Archive for 'What to Eat'

Why Breakfast is Not the Most Important Meal of the Day. And My Take On Bulletproof Coffee.

Posted on 05. Nov, 2015 by .

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I disagree with the notion that breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  Or at least I disagree with the conventional wisdom that you need to fill up on high carb foods like cereal, granola, oats, yogurt, milk, fruit/fruit juice, pancakes, waffles, and muffins first thing in the morning in order to provide […]

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A Simple Cooking Method For Turning Rice Into A Superfood, While Reducing Its Calories By 10-50%.

Posted on 02. Sep, 2015 by .

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If your goal is to lose weight and live a healthier life, rice is typically one of those foods that you want to minimize or avoid in your diet.  It’s high in calories, especially carbohydrates, low in vitamins and minerals, and easy to overeat. Recent research may be changing the way we look at rice […]

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How to Eat Paleo When You Have No Time

Posted on 13. Jan, 2015 by .

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Besides “I love eating bread too much”, “lack of time” is probably the #1 excuse I hear, about why people are apprehensive to start a paleo diet.  A big part of me just wants to shake these people and tell them that they need to prioritize their life, and spend more time on their most […]

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Should I Take a Preworkout Supplement for CrossFit?

Posted on 08. Dec, 2014 by .

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Lately, I have been getting a lot of questions about preworkout supplements. “Should I be taking a preworkout supplement?” “I see others taking preworkout supplements.  Is there some magical benefit I am missing by not taking one?” Or even… “I just took a new preworkout supplement for the first time.  Why do I feel so […]

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I Wanted to Hate CrossFit…

Posted on 07. Oct, 2013 by .

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First hearing about CrossFit in 2008, I thought it deserved as much respect as the thigh master.  This placed it a step below the Total Gym and just above Fitness Made Simple DVDs (or were those VHS?).  I remember thinking it was just a big fat fad like its millions of counterparts in the health […]

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How to Shop For the Paleo Diet? – A Paleo Diet Shopping List

Posted on 11. Apr, 2013 by .

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A lot of paleo diet guides just throw you a long shopping list and say go!  I’m here to tell you exactly what I buy and exactly where I get it from. Diets can be intimidating to begin, but I’m going to make it simple for you and walk you through a day of paleo shopping […]

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Top 100 Paleo Diet Recipes Cookbook is Now Available!

Posted on 11. Feb, 2013 by .

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When we found out we had a recipe in Fast Paleo’s Top 100 Paleo Diet Recipes Cookbook we were beyond excited and extremely honored.  We really had no idea which recipe they would pick…since we love all our paleo diet recipes like our children. They ended up picking one of our easiest recipes, a solid lunch […]

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A Grain of Truth: How the Government Pays You to Eat Junk Food

Posted on 12. Nov, 2012 by .

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Why would the US Government and USDA continue to push grains, grain-based products, and vegetable oils on the American people if their recommendations are only leading to rising obesity and disease rates? The answer may lie in subsidies. The Environmental Working Group has compiled a list of the most financially supported subsidies in the US […]

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10 Rules for Losing Those Stubborn Last 10 LBS!

Posted on 20. Sep, 2012 by .

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What is it about the last 10 lbs?  Whether you have lost 200 lbs or 20 lbs, it always seems like the last 10 lbs are the hardest to lose.  When you first start a new diet or exercise program, the weight seems to fly off effortlessly.  At some point though, usually with 5-10 lbs […]

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Did a Vegetarian Diet Kill Michael Clarke Duncan?

Posted on 05. Sep, 2012 by .

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An all too familiar headline,  “Another Hollywood Star Dies Way Too Young.” Was it drugs? Suicide? (The usual suspects.) Or was it diet? Michael Clarke Duncan passed away at age 54 on Monday, September 3rd, 2012 after suffering a myocardial infarction on July 13th and never fully recovering.  In more simple terms, a myocardial infarction […]

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Why You Should Eat More Egg Yolks

Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 by .

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“Egg Yolks As Dangerous As Smoking, Experts Say!” That was a recent headline on the Huffington Post Canada website and repeated all over news stations and the internet earlier this month.  The article was in summary of a recent study performed at the London Health Sciences Centre’s University Hospital where elderly patients were asked to […]

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