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Thanksgiving – Don’t be a Food Hangover Victim!!

The day has arrived.  The hour is approaching.  The table is set and look out – we’re HUNGRY!  It’s been a whole year since we’ve sat down to a feast of this caliber and damn if we’re not going to take FULL advantage of it.  Am I right??  Okay, now Read more…

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Testimonial: “I’ve officially lost over half of my original body weight.”

  I used to weigh over a quarter of a ton. The last weigh in I did before I started my weight loss campaign showed 538 pounds on the $250 scale my wife had to buy me with our tex return in March of 2010.  As of today, I weigh Read more…

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Seasons Drinkings

Tis’ the season for an endless assortment of food and drink temptations! Tis’ the season for a self-check in motivation. I know there’s at least one person reading this that gets a little giddy when they see the infamous red holiday cups at Starbucks. I’ve honestly never tried their Pumpkin Read more…

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Meal Management Theory

I had a boss once who used to drive me nuts. One day he gave me three tasks. My response was, “What is the priority of these tasks? Which one should I do first?” He would say, “Matt, they’re all important.” Even though I hounded him about it, he wouldn’t Read more…

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Health in a Package…

As of today there are only 43 shopping days left until Christmas!!  Okay, whatever you do – DON’T PANIC!  I get it, you have like 50 people to shop for and know what you’re actually getting for maybe 3 of them.  Seriously though, don’t sweat it!  Let’s look at this Read more…

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The “Reverse Challenge”: A Personal Experiment

Recently I convinced Rebecca, my wife, to transition our family to a more Paleolithic style of eating.  I have been on a journey of personal discovery and education while over here in Afghanistan and I figure why not give this a shot, eating paleo that is.  I started this way of eating Read more…

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Meat & Potatoes: Back on the Menu

Just in case you haven’t been paying attention lately, meat and potatoes are okay to eat again. It’s a pretty comical situation, really. Meat and potatoes used to be the basic chow of every American – at a time when Americans were the healthiest and tallest people in the world. Read more…

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Fear and Loathing at the Dinner Table

This post was written by Amy Berger.  Amy is working on her Masters Degree in Nutrition and holds a Bachelors in Creative Writing.  She has put together an excellent primer on all things antinutrient. Enjoy! Phytates, oxalates, and goitrogens, oh my! If you’re new to the world of antinutrients, these Read more…

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Make the Most of the ‘Off-season’

The last ‘big’ races/events are over for the season – triathlons, cycling, marathons, the Games – all done for another year.  It’s officially the ‘off-season’; the time for our bodies to rest, recover, and start preparing for the next go.  While the ‘off-season’ is commonly associated with athletes, it truly Read more…

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Eating right during pregnancy and breastfeeding “Why is it so important?

I highly encourage new mothers to nurse their babies. I think that nursing is the surest way to feed your baby, taking advantages of the hundreds of thousands of years our bodies have been figuring out what our babies guts need to become established and keep them healthy. Along with obvious advantages Read more…

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