Yearly Archives :

2014

10 Different Ways to Think About Food & Health
10 Different Ways to Think About Food & Health 960 640 Janie

Stop thinking current mainstream advice is the best way to lose weight and get healthy and start thinking logically. The 2 things the health industry tells people to do to…

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The Motivation to Exercise
The Motivation to Exercise 960 640 Geoff

“80% of success is showing up” Woody Allen It’s hard isn’t it? Long day at work, a thousand things to do, too tired – exercise becomes the “job” that doesn’t…

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Fat Loss, Not Weight Loss in 10 Bullet Points
Fat Loss, Not Weight Loss in 10 Bullet Points 960 640 Janie

Calorie restriction (aka ‘dieting’) results in weight loss, NOT fat loss. If you ‘diet’ and lose a few kilograms, a lot of the weight lost is muscle mass and fluid.…

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Breaking the Cycle of Sugar Addiction
Breaking the Cycle of Sugar Addiction 960 640 Janie

Sugar has been shown to be one of the most addictive substances we can consume and there is a very good reason for this. Our ancestors only ate 22 teaspoons…

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A Quick Summary on What Leads to Fat Storage in 10 Bullet Points
A Quick Summary on What Leads to Fat Storage in 10 Bullet Points 960 640 Janie

Here’s my latest take on what leads to fat storage and what leads to weight loss summarised into 10 bullet points! The hormone primarily responsible for whether we store fat…

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Exercise in 10 Bullet Points
Exercise in 10 Bullet Points 960 640 Geoff

Exercise is not necessary to lose weight. Repeat, exercise is not necessary to lose weight. If you are trying to lose weight and slogging it out on the treadmill or…

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The Facts on Fat in 10 Bullet Points
The Facts on Fat in 10 Bullet Points 960 640 Janie

First, let’s be clear on what we mean by fat. You need to eat a significant amount of high quality natural fats from sources such as free range bred animals,…

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How the SQUAT will improve your life.
How the SQUAT will improve your life. 960 640 Geoff

Council clean-up days are a boon for scrap metal merchants – every six months our road sides are littered with countless (and useless) abdominal trainers and home gyms, and to…

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Insulin Friend or Foe? in 10 Bullet Points
Insulin Friend or Foe? in 10 Bullet Points 960 733 Janie

The hormone insulin is a double edge sword. Here is why in 10 bullet points. Insulin’s main job is to maintain our blood glucose levels. Glucose must be maintained within…

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Dietary Debate – The Misunderstanding of “Paleo”
Dietary Debate – The Misunderstanding of “Paleo” 960 640 Janie

There is an interesting debate going on at the moment between mainstream nutrition experts and the rapidly growing community of real food supporters. A lot of this debate has been…

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