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“Red Meat Increases the Risk of Dying”
May 24, 2018

Did that get your attention? If it did, you’re not alone. That was a headline from a leading publication in 2017. Panic. Terror. Cows breathe a sigh of relief. Is the headline true? It must be. The study says so. Not so fast. I’m sure you’ve seen headlines with the phrases, “increase risk of,” or “linked to.” Usually, those are from “observational studies.” Those studies have a place in the world of science, but how? Quick, read further and save the ribeyes! 

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Trick or Diabetes?
September 30, 2018

“Trick or treat, smell my feet give me something good to eat if you don’t, I don’t care I’ll pull down…

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The Religion of Dieting
September 17, 2018

When did one’s diet become a religion? Watching a low carb vs. high carb debate is like watching the Crusades; no…

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Gambling on Fitness
September 10, 2018

On the list of my ten all-time favorite movies, the top two are comic book movies, and half are mob movies….

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A Return to Fasting
August 19, 2018

America’s Independence Day is July 4th, and Mexico’s is September 16th. I know what you’re thinking. “Isn’t it Cinco de Mayo?” The fifth of May celebrates the Mexican Army’s victory over the French during the Battle of the Puebla; it’s not their Independence Day. Don’t worry, you can still party in May, but now you know the reason for the season. Between America’s Independence Day and Mexico’s, nuzzles India’s—August 15th. Once under the British Empire, India’s sovereignty was made official in 1947, largely due to the efforts of a humble and noble man: Mahatma Mohandas Gandhi. Gandhi inspired the immortal Martin Luther King, Jr. with his insistence on non-violence as a means of civil disobedience.

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Overcoming Temptation
July 29, 2018

If adherence is the principal player in the triumph of our Goals; temptation is its villain. If fitness programs proceeded unimpeded,…

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Distill My Heart
June 7, 2018

Distill My Heart “Oh, that man should put an enemy in their mouths to steal away their brains! That we should,…

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"Red Meat Increases the Risk of Dying"
May 24, 2018

Did that get your attention? If it did, you’re not alone. That was a headline from a leading publication in 2017. Panic. Terror. Cows breathe a sigh of relief. Is the headline true? It must be. The study says so. Not so fast. I’m sure you’ve seen headlines with the phrases, “increase risk of,” or “linked to.” Usually, those are from “observational studies.” Those studies have a place in the world of science, but how? Quick, read further and save the ribeyes! 

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FODMAPs and SIBO: What Are They, and Could They Be the Key to Fat Loss?
August 17, 2016

It’s probably not a surprise to most people that the foods you’re putting into your body have a huge impact on…

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Are Food Sensitivities Keeping You from Reaching Your Fitness Goals?
August 15, 2016

There’s been a lot of media hype over the last several years about gluten intolerance, dairy sensitivity, and food allergies, but…

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