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Critical Points About Weight Loss Myths & Facts 3

The New England Journal of Medicine recently published an article reviewing myths, presumptions, and facts about obesity. Inspired by the need to help people comb through unsupported ideas about how to lose weight, the article discusses what the authors consider to be unproven beliefs about what makes us fat. The review […]

If you're not taking a high quality fish oil, you are wrong.

Fish Oil Basics: The Do’s, Don’ts, and Dosages… Simplified. 1

If you’ve not had your head in the sand, lived on Mars, or raised in a bubble cut off from the western world you’ve heard of fish oil and it is somehow good for you.  You’ve heard it’s good for kids, brain function, fat loss, disease prevention, cancer, depression and […]


What did you have for Breakfast? 2

What did you have for Breakfast? A poll conducted by ABC News found 31% of Americans have cold cereal for breakfast each morning. Many have toast, a bagel, a biscuit or other bread product.  40% obtained their breakfast meal from a fast food restaurant.  Of the 18-54 year olds polled, […]


Sleep Better Tonight 1

I talk about sleep almost as much as I do nutrition and intelligent programming.  Quality sleep is a must if you want to be healthy, fit, and lean.  Going without quality sleep lowers Growth Hormone, Thyroid Hormone, and Testosterone.  Just as bad, it increases cortisol and insulin resistance.  If the […]

Post Race

The Knuckle Dragger’s Approach to the Half IronMan 7

Melissa Hoff and I completed the Beach 2 Battleship Half Ironman Distance Triathlon last Saturday (October 20 – 2012) .  We did so with only three weeks of preparation.  I say preparation, because what we did cannot be considered training.  We purposefully did not change anything about our lives, diet, […]

Maybe Ice Cream is this MD's perfect food...  it is self regulating on how quickly you can eat it.  Too slow and it melts.  Too fast and you get a headache.

Fat Loss Tips From a Doctor 8

I was just reading an article in a medical journal about Juvenile Arthritis.  In this journal, I found a wonderful article with tips for fat loss written by an MD.  Below are the tips and a one sentence summary of the author’s explanations of each.  Enjoy… Use small dishes to serve food. […]