some mayonnaise. As a southern boy, Duke’s mayo was a staple around the dinner table. And as you can see from the pic, I still use it to this day. But all that’s changed now. Since Tracy and I discovered this […]

What Is A Carbohydrate

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A carbohydrate is fairly easy to define or describe. It is a group of compounds which include cellulose, starch, and sugar. When it’s ingested, a carbohydrate enters your liver, is broken down, and processed into a compound called glycogen. This glycogen compound is stored in the muscles and liver to be used for energy as […]

Paleo Diet – A Common Sense Approach

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Paleo diets have become a very trendy thing lately. Convincing arguments are being made every day for why this style of eating is the way to go. When I read popular sites like Mark’s Daily Apple, it’s clear why so many are trying this lifestyle. I read comments about people ridding themselves of lifelong, or […]