Summary: The World Health Organization has changed the classification of processed red meat, such as bacon, salami, and hot dogs, to a class 1 carcinogen; this means that there is sufficient evidence to label these foods as blatantly cancer-causing. To put it into perspective, class 1 is the worst class of carcinogens placing processed meat […]
Many weight loss blogs and experts have called oatmeal the “perfect food” for those who are looking to shed fat because, according to these sources, oatmeal provides a slow and steady source of complex carbohydrates, which can prevent hunger and thus promote fat loss. In a nutshell, they say that you don’t have to worry about […]
Convenience is so important when starting a health and fat loss plan. This Kitchen Cheat Sheet is a fantastic summary of everything from metric conversions to how long you can store specific foods. Kitchen Cheat Sheet infographic by shellshockuk.
Caloric intake to lose weight is a popular topic in the weight loss industry because it turns weight loss into a simple math problem. If you have read our stuff or listened to the podcast, the you already know that we are not huge fans of calorie counting for long-term fat loss but it can be a great tool to use in the beginning in order to calibrate your body to a healthy diet. Don’t worry, if you came here to get an equation for calculating your calorie count, I’m gonna give that to you in a second; just read the whole article to get a brand new perspective on calories.
Many trainers and nutritionists recommend that you cut the salt to cut the fat, but is there really a connection? Do salt and weight loss go together? Let’s find out… The Surprising Truth About Salt And Weight Loss… Do we have a problem consuming too much salt? Answer: Yes. The powers to be in the […]
Fiber often takes a back seat in our discussions about weight loss despite a tremendous amount of research suggesting it may be hugely important. When people ask me about eating high fiber foods for weight loss, I tell them that the reality is you can’t burn fat for good unless your diet includes large quantities […]
Most people love bread and mostly anything made from wheat or grains. Unfortunately, wheat-based products are among the most fattening foods available and for some people they can result in severe sickness. In today’s post I will teach you everything that you need to know about coconut flour, the wheat flour alternative. What Is Coconut […]
There are a lot of products on the market that claim to help you lose weight, including protein shakes, meal replacement bars, supplements and teas. Do these things really help you lose weight? Meal Replacement Shakes for Weight Loss There has been a lot or research published on using meal replacements during weight loss and […]
One of the most common questions that I get asked by my clients is “how often should you eat to lose weight?” Many weight loss experts claim that eating 5-6 small meals is necessary in order to successfully lose weight. I’m not so sure… The Claims Regarding Meal Frequency Most people who claim that 5-6 […]
The Diet Plan The “caveman diet”, also known as the Paleolithic diet has been gaining in popularity over the last 5 years with bloggers and researchers publishing a number of best -selling books on the subject. Of the books available, my favorite Paleo book is The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson. If you haven’t had […]