Tag: diet

Gluten Free – A Fad Diet?

What is a fad Diet? What is a fad diet? I only asked because a few commentators have suggested that gluten-free is the latest in a long line of fad diets – similar to the low carb Atkins Diet craze of a few years back, more »

Challenging Conventional Wisdom: Gary Taubes

Gary Taubes on “Why We Get Fat” Yes, Yes, Yes.  Eating the crap foods creates cravings for more crap food — and you are living in a vicious cycle.  That’s why I think eating a Paleo like diet is key. Cut out most carbs and eat whole, more »

Gary Taubes on Dr Oz or shall I Say in Oz?

via The Dose of Intervention and the Land of Dr. Oz | Gary Taubes | Gary Taubes. Gary wrote Why We Get Fat and Good Calories, Bad Calories and makes a whole lotta sense! Going on Dr Oz’s show is big for this type of more »

How the food industry should act on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines

How the food industry should act on the 2010 Dietary Guidelines. Reduce sodium intake, eat real portion sizes are some of the take-aways from this article. Sodium reduction, providing smaller portion sizes, and better portion labeling are key areas for food industry action in light more »

Paleo should simply be called: Healthy Eating

My friend Sara told me yesterday that I may want to stop referring to my ‘new’ eating approach as Paleo and just start talking about it like it is — healthy eating. Using the term ‘Paleo’ may turn some people off because they may correlate more »

Eating Paleo

Im going to try the recipe below this evening. I am looking for ways to eat more ‘paleo’.  The Paleo Diet is a way of eating in the modern age that best mimics diets of our hunter-gatherer ancestors – combination of lean meats, seafood, vegetables, more »

My Recipes: Bob’s Green Drink

My Recipes: Bob’s Green Drink | Bob Harper from The Biggest Loser. Hey everyone here is a recipe for my HEALTHY green drink, which can be used as a meal replacement! It is a BIG drink and could be considered 2 servings. Women who are more »

Day 1 – Forced Rest

Dear Diary, Today was day 1 of my forced rest period. It may not seem like a big deal but knowing that I missed my boot camp was a mental challenge for me. It was great to sleep in an extra hour or 2. My more »

Notable News

Phys Ed: A Workout for Your Bloodstream – Well Blog – NYTimes.com. Another great reason to add exercise into your daily routine. This study says that it has metabolic effects and that being fit helps your body run more efficiently. Who can argue with that? more »

Hello! My name is Steffy and I used to be a Diet Cokaholic

Early Consumption Of Soda Indicator Of Unhealthy Diet. I drank soda. I more than drank soda – I lived and breathed soda all throughout my teens and twenties. It was only a year or so ago that i gave it up for good.  I also more »