The Fat Chance Cookbook by Robert Lustig

Posted by on Mar 2, 2014 in Featured News, News |

Last week we reported on the damaging effects of sugar. Responsible for a host of chronic illnesses as well as a national obesity crisis, sugar invades nearly every processed food product on the shelves. One cup of pasta can contain as much sugar as a poptart. (Not to mention the obscene sugar levels in pasta sauce: 1 cup can contain up to 23 grams of sugar.) But one man is on a mission to do something about this epidemic–Dr. Robert H....

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What Happens to Your Body When You Carb Binge?

Posted by on Feb 12, 2014 in News, Nutrition |

February 11, 2014 By Healthy Living How To What Happens To Your Body When You Carb Binge written by Mark Sisson and originally published at Another day, another co-worker’s birthday (and the obligatory cake in the break room). Elaine Benes was right: this is insanity. You’re into the healthy eating, so it’s easy to resist this stuff, right? You ignored the dirty looks when you turned down that piece of fudge-smothered bundt...

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Shivering as a Form of Exercise

Posted by on Feb 5, 2014 in News |

Curated from: NY Times Well Blog FEBRUARY 5, 2014, 12:01 AM By: Gretchen Reynolds This winter’s frigid temperatures could be having one desirable side effect. They may be revving up your metabolism. Shivering in the cold sparks a series of biochemical reactions deep within the body that alters fat cells and bolsters metabolism, much as formal exercise does, according to a fascinating series of new experiments. The findings intimate that...

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How to Use Household Items to Save Money & Avoid Toxins

Posted by on Jan 14, 2014 in News |

Toxins surround us in our daily lives, but we must do what we can to avoid them. However, avoiding toxins is easier said than done. Everything from our cleaning products to our shampoo to the clothes we put on our backs and to the foods we expose ourselves and our children to can contain harmful toxins. But we needn’t be slave to the toxin! Everything can be made and consumed organically, even down to the products we use to clean our...

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Best Diets for 2014

Posted by on Jan 13, 2014 in News, Nutrition |

US News and World Report recently released its annual review of the best diets projected for 2014. As their website explains, “Best Diets 2014 cuts through the clutter of claims. Now in its fourth year, Best Diets delivers the facts about 38 eating plans and ranks 32 of them on a range of levels, from their heart healthiness to their likelihood to help you lose weight. Each profile explains how the diet works, determines whether its...

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100 Most Influential Health & Fitness People

Posted by on Jan 9, 2014 in News |

We’ve all heard of the biggest of the big health and fitness celebrities like Dr. Oz, Michael Pollan, Jamie Oliver, Jillian Michaels, and of course, First Lady Michelle Obama. However, although lesser-known, some on Greatist’s list of 100 Most Influential Health and Fitness People are emerging as the best and brightest in the field of wellness. Mark Sisson, Paleo King For instance, Mark Sisson has inspired a revolution on his...

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