Category Archives: Nutrition

Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead: 60 Day Juice Fast With HUGE Results

Last night I watched a documentary on Netflix called “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead.”

This documentary followed the journey of an Australian man named Joe Cross who went on a 60 day juice fast to help him lose weight and regain his health.

The documentary was really quite inspiring.

Joe ended up losing 100 pounds and getting off of all his medications – all from juicing – drinking only fruits and vegetables. Continue reading

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3 Important Grocery Store Tips for Fat Loss

Dominating your trips to the grocery store is essential for fat loss.

It is also an important step in the 3 steps towards improved nutrition I talked about in a previous blog post.

Today I’m going to get right into things and show 3 tips to help you dominate your trip to the grocery store and get you on your way towards losing fat. Continue reading

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Is a Calorie a Calorie?

There are basically two conflicting opinions out there in regards to calories: Calories are the only thing that matters. Calories don’t matter at all. I’m sure people have had success while having either opinion, but how much do calories really … Continue reading

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Managing Social Eating Situations

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3 Steps Towards Improved Nutrition

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From the time I was in the 4th grade all the way through college I have played sports.

I’ve played baseball, basketball, football, and done track and field.

One of the luxuries of being this physically active growing up was the ability to eat pretty much whatever I wanted and stay lean – not the same story today. Continue reading

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Big Mac vs. Whopper: Which is Healthier?

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Let me start off by saying that I love burgers – I think they are absolutely one of the tastiest foods out there and I’d prefer a good burger over many other foods.

On my last cheat day for instance I had a Big Mac and thought it was delightful – ba-da-ba-ba-ba – I was lovin’ it.

Now, based on the title of this post you may be hoping that I’d tell you either the Big Mac or the Whopper is healthier for you, but I’m really going to tell you this: Continue reading

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5 Ways To Eat Less And Lose Weight

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During my last cheat day (The one day a week I get to eat whatever I want) I decided to measure out just how much of the Lucky Charms cereal I had just poured into the massive bowl I was using.

You see, throughout my years of loving cereal such as Lucky Charms I’d always seen the label, noticed that it was only 110 calories per serving, and gone to town, eating till my heart was content.

I figured each bowl of cereal I had was probably about 2 servings, not a big deal to me. It’s not like I had to worry about my weight or anything – I played sports from the time I was little all the way through college and was always extremely physically active. Continue reading

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6 Carb Articles You Should Read

Oh yes, carbs – those macronutrients that everyone is going so crazy over.

With the discussion of carbs comes up a plethora of questions:

How many should I consume?
Do they make me fat?
Are they bad?
When should I eat them?

I’ll admit, my view on carbs has definitely changed over time. Depending on what your goal is, your carb intake will vary greatly. Continue reading

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Making Sense of Supplements: How to Not Waste Your Time and Money

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I had a friend of mine message me a few days ago asking about my thoughts on supplements.

He had gone into Walgreens and had seen this daunting wall of supplements that they had on display and wondered what many of you have probably wondered – how do I make sense of this all?

With the vast amount of supplements out there it can be extremely difficult to make an informed decision on what to do – I understand this and, just like you, I’ve seen these types of displays at different stores in the past.

Today, I’ll help simplify things for you and give you my thoughts. Continue reading

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Healthy Eating: Finding What Works For You

Today I talked with a few friends of mine about the importance of proper nutrition. They are all looking to lose weight and were searching for some insights on what types of things they could do from a nutritional standpoint to help them out.

As we discussed a few strategies I tried to make it known that there really isn’t one perfect way to go about things.

Every person is different – they like different foods, have different schedules, varying body types, and so on. Continue reading

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