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Online Articles

Tips For Safe Exercise After a Heart Attack (Myocardial Infarction)

By |May 3rd, 2015|

Forget 50 - Life begins after a heart attack! Terrifying as a heart attack can be, with proper exercise and lifestyle guidance, you can go on to live an active, healthy, and productive life [...]

Permanent Fat Loss Principles: The “Secret” is No Secret

By |April 17th, 2015|

These 13 tried and true fat loss "secrets" will help you strip fat and supercharge your health and well-being for life. Ditch the quack quick fixes now!

Obesity Genes: Does Your DNA Predict Body Fat and Weight?

By |April 14th, 2015|

Genes versus environment? Nature vs nurture? Our paleolithic genes are performing precisely as they were designed. Store fat and protect against famine at all costs. Survival of the fattest is the name of the game, but this works against us in modern times [...]

Pyroluria is a Common “Disease”…and Also a Myth

By |February 25th, 2015|

Are you fatigued, not sleeping well, or have cloudy thinking? You could have Pyroluria! It sounds terrifying, but is it real? Most promoters of this "illness" are also selling diagnostic "tests" and supplements to "cure" the illness.

Fat Burn vs. Cardio Button: Which Is Best For Weight Loss?

By |September 29th, 2014|

Ever seen those “fat burn” and “cardio” buttons on exercise machines? Seems pretty straight forward, right? Push the fat burn button and the fat melts away? Uh, yeah right....good luck with that. Stop pissing into the wind [...]

Is Fruit Sugar Bad For You?

By |September 7th, 2014|

"Can I eat fruit?" "Will fruit sugar make me fat?" Uh, highly unlikely. Yes, fruit contains fruit sugar, but it's also low in calories, has volume and bulk in the form of water and fibre, not to mention it provides you with valuable vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals.

Carbohysteria – An Open Love Letter to Carbohydrate

By |August 19th, 2014|

Dear Carbohydrate, I love you. I’ve always loved you. From the moment I first set eyes on your chemical structure – C6H12O6 – I knew you were the one for me. Remember all the great threesomes we had over the years? Just you, me, and some pretty darn grueling exercise.

Doctors’ Nutrition Knowledge: Settling the Doctor vs. Dietitian Debate

By |August 18th, 2014|

Docs generally don't know much about nutrition, but why does the public insist on buying diet books written by doctors? If a dietitian wrote a book on self-circumcision, you can bet there wouldn't be many takers. This article tackles the doc vs dietitian debate [...]

How Much Body Fat Should I Have?

By |August 17th, 2014|

Does my ass look fat in this DXA scan? There is a lot of anxiety around body fat and how much we "should" have. But it really comes down to what's healthy for the individual as well as individual expectations. Too much or too little fat can cause problems.