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New Menu Label Laws Have No Effect
Nutrition

New Menu Label Laws Have No Effect

Food menus that carried nutritional labeling would help people choose

healthier foods, health experts have long argued. The early results of

mandatory menu-labeling laws, however, suggest that the well-intended

laws may not have a huge impact on consumer eating habits

Why Salt is Your Friend
Nutrition

Why Salt is Your Friend

Ask anyone on the street if salt is good for you and they will almost certainly say no. If you then ask them why, many will say that it causes high blood pressure. Both of these things simply are not true and the current mainstream recommendations to limit salt intake […]

New Year, New Body
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New Year, New Body

New Year, New Body One of the most frequent questions that I get asked is how to break through a plateau. Plateaus are one of the most annoying things that anyone trying to achieve something great with their physique will have to fight through. The good news is that I […]

A Former Fat Man’s Guide to Getting Fit
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A Former Fat Man’s Guide to Getting Fit

A Former Fat Man’s Guide to Getting Fit This is not your typical guide to getting in shape. I’m not going to give you a detailed diet, nor am I going to tell you how to work out. Largely because that won’t help you if you’re struggling. Rather, I’m going […]

Sugary Soda + You = Fat
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Sugary Soda + You = Fat

Breaking News: Chugging sugar makes you fat They’ve just released a new study once again showing the link between sugary sodas and obesity. Please, contain your shock and surprise, beloved reader. It hurts me to have to write this post… It really does. But somehow, someway, people are still drinking […]

Even Blind Men Can See What’s Sexy
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Even Blind Men Can See What’s Sexy

Nature vs. Nurture As a student and obsessive fan of human psychology, I found a recent article in the NY Times covering an upcoming study on what men find attractive infinitely fascinating. The study asked the question do we like slender curvy women more than slightly wider women because the […]

The Secret to Eliminating Tendinitis
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The Secret to Eliminating Tendinitis

If You Haven’t Had it Yet – You Will Soon Enough Tendinitis. It affects just about everyone at some point in their lives – both active people and non-active people alike. Sometimes it’s called Tendinosis or Tendonosis as well. No matter what you call it, it is painful and can […]

Change or Die
Nutrition

Change or Die

Are You Capable of Change? There is a very interesting book out there called Change or Die by Alan Deutschman about how, even in the face of certain death, people are unable to change their behavior. He backs it up with some pretty solid science, but the ultimate conclusion of […]

Nutrition Labels Lie
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Nutrition Labels Lie

The terms “complex” and “simple” carbs are used all the time but how useful are they really? Does the FDA Nutrition Facts Label give us any useful information when they list “sugars”?