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 [...]
"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.
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.
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 [...]
Protein is a nutrition rock star. Protein craps all over carbs in the media PR game. It has a great marketing machine behind it, but just how much protein do you really need? 1 gram per kg? 2 grams? 3 grams? Read this to find out if you're overdosing on protein [...]
Yes, it's true that high protein diets DO cause weight loss. HOWEVER, the associated weight loss is not all fat, particularly on diets which induce quick initial weight loss. While I'm quick commend anyone who's lost weight, I often caution against [...]
LifePharm Global’s Laminine dietary supplement popped onto my consumer advocacy radar when I received a new Twitter follower whose profile referenced some sort of happy pill. I chased up the lead which led me to an egg protein pill and [...]
I was alerted to Liproxenol when I saw a Google ad for it. The company’s promotional literature claims that Liproxenol will help you “lose weight fast.” As a general rule, your bullsh*t detector should always go off when you see these three marketing buzz words.