Tagged: paleo

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Build Your Tribe – Start at the Gym

Interesting comparison with how our ancestors spent their day versus how we do. It’s easy to think we work less with our modern conveniences, but that’s not likely the case. Nor is it likely that we get as much sleep or socializing as they did. We spend outr time differently,...

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Everyone is Lying About Their Diet

We all share basic nutritional needs — required amino acids, fatty acids, minerals, and vitamins — but we can ingest and absorb them in different ways. So most diets will work for someone, but some diets work better for most people. I encourage every new weight loss client to try a paleo/primal...

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Why You Can’t Lose Weight – You Need to Be Intermittent Fasting

You’re counting calories, cutting carbohydrates or fat, exercising regularly and you haven’t lost a pound in weeks or months. It makes no sense, right? I’ve seen this over-and-over. Getting lean requires four things: healthy nutritious food, good sleep, low stress, and regular activity. So I tell my clients to quit counting...

The Scoop on Pasta

The Scoop on Pasta

Research has shown that we tend to eat a specific weight-based quantity of food. In one study, subjects ate vegetable-and-pasta salad. For one meal the salad was made up of 80% pasta and 20% vegetables. For another, it was the reverse, 80% vegetables and 20 percent pasta. The subjects could...