Diet Changes lead to Huge Improvement for NBA Player

I just read the article, “The Real-Life Diet of Victor Oladipo, the Pacers’ Newly-Jacked Franchise Player” about how NBA player Victor Oladipo, (along with an improved workout regimen,) changed his diet over the offseason, and how much his physique and energy levels improved, along with much improved play on the court (he should easily win the… Continue reading Diet Changes lead to Huge Improvement for NBA Player

Diet and Exercise Cults

I rented a book from the library, “Diet Cults,” and started reading it a few nights ago, and it was eye opening and has been hard to put down. The first few chapters talked about the history of diets, and how people will adopt a particular way of eating as “The One True Way,” and then… Continue reading Diet and Exercise Cults

Just Say No to the Whole 30 Diet

The vilification of whole grains (and other healthy complex carbohydrates) has gained a lot of steam the past few years with the more popular recent diets, particularly the “PALEO”, and “The Whole 30,” diets. What’s wrong with the vilification of whole grains and other complex carbohydrates? Where to start.. Perhaps most importantly, the “health” information… Continue reading Just Say No to the Whole 30 Diet

Eat Clean Challenge #3 “Flyer Liar’s”

Do you know what a “Flyer Liar” is? If not, here’s the challenge; next time you get coupon’s from a grocer in the mail, look at the discounted “food” within it.  Then discount it. Every time you get coupons in the mailbox, ask yourself, is this food healthy, or is it a nutritional sin, masquerading as… Continue reading Eat Clean Challenge #3 “Flyer Liar’s”

Clean Eating Challenge #2

I usually grocery shop once a week, as I like to see the weekly specials a grocer has (especially ALDI and the co-op) so I can get the best nutritonal value for my dollar, as mentioned in this blog from a few weeks ago. Everytime I go to ALDI, it seems like it’s a little buser… Continue reading Clean Eating Challenge #2

Eat Clean Challenge #1

I’ve used this challenge with personal training clients, friends, and my brothers who work in the trades, and are often eating their lunch “food” through a drive thru window. Some are a little skeptical when I present it, but everyone after doing the challenge realizes what a direct connection there is between the food they… Continue reading Eat Clean Challenge #1