There’s been a new craze sweeping the weight loss world of late. It has all the makings of a huge hit. It has been seen on the shelves at Starbucks and it’s all over the internet. Drum roll please… The latest in the train of weight loss miracle pills is green coffee bean exctract. It has a nice ring to it. The word green is always popular with its associations with all things pure and natural. It comes from coffee – a known antioxidant and drug of choice for most of us. So green coffee been extract has all the makings of a winner. It was even featured on The Dr. Oz Show Continue reading
You know that voice in your head, the annoying one, that stands in the way of all your successes. It’s the one that tells you all the reasons you can’t, won’t, or shouldn’t. We all have it so I’m sure you know what I’m talking about. I’ve been thinking a lot about this voice recently and have noticed some important things. The voice does not work by overpowering you. Its success comes from its endless needling at you until you give in without even realizing you have succumbed. It’s small but relentless. It never fatigues. This is the voice that is preventing you from succesffully losing weight. But you already knew that, its your voice after all.
I have been on a quest recently to change my diet in a way that decreases my carbohydrate intake and increases my protein intake (Check out my posts on low carb diets to see why: More Evidence for Lower Carbs; Maybe a Calorie Isn’t Just a Calorie; Pro Protein). One of the ways I have done this is by changing my lunch to include a salad with a good source of lean protein (tuna or chicken). This endeavor has been successful thanks to my long suffering saintly wife who makes my lunch for me. Much love to her for that. Continue reading