I was recently watching the stand-up comedy of John Pinette. For those of you who don’t know of him, he’s mostly famous for his comedy related to his obesity. In his recent performance he described how he went to the doctor for a checkup and got a “clean bill of health” based on his bloodwork and other tests.
In honor of turkey day, I thought I’d repost one of my favorite recipes. I’m always struggling to find adequate sources of protein which is not always easy to do in our carbohydrate flooded society. Having a diet that has a high percentage of calories from protein has many advantages (See my post Pro Protein for more details). Continue reading
In the struggle to lose weight, there is the ever-present small voice in the back of your head whose sole purpose it is to keep you overweight and unhealthy. You know this voice. It’s the one telling you to ignore me right now.
I was trolling the popular media last week, minding my own business, when I came across the following headline from the BBC: ”Slow Metabolism ‘Obesity Excuse’ True”. For those of you who have yet to read my book “The Weight Loss Counter Revolution” (available at Amazon.com for the low low price of $17.99 by clicking here),
This one, like most of the recipes I post, comes from my favorite recipe website skinnytaste.com. I am a huge fan of adding tuna to salads. Getting enough protein in the diet is hugely important because it will curb your appetite and decrease the urge to snack on high carb gut-busting junk food in between meals. Continue reading
I was recently talking to a group of people, giving them my usual weight loss rants, when I was hit with a question I hear way too often. I was going through my usual discussion of the body mass index (If you don’t know enough about the BMI, click here) when a well meaning but not well informed audience member asked the following question: Continue reading
As is my habit, I will often share with you interesting things I read in the realm of weight loss. Fortunately, my wife shares my interest and passed on a very interesting article from National Geographic on the connection between sugar and weight gain. Continue reading