Weight Loss Posts

Everything You Wanted to Know About MCT Oil

Everything You Wanted to Know About MCT Oil

MCT oil has been a big deal in the paleosphere since bulletproof coffee surfaced as the new wellness trend. While I’m not a huge fan of dosing myself with caffeine and fat while fasting (in fact, I never do it), I do really believe that MCT oil can have some great...

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Weight Loss Myths and Scams

Weight Loss Myths and Scams

*Rant warning* I feel like I've been bombarded lately with questions about fad diets.  They've always been around, but they just don't seem to go away. It just seems shiny and new to try a "new" diet instead of sticking to the fundamental principles of a healthy one....

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Ketosis is back: The resurgence of a miracle cure?

Ketosis is back: The resurgence of a miracle cure?

In 2012, when I began writing this blog, the paleosphere was what I am now thinking of as  "old school paleo." Paleo bloggers then focused on leanness, fitness, biohacking, and generally being a hard guy (taking baths in ice water was a thing). We were told to never...

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3 Reasons To Track Your Food

3 Reasons To Track Your Food

If you know me, you know I'm not big on the calorie-counting and tracking mania of the rest of the diet world.  I prefer to let people figure out their health intuitively, eating whole, healthful foods that make them feel good.   But in some circumstances I actually...

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Is weight loss harder the older you get?

Is weight loss harder the older you get?

Does it get harder to lose weight the older you get? For many women who have already reached this point in their lives, the answer is an obvious YES. Yet the question still remains of why this is the case, and if it is absolutely necessary. What is the science behind...

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The right way to set weight loss goals

The right way to set weight loss goals

I've been a blogger the natural health scene for several years now. This means that I have seen half a dozen New Years celebrations come and go. As I have done so, I have helped usher literally thousands of people through their New Years Resolutions. Some have done...

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New science on fat shaming

New science on fat shaming

The health care system in the UK is becoming overly expensive and overly burdened, almost to a tipping point. So now - in an effort to stay afloat - nearly a third of UK hospitals are now denying health care to patients with a BMI over 30. These hospitals have...

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The 7 Worst Reasons to Lose Weight

The 7 Worst Reasons to Lose Weight

Last week I published a post "My 6 Favorite Reasons to Lose Weight." I also, and importantly, began that post with a HUGE disclaimer: "This post is intended to be very sensitive and also a bit in jest but not really." Yes, most certainly! That post and this post are...

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