The Jillian Michaels Story | Body for Wife

I have never been a fan of Jillian Michaels motivational style. In fact I think it really really sucks but I really lost respect for here when she started selling Jillian Michaels diet pills that couldn’t and didn’t measure up to the claims she was making about them (Update: Jillian Michaels Faces Third Lawsuit Over Her Fat-Burning Pills – Nutrition Unplugged).

And now I’ll stand with James Fells criticisms of her until I hear or learn otherwise…

The Jillian Michaels Story

I feel a disturbance in the balance of the force. As I write this, Jillian Michaels is a mere three miles from my house. She is at the local GoodLife Fitness teaching her new class called BODYSHRED (Trademark symbol, hashtag awesome, hashtag whatever). My wife made me promise not to…

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A Low-Carb Diet for Beginners |

A Low-Carb Diet for Beginners

Do you want weight loss without hunger? Or type 2 diabetes reversal and other health benefits? Then it can be a great choice to try a low-carb diet, and this is the perfect place to start. On low carb you can eat all you need to feel satisfied – there’s no calorie counting required.

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WATCH: Noakes verdict No proof of unprofessional conduct

WATCH: Noakes verdict No proof of unprofessional conduct

The HPCSA found no proof that Tim Noakes was guilty of unprofessional conduct for advice he gave to a breastfeeding mother.

Who is Tim Noakes?

Tim Noakes – Wikipedia

Timothy David Noakes (born 1949) is a South African scientist, and an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. He is also a member of the National Research Foundation of South Africa, who list him as one of their highest-rated members.

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The “True” Human Diet – Scientific American Blog Network

The “True” Human Diet

People have been debating the natural human diet for thousands of years, often framed as a question of the morality of eating other animals. The lion has no choice, but we do. Take the ancient Greek philosopher Pythagoras, for example: “Oh, how wrong it is for flesh to be made from flesh!”

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Is Salt Actually Bad for You? | Today I Found Out

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How to Lose a Pound a Day | Body for Wife

Slow and steady really does win the race.

How to Lose a Pound a Day

Warning: This story contains barf. Maybe a wee bit of cussin’ too. Most of you know I make fun of ridiculous weight loss claims made by people who really suck at math. But as I write these words, my deficit for the last 24 hours is approximately 4,000 calories. At this…

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The sickening business of wellness | The Outline

Yvette d’Entremont is known as and writes as Scibabe on Facebook.

Wellness is a scam

The term “wellness” – which seems to encompass everything from yoga to detox teas to crystals – is very hot right now. Earlier this year, New York magazine dedicated an entire, incredulous month to figuring out what wellness was, producing such articles as ” How Algae Went From Horse Food to Wellness Trend” and ” The Real Housewives Guide to Wellness” (Lisa Vanderpump regularly goes to the cryotherapy tank).

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Gary Taubes, the Man Who Knows Why America Is Fat | GQ

This Man Knows Why America Is Fat

Gary Taubes has been uncovering the truth about America’s obesity epidemic for 15 years-but what does he eat to stay lean? For decades, America has tried to fight its obesity epidemic through promoting low-calorie, low-fat diets and exercise as the keys to a lean body. But it hasn’t worked; we’re still getting fatter.

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Lack of Exercise Is More Deadly Than Obesity | Big Think

Lack of Exercise Is More Deadly Than Obesity

Lack of exercise is more deadly than obesity, according to a study of 334,000 men and women which found that twice as many deaths are attributable to physical inactivity than to obesity. For the study, a European heath commission tracked individuals for an average of twelve years, measuring height, weight and waist circumference, and used self-assessment to measure levels of physical activity.

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