Blog Category: fat

Sick or Removed Gallbladder?

Is a diseased or malfunctioning body part causing trouble? Sometimes the proposed “remedy” is to remove it completely.

Although I realize that some emergencies call for such a drastic measure, I don’t think we’ve been given spare parts.

If an organ or gland was placed in us, it has a purpose. That biological role is important to understand so that you can support the body appropriately in the absence of the part.

Dietary Hacks to Pump Up Productivity

Carb Loading: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly

The day after my friend participated in a 50 mile bike race, I was eager to hear details about the epic event. His report? After extensive training he bonked hard (his body ran out of fuel) mid-race, and he barely finished. He was crushed.

Prior to and on game day he had dutifully followed the dietary recommendations given to him by countless coaches over the years: carb load

To him, this meant eating pasta the night before. Pancakes and orange juice were ingested the morning of hte race. Right before he took off at the starting line, he decided to down a few packets of sugar just for good measure.

So what went wrong?

Carbohydrates are a great source of quick energy, and carb loading is helpful for many endurance athletes. However, that does not mean that people should follow in the dietary footsteps of my cyclist friend.

Boost Libido with These 2 Key Nutrients

Eating fat doesn’t make you fat. It makes you feel sexy.

In fact, ingesting enough dietary cholesterol goes hand in hand with the health of your libido. Healthy sex hormones provide color and excitement in all areas of life. Today's lesson is on how to up your game by hacking your diet.

Although it is not commonly discussed amongst friends, I frequently hear clients complain about their lagging libido (or their spouse’s waning drive). Luckily, I have several tried and true methods to help you reignite that fire.