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

Posted on 12. Nov, 2012 by .


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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Why You Should Eat More Egg Yolks

Posted on 31. Aug, 2012 by .


“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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What it Means to JERF!

Posted on 21. Jul, 2012 by .


Red Meat Consumption Linked to Increased Risk of Total, Cardiovascular, and Cancer Mortality Meat Eating Behind Evolutionary Success of Humankind, Global Population Spread, Study Suggests Significant Cardiovascular Risk With Low Carbohydrate-High Protein Diets, Experts Warn Intermittent, Low-Carbohydrate Diets More Successful Than Standard Dieting, Study Finds Losing Belly Fat, Whether from a Low-Carb or a Low-Fat […]

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“In Search of the Perfect Human Diet” Must See Documentary

Posted on 06. Jun, 2012 by .


Despite the recent debacle of HBO’s The Weight of the Nation, my brother and I are big fans of food documentaries.  You just can’t beat relaxing on the couch for 2 hours and learning more about health and nutrition then most people have learned in their entire lives.  Some of our must-watch favorites include Food […]

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3 BIG Reasons Bloomberg’s BIG Soda Ban in NYC is GREAT!

Posted on 05. Jun, 2012 by .


On Thursday of last week, Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York City proposed a ban on sugary sodas over 16 ounces.  I know you are thinking to yourself, “of course a health blog is going to tell me what a great idea this.” Well as someone highly opposed to big government and strongly FOR personal […]

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The Bulletproof Diet: How to Upgrade Paleo and Eat More Chocolate, Butter, and Coffee Everyday!

Posted on 08. Apr, 2012 by .


Dave Asprey starts almost every day off by blending around 6 spoonfuls of KerryGold butter and/or MCT Oil (another fat source) into his morning cup of coffee. For the last 2 years, he has consumed between 4000 and 4500 calories daily without exercise. At one point in his life, Dave weighed over 300 lbs and […]

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Unexpected Health Tips From The SOBE Wine and Food Fest

Posted on 27. Feb, 2012 by .


This past weekend I had an amazing opportunity to attend the 2012 South Beach Wine and Food Festival.  It was the 5th time I have been lucky enough to go to the festival and every year I am blown away by the quantity and the quality of the food. The festival is gluttony at its finest.  You […]

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No More Paleo?

Posted on 23. Feb, 2012 by .


  If you’re one of the four people who follow this blog (Hi Mom and Dad!) you have probably noticed a recent change we made to the title of this blog.  We have removed the name PaleoSuperhuman and we will be moving forward with LivingSuperhuman instead.   What???  No more Paleo???   Have we fallen […]

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The Fat Loss Debate: The Twinkie Diet Vs. The Paleo Diet

Posted on 18. Feb, 2012 by .


One thing that you will probably notice about this blog is I hardly ever talk about counting calories, limiting portions, or eating in “moderation”.   Personally, I find counting calories to be tedious, time-consuming, and unsustainable in the long-term. But just because I hate counting calories does not mean that it can’t work.  In fact, I […]

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8 Reasons Why Water is the Most Important Part of Paleo

Posted on 16. Feb, 2012 by .


Water is often the most overlooked part of the Paleo Diet. It’s actually the most overlooked part of any diet.  The prescription to DRINK MORE WATER can be found in pretty much every diet out there.   Water and oxygen are vital to our health.  Our life on earth revolves around these simple elements.  I’m as […]

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SUPERHUMAN30 – Day 25: You Deserve a Cheat Meal!

Posted on 26. Jan, 2012 by .


Last week, we talked about 6 sensible ways to cheat on the Superhuman30.  Those indulgences, although not ideal from a weight loss standpoint, can actually have positive effects on your overall health when used on an occasional basis.  As we discussed last week, the purpose of the sensible cheat was 3-fold: 1)      To teach you […]

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